So last week I turned a year older! And as per tradition my boyfriend and I (who has the same birthday) took a little trip. We went to Montreal, which is conveniently a 5 hour drive from Portland but it feels like a completely different world. We spent two blissful but emotional nights there. Our… Continue reading Montreal and Birthdays
I'm going to be honest with y'all. Things have been NOT GOOD lately. I've been tired, unmotivated, lazy, antisocial. Skipping and shortening workouts, eating badly, not accomplishing the things I want to accomplish. There are a lot of reasons for this; mercury in retrograde, the ebb and flow of depression, working overtime this summer to… Continue reading Reflection
Hello hello Sorry I've been MIA for the past week, I haven't felt like myself at all and didn't have anything to write about. I've had little motivation or creativity. Usually I'm a powerhouse of productivity and fitness and new ideas but this past week I've been lazy and tired, dodging my workout routines and… Continue reading A note to self
I'm thrilled to be writing this post in collaboration with the lovely Mikee and her blog Organicaholic, all about everything organic from lifestyle to food! Check out her post about organic hair care! So, every woman knows how essential a good skincare routine is. A good routine can work wonders for your skin, keep it clear… Continue reading DIY Organic Skin Care Routine!
it's incredible to think that in a few months my reality will be forever altered I'll step off the plane into a new existence new streets I'll walk that will grow more familiar with each stride. The strangers that may become friends or even family the bed where I'll sleep peppered with clothes and books… Continue reading A poem for everyone who’s moving away
The other day I was at a party and someone I hadn't seen for a month and a half came up to me and said "wow you're so skinny! You lost so much weight!" and although I smiled and said thanks and felt a little glow of satisfaction, I couldn't help but feel a little… Continue reading Loving your body in every form
Back when I was 14 years old, a scared little freshman starting high school, I entered Mr. M's English class expecting another boring humdrum hour. As Mr. M, a tall quirky bald man, handed me a little reading packet I had no idea what I was in for. The handout was a chapter from Ishmael,… Continue reading Philosophical Gorillas and Freshman English Class