I am thrilled to share that earlier this month I signed with Wilhelmina Models! The little 14-year-old brace face me watching  America's Next Top Model could never imagine this becoming a reality! And all praise is to Him! But, let me share my full testimony on...

I'm thankful that God has allowed me to live this long. I never saw myself living this long because I dealt with a lot of demons in my past that I did not see myself defeating. Yet, here I am. I am happy, successful, and have accomplished so much more than I ever imagined. Over the years, I've evolved into a strong, independent and caring woman. I can say with great pride that I'm proud of who I am and who I am becoming. I feel like I have a solid understanding of how to navigate life and want to share some key points I've learned. Read them, think about each word, and let me know which point resonates with you the most!

Who would have thought that coffee could be the solution for clearing pimples, acne, and breakouts? Astringents, creams, pills, you name it—I've tried them all. But no matter how consistent I was with my facial hygiene routine, the pimples continued to come. In fact, over the past 11 months my breakouts have intensified, giving me flashbacks of my teenage years. On a last glimmer of hope, before dragging myself back to the dermatologist, I switched up my diet, gave up coffee, and the results were shocking!

Winter is the most difficult time to motivate yourself to get ready for work in the morning. When you wake-up, the sky is still dark, your room is freezing, and you just want to stay bundled under your blankets. But, as much as you'd rather lay in bed, you know you have to get to your 9 to 5. As a person who's the worst morning person on the planet, here are four tips on how I motivate myself to get out of bed in the morning during the Winter months.