We’re so excited we’re about to bust a stitch!

Friends, followers and fans, get ready to join us in embracing our own – new name! Going forward, theStitch.com will now be known as EYOB.com and we couldn’t be happier or more excited! As longtime followers know, theStitch has been, from the absolute very beginning, all about #EYOB.  Our mission statement is grounded in building “an online community where all women feel empowered …

“Washed Away: From Darkness to Light.” Former Model Nikki Dubose Tells Her Story in New Book

Former model Nikki DuBose’ face has excellent bone structure complimented by golden brown hair that fall past her shoulders. Her long, thin frame signals success and happiness and bespeaks a woman who’s got it all. After all, she’s graced many a magazine cover and has experienced a life that many young women can only dream about. But the truth is …

Here’s the thing.

Here’s the thing. The talented actor… The big shot Hollywood Producer… The Senators on both sides of the aisle… The current President of the United States (and a few former ones) … THEY’RE JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG. All those famous and now infamous men that are making the headlines are just the ones we know about.  The men …

Expectations

Why do we set expectations? I’ve thought about this question quite often recently. Expectations seem kind of like a goal at first; a visualization of how the reality of a situation might play out. Like in new relationships, when we start to develop a liking for the other person, we begin to set expectations for what we feel we deserve …

Sunday Stitch: Let Your Passion Drive You

Have you ever been so passionate about something that you actually start to lose focus on the happiness it brings you? For one college runner, that happened. Just about a year ago, Rachele Shulist became so focused on comparing her body to other runners a measurement for success, that she lost all love for the sport. In short, she developed …

Beauty Cannot Be Sold

How much money would you fork over if a personal trainer told you your body wasn’t “in shape” enough? What if they pushed you further and said you couldn’t possibly be happy with your body unless you looked a certain way…would you believe them? I certainly hope NOT! I came across this blog post about a girl, Cassie Young, who …

Guest Post: Amor

*A note from theStitch: This is a submission from our very own Stitch community. We thank her for sharing these beautiful words with you all. Enjoy! Amor I give myself permission to live and express myself whole heartily, raw with all the spices and ingredients. I was suppressed by many and not accepted by some. But today and everyday forward, I pledge to be …

Sunday Stitch: Your Roots

Roots are important; they create a foundation and provide the necessary nutrients to make things grow. It’s where life starts. But even more importantly, roots keep things grounded. No matter how much weather and other outside elements try to teeter and knock them down, roots keep a strong hold to that allows things to withstand and outlast whatever the world throws its way. …

Sunday Stitch: Know Yourself

The tragic loss of Chester Bennington is heavy and hard to comprehend. We all suffer from our own selves; some of us more than others. As you watch this video, think about the [insert your name here] that lives within your skull, and don’t ever stop listening to it. We are all here living in this big, beautiful, crazy world. …

Guest Post: Enough

*A note from theStitch: This touching post is a submission from our very own Stitch community. We thank her for her honesty, and admire her courage to share these words with you all. Enjoy! I am enough. I am enough. I am enough. How many times do I need to write it, read it, or say it before I actually believe it? I …