It has been one week since I have given up alcohol for lent! I honestly don’t feel any different! Going 7 whole days without alcohol was a lot easier than I thought it was going to be. I didn’t wake up and immediately feel clearer or have an orb of light shooting out of me or whatever people say it’s like. I just felt like … Continue reading Week 1 Check In – without Alcohol
She was an old soul who wandered through life never quite fitting in with the status quo. She valued quality conversations but not just any conversation. Tell her about the book you read that made you cry. Tell her about your favorite constellation in the sky and what stories you’ve made up to go along with it. Tell her about the time you were small … Continue reading Have You Ever Met an Old Soul?
When I was 11-16 I suffered from an eating disorder. I didn’t know how to manage the chaos that was my life: school, friends, boys, family, etc. The one thing I thought I could control was my weight. I suddenly became obsessed with losing weight. Not knowing much about exercise outside of P.E. class or cheerleading practice I decided to focus on losing weight by … Continue reading From Cocktails to Coffee and Everything in Between
I’ve been on a weight loss journey for the past couple weeks now and I’m getting to the point in my dedication where I’m starting to obsess and feel guilty at times. I’m on a structured meal plan and fitness routine that makes me anxious when I veer from it. Example, last night was my birthday dinner celebration at Portillos. For one, a salad has … Continue reading It’s Called Indulging not Cheating
What internal void am I trying to fill by surrounding myself with stuff that stops satisfying me after the allure wears off? What is missing from my life? I ordered a shirt I saw on an ad off of Instagram. The shirt is a blue and white striped top with a high neck and these bell sleeves that flow effortlessly when you bend your arm. … Continue reading Why Do We Shop?
This is my favorite topic to talk about because I never saw my life playing out this way! I moved into my first studio apartment when I was 24 and a month later my boyfriend moved in. At first it started out as only “a couple of weeks” which soon turned into months and then lo and behold I was fired from a job I … Continue reading Sharing Spaces
I love those memes everywhere where it says “When you get paid every two weeks” and the first photo is of a gourmet lobster meal and it’s captioned “Week 1” and then the next picture is a cup full of ice water captioned “Week 2”. It’s funny because it’s true. Ever since I started working and paying for things I’ve wanted my mom’s always nagging … Continue reading How to Live When You Live Paycheck to Paycheck
When I was 16 I read the Great Gatsby for the first time and immediately fell into a rabbit hole of 1920’s era glamour and mystique. Between the Golden Age and the flappers my already continued obsession with the history of CHANEL and it’s fearless creator and namesake Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel intensified. There was something about the Great Gatsby that called to me. When I … Continue reading Why I’m A Beautiful Little Fool