Unpacking mental illness: Early years and relationships.

“That’s so petty.” I remember in fifth grade, one day, sitting at the lunchroom table with a group of people that I was friends with at the time. The conversation, about someone in another group. Making fun of, calling that person names. Everyone chiming in something that, every other 10 year old at the table, […]

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Cutting hair, and letting go.

I wrote this post a few months ago, unsure of what I’d ever do with it. I had been sitting in my cousin’s salon chair for a trim, thinking about all of the times I cut my hair for more than just the sake of cutting my hair. All of the times I cut my […]

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Take Up Space.

Take up space. We’re hearing it more and more as more as more women, specifically, are breaking out of the molds society wants to tuck us neatly into. Taking up space, despite some of the forward progression in the movement of women’s equality, is hard. It shouldn’t be. So what exactly does taking up space […]

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#takebackfitspo

Life never really goes as expected. Yet, we never fail to hope, and in some way, expect that it will. The entire time I was trying to get pregnant, and even when that miracle finally came, I had expected to gain a crap ton of weight. On both sides of my family, history shows a […]

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Let’s talk ‘bikini bridge’.

My hair is long enough to have to tie back now. But it’s at that stage where you still need a bunch of clips to pin up the back bottom layers so I feel like a four year old struttin’ my stuff at the gym. However, that’s not what makes me a smidge annoyed today. […]

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