How to Document the Present

At the start of this year I "went off" social media, by which I mean I deleted the apps off my phone. I was hoping this would be the answer to the growing anxiety I experienced throughout 2017. On Instagram, I couldn't stop refreshing my feeds, scrolling obsessively until a photo repeated and I completed … Continue reading How to Document the Present


What We Did This Year

It's almost the end of the year, I'm almost 31, and I just got bangs again because ugh I was bored and you should know me by now. I did mostly everything this year and now I'm tired and taking time these last few days of 2017 to reflect. To recap: I moved from Chicago … Continue reading What We Did This Year

Hand in Marriage

I got engaged and suddenly everyone was looking at my hands. Right after I got engaged I was talking to a colleague and as she was looking down at my ring she said, β€œIt must have been a surprise proposal, you don’t have your nails done.” I vaguely remembered hearing that was a thing some … Continue reading Hand in Marriage

June + July

HELLO. It's been over a month since I last wrote here and I'm feeling weirdly self-conscious about it! I was thinking about just not addressing it but that didn't feel ~authentic~ So now comes the part where I tell you all the reasons I've been away and you can decide if they are valid or … Continue reading June + July