THEN and NOW: Angela G

“I would tell the Before Me to quit being so afraid of everything and everyone.” Click on the pic to see how Angela went from a shy kid to a rockin’ mom at...

THEN and NOW: Nate Barlow from “Deep Into Sports”

“I did not like how I looked, to the point where I for the most part banned pictures of me.” Click on the photo to find out how Nate Barlow went from banning pictures of himself to posing for...

THEN and NOW: Anne F

“Here I was, this poor kid wearing hand-me-down clothes going to class with girls who had parents who made literally 10 times (or much, much more) what my mom made in a year: the children of senators, CEOs, and other economic elite.” Click on the pic to find out what happened to...

THEN and NOW: Ayana G

I weighed 98 pounds on the first day of 9th grade. I was so short, skinny, and flat chested that I was regularly mistaken for an eleven-year-old, even by the age of 15 or 16. From skinny minnie to fierce mama, click on the pic to read Ayana’s THEN and NOW story at...

THEN and NOW: Tamara L

“Follow your heart, and do not let anyone lead you down a path that feels wrong. Take your stand and do not waver.” Click on the pic to see Tamara’s transformation to pretty in orange at...

THEN and NOW: Roya Hamadani from “Fierce Foodie”

“Rather than the girl boys got crushes on, I was the girl they asked to deliver their messages to the girls they got crushes on.” Click on the pic to read the rest of Roya’s THEN and NOW story over at...

THEN and NOW: Monique from “Political Physics”

Can you believe the girl in this BEFORE picture thought she was ugly??? Click on the photo¬†to read Monique’s THEN and NOW story over at...

32 CANDLES: THEN and NOW [Tote Bag Challenge]

Dearest Everyone, So this week’s tote bag challenge is a little different. I’m really excited to announce a big initiative that we’re starting next Monday called THEN and NOW. Basically we’re asking you to submit a picture of yourself from high school, a picture of...