I have often talked about my anxiety, and my continual effort to live with it, but I hardly ever talk about my battle with depression and suicidal thoughts, nor do I talk about what recovery means to me. These are things that weigh on my heart and on my mind daily, but I don't ever vocalize… Continue reading recovery is a journey, not a destination
Today I turn twenty-five. It's weird, because a lot of the times I still feel like I'm sixteen. When someone needs an adult and turns to me, I still assume they're waiting for me to find an adult. I don't know how to be an authority figure (a true tragedy since I work in a… Continue reading twenty-five.
I haven't ever been that girl who is careful with her heart. I'm too impulsive to take a step back from a situation and consider the emotional damage I may bring upon myself. More than that, I've never been one for passing up the chance for something great. Maybe that makes me brave, or maybe… Continue reading forget safety; love wildly
(Photo credit to the lovely and talented Laurel Guild) I'm baaaaaack. I seriously cannot believe I took an entire semester off, but I have been so busy and so much has happened in that time, but first and most importantly: I HAVE A MASTERS DEGREE!!!! This semester has been so mentally and physically draining (though I can… Continue reading commencement
Yesterday was my last first day of class--as a student at least. Yesterday I started my last semester of graduate school, a day I have been looking forward to almost as much as May 4 (my graduation day, which I'm looking forward to solely for the cute insta caption about being a master, and also… Continue reading the last first
I've been thinking long and hard about my resolutions for 2017, because I want to have them written down somewhere for all to see. It keeps me accountable. It motivates me. It encourages me. I wanted to be able to bundle them up in a neat little package like I did my past resolutions, with… Continue reading a year for renewal
Look, I know we've still got a couple weeks of December left, but I'm going ahead and reflecting on how my resolutions for this year went, because it's time to start thinking about what I want for myself out of 2017. And honestly, 2016 has been such a fantastic shit show that I'm ready to… Continue reading be better 2016: wrapping it up