“If you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best”

“If you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best”

Mistakes... we all make them. We make the wrong judgment call when it comes to an argument with a friend, we make a choice that isn't the best for our wellbeing, or even worse--we do something that is harmful to ourselves and maybe even potentially life-altering. I've done all of the above, as have I'm [...]

6 Months In A New City: The Good, The Bad, The Isolating, & How I’m Working To Love Myself More

6 Months In A New City: The Good, The Bad, The Isolating, & How I’m Working To Love Myself More

It's insane to think I've now been living in New York for 6 months. Absolutely insane. In 6 months, I have seen both the greatest, and most difficult days to date. I've had days where I feel like I completely belong here and I'm on top of the world. I've had days where I didn't [...]

Keeping My Mind Right Through Weight Loss/Gain, Dating, And Everything In Between

Keeping My Mind Right Through Weight Loss/Gain, Dating, And Everything In Between

It's always driven me nuts that the first thing most people judge you on in this world is your looks and appearance. "You look like you've lost weight!" Or rather, *stark silence after an up down full body stare is done on your body by a relative and you're already feeling a little bloated.* It's [...]

Traveling Solo: What I Learned and Why Everyone Should Do It

Traveling Solo: What I Learned and Why Everyone Should Do It

Studying abroad is something I was fortunate enough to get the opportunity to do in college. I studied a semester in Verona, Italy and it was an absolutely life changing experience.  I definitely got the experience of going out of my comfort zone by being in a different country, speaking a different language, and meeting [...]

The Recent Step I Took To Get Out Of My Comfort Zone And Chase My Happiness And Dreams

The Recent Step I Took To Get Out Of My Comfort Zone And Chase My Happiness And Dreams

The past few weeks have been unconventional (and exciting) to say the least, because I kind of did a thing - I quit my job that I've been at for the past four years. Let's start from the beginning of my career. I've been working since I graduated college, which was almost five years ago. [...]