Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. Ever since I was little, I remember getting giddy about trading Valentine’s cards in class and receiving little heart-shaped boxes of chocolate from my parents (maybe I just like to be spoiled but, hey, what’s the harm in that?). As I’ve gotten older, the meaning… Read More valentine's past: a reflection on my best (+ worst) vdays
The last ten years have been massively transforming for me, and I know I’m not alone. A lot can change in ten years, especially when you’re finishing off the decade in your early-to-mid twenties. At 22, the last ten years of my life were illustrated by constant change: becoming a teenager, graduating into adulthood —… Read More a decade of change
The last year and a half has been a personal picnic in hell for me. I’ve often described it as both the worst and the best time of my life. The worst because I’ve suffered from a lot of gut-punches thrown at me by life and the best because I’ve had to learn how to… Read More i’m finally myself again
When they say it’s hard to go back to school, they mean it. I always took this lightly when I was told this by the adults in my life because, well, at the time, I was still enrolled in school and thought little of having to find the motivation to go back. But then I… Read More i’m going back to school
Last night, I spent a few hours catching up with a friend of mine. She and her husband now have an adorable 13-day-old little baby girl who joined us for what I deemed a “girls’ night” featuring hibachi chicken and The Ted Bundy Tapes. It was accompanied by some deep conversations that stretched from our… Read More on: no longer giving a sh!t
I was going to write a blog this week about something super emotional and deep-feeling; I was going to write about how I constantly compare my success to others’ and how, right now, I’ve been feeling really down-in-the-dumps about my own life because of it. But then, last night, I finished a 30-day yoga challenge… Read More yoga saved me
Hi, it’s me again. I know I said I’d stay away and I still plan to stay away for undetermined amounts of time, but I’m here again on a self (re)discovery mission that included re-branding this blog in anticipation for my new self.