I had my first panic attack during my senior year of high school, in the middle of anatomy class. We were prepping for a lab where we’d prick our finger, draw a bit of blood, and determine our blood type. I had been looking forward to this lab – I loved this kind of thing. Right…
If I had a dollar for every time someone called me “brave” for publicly sharing my struggles with alcohol abuse and sobriety, I wouldn’t be driving around with a massive dent in the side of my car that I can’t afford to get fixed. My propensity for over-sharing my life – the good, the bad,…
99% of the people who read my blog are also social media/real life friends, so you already know the news… WE’RE PREGNANT! We’re expecting a baby in April 2019, and it is not physically, emotionally, humanly possible to be more excited than we are. Of course, as I do with everything, I wanted to document…
I received a snarky comment that said, “It's important to keep something in perspective: at 24, you don't know everything and will be a different person at 34, and also 44.” Was I supposed to shut up until then?
I write about every single hard thing I've ever been through, but this is easily the hardest post I've written thus far.
Every time I feel a shitty emotion, I’ve been conditioned to try & escape. Why? What happens if I (gasp) just sit and feel it in all its ugly glory?
Leaving California was bittersweet, but I'm not leaving empty-handed. Today, I’m reflecting on the biggest things I learned over the past two years – in no particular or logical order – and the wisdom I’m bringing into my New Mexican chapter.
My dream home is with the people (and animals) I love.
I've made it a mission to look on the bright side, but sometimes bright sides don't freaking exist.
First off, stop going in tanning beds and don't let anyone talk you into getting bangs. Trust me. With that out of the way, here are a few other things to keep in mind as you navigate the insane world of high school, college, and early adulthood.