on embracing the new

I’m doing a cleanse. Emotionally and Physically. Or, my own version of one, anyways. Here goes nothing. Physical I haven’t had alcohol (minus one small glass of incredibly overpriced Rose) since I got home from New Orleans and this is probably the longest I’ve gone without drinking since I turned 21. It’s funny, as a millennial…

on breaking down (and moving on)

I should preface this post by saying that I’ve never lived outside of my family home. I grew up, went to college and survived the first half of my twenties – all while living in the same house I grew up in. There were always reasons for not making the leap into LA: I didn’t…

two years

Two years ago I suffered a broken heart that I thought could never be repaired. These days, I’ve never felt more whole. Here’s to the single life. And in my sister’s words…Happy Independence Day.

on changes

Sometimes I think I forgot how to write. Like I’m creatively handcuffed – stuck in a routine that I can’t seem to break out of. Which, in a sense, is a total tragedy as writing has become my own version of a security blanket. I still find myself writing all the time in my head –…

on turning 26

I turn 26 on Friday, October 14th. Five days. It’s almost weird to think of how different life is now than I would’ve guessed a year ago. I recently came across this photo that was taken in April of 2015. I was 24, had just been dumped and was on the tail end of recovery…

guys get dumped, too // part 1

My good guy friend from college (seriously, one of the best guys I know) reached out to me this weekend with a mega-bombshell: he was dumped.Considering he’s a writer himself, he suggested a brand spankin’ new series for this blog: GUYS GET DUMPED, TOO. It’s easy to forget this little fact, when we ladies are…