Shuck It

If you weren’t heading off to college in the fall, then you were a big ol’ loser. At least that’s the way it was in my high school, and don’t even get me started on what community college attendance would do to your reputation. Of course looking back now, nearly five years after my college […]

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Instagallon

Instagram has been my sole source of social media for the past two years. For a while I prided myself in, and even bragged about, the fact that I only existed on one social media platform. While this is still a decision I plan to adhere to, (well until something better comes along) I also […]

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Social Caterpillar

My parents have said my whole life what a social butterfly I am. I thrive when I’m spending time with friends or family, and also love being surrounded by large crowds. Being around people feels safe and comfortable, whereas being alone feels intimidating and sometimes downright scary. Not to say that I don’t ever enjoy […]

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To Tell Or Not To Tell

It’s no secret that people have trouble dealing with grief in this country. Most people feel some level of discomfort when dealing with the pain and suffering of others, so turning a blind eye is their natural response. The perpetuation of this stigma that you shouldn’t be excited or open about your pregnancy until you’re […]

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DIY Puppy Paw Butter

I don’t know about you but my dog loves to go outside in even the most brutal winter conditions. This takes a serious toll on her paws and snout, making them dry and cracked. I decided to make a paw butter that would safely moisturize these areas and keep my girl happy and comfortable. Here’s […]

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Stop Trying

Ever been in a yoga class and thought ‘why can’t I get my leg straight?’ or ‘how does he/she make it look so easy while I’m over here dying to stay in?’. These physical differences, while also being dependent on consistent practice, evolve from a specific mental state that is detached from the potential outcome. […]

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This Is Also Me

In these words I offer you the truest expression of what鈥檚 embedded under my skin, between my bones, and deep within my heart space. Rarely are all parts of me in unison, and sometimes I feel an internal debate between each space, but they’re all me.  I notice that if every fiber of my being […]

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