Lively Athena

Musings, ramblings, and inspirations from a writer . . . writing a thesis.
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This, every time.

This is When I Gripe About Powerlifting: Fighting Off Fear and Gravity

This is When I Gripe About Powerlifting: Fighting Off Fear and Gravity

Do-you-even-lift-bro

Hello Gods and Goddesses.

GreekGods

Can I call you that? Is that okay? Are you offended, flattered or indifferent? Oh, it doesn’t matter. It’s my blog. I’ll say what I want.

Hello Walrus and Walruses.

Yes this is a Walrus playing a saxophone.

Yes this is a Walrus playing a saxophone.

Nope. That one didn’t work. I think I’ll stick with Gods and Goddess since its my general theme.

ANWAYS.

Let’s talk about powerlifting.

Jennifer Thompson, one of the most bad ass female powerlifters.

Jennifer Thompson, one of the…

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Dove: Real Beauty or Real Bullshit?

Dove: Real Beauty or Real Bullshit?

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I first saw the Dove Beauty Patch ad when I was about to watch Grace Helbig’s latest video. Of course I had to watch the entire 4 minute ad because I was intrigued. What has Dove got up its sleeve this time? Will they show us how much we hate ourselves with sketches? Will it tell use we are beautiful, but we also need to buy a creme that will tighten up our aging and imperfect skin? Will it show…

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faultinourstarsmovie:

One note = one vote. Like or reblog to vote for your state! Go Texas! http://thefaultinourstarsmovie.com/demandourstars 

faultinourstarsmovie:

One note = one vote. Like or reblog to vote for your state! Go Texas! http://thefaultinourstarsmovie.com/demandourstars 

A Case of the Shoulds: The Cult of BIKINIA aka its Bikini Season Again

A Case of the Shoulds: The Cult of BIKINIA aka its Bikini Season Again

Just a picture of me on the beach last summer. ;)

 I want to start this out by telling everyone out there that you look fine in your bathing suit.

 You maybe thinking, “I should lose weight.” You are constantly bombarded with images of models, both male and female, rocking an awesome bod in an awesome bathing suit. Everyone around you is talking about losing weight for summer. You feel pressured and like you won’t have any fun if you don’t have…

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