Drag Your Ass Out of Bed- A Moment of Self Reflection and My Trip to Tak’alik Ab’aj

6:30- alarm rings. Ugh… snooze 6:39- alarm rings again. Seriously. My eyes burn due to a combination of sleep deprivation and sheer laziness. I try to take in a deep breath and it feels like a softball fills the space between my throat and my lungs. Snooze. 6:43- alarm. O dear god why… message Spencer.…Read more Drag Your Ass Out of Bed- A Moment of Self Reflection and My Trip to Tak’alik Ab’aj

Cut my hair so I could rock back and forth without thinking of you: My London Haircut

I’ve always been a fan of a good haircut. It’s the reason I faithfully returned to the same stylists for nearly 10 years. My favorite part of the process has always, and most likely will always be, the scalp massage. My 7 minutes in heaven. It’s one of the fastest parts of the experience but…Read more Cut my hair so I could rock back and forth without thinking of you: My London Haircut

Taming My Inner Control Freak

A friend recently told me that the brain hates uncertainty. And I will add to that statement- especially my brain. Living in a new and unfamiliar place has brought with it many moments of uncertainty. Which once again my brain hates. I have felt anxious and out of touch with myself these last few months.…Read more Taming My Inner Control Freak

My Magic Ingredients

I am beginning to think that I have been on a constant search for two magical ingredients. These magical ingredients go by the names of security and control. I never called them this of course. No. Instead these ingredients were labeled having a plan and perfection. These spice jars sat nicely next to my bed.…Read more My Magic Ingredients