Why You Will Never Be Enough, For Them

As a woman, I've had to overcome a lifetime struggle of self-abuse from eating disorders, body dysmorphia, self-image, and self-esteem issues. Long before social media, the ideal image of beauty, and perfection were the norm. You’d see it plastered


How a Bikini Competition Changed My Life

I have been beyond blessed by the overwhelming amount of support I received (in the form of numerous messages, comments, and shares) for my first HuffingtonPost.com publication—thank you! Being authentic, vulnerable, and transparent takes courag


A Reflection Of Time

Looking back at 2018 with a full heart. I am so grateful and blessed. ⁣ ⁣ Another year of learning and growing. ⁣ But life wouldn’t be life without the highs and lows, the ebbs and flows, that’s the of beauty it all!⁣ ⁣ ⬆️Beca



Let’s talk about anger and forgiveness. A topic that’s been buzzing around these past few weeks. Forgiveness is like wine for your soul. It’s soothing, calming, brings you peace and joy and once you’ve had a sip, it’s easier to down. Whil


Going Through Changes

Something’s changed in you. Yes. I have changed. As we go through life, we change, we grow, we adapt, and we evolve. We as humans go through periods of expansion and growth. From extroversion to introversion, social butterfly to recluse and h

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    Hi, I am Rachel!

    I am the founder of I am Athletics, a line of athletic apparel and accessories with an important message: Let go of your limiting beliefs and redefine who you are. Create your own story.

    After a lifetime of living in extremes, from body dysmorphia to eating disorders, to self-esteem issues, I have overcome struggles by creating a balanced health and fitness lifestyle of body, mind, and soul. Through experiences of my own, I hope to give back and inspire, encourage and empower others to embrace life with passion and purpose.

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