Introductions are awkward! Now that the back to school season is upon us I have been seeing a lot of … Continue Reading Hi My Name Is….
When I think about routines I’m immediately brought back to The Shining and the phrase Jack writes over and over: ALL … Continue Reading On Routine…
Recently I have failed to pencil in time to recharge my batteries and I am feeling it. I have been … Continue Reading You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup
On many occasions we are our own worst enemies. One of these occasions is when we listen to ourselves say … Continue Reading Take Control Of Your Narrative
“Body on the Tracks” Huddled. An empty train packed. Delayed. Half hour commute tripled. Paused for Signal. Still silent bodies … Continue Reading Body on the Tracks
Next week I get a speaker at the event DENIAL: Being In It & Getting Out Of It. I reached … Continue Reading Public Speaking *Gulp*
I remember when Usher came out with the Confessions album. I was a freshman in high school and pretty naive about sex. … Continue Reading Usher’s “Burn” and Taking Control of Your Sexual Health
The past weekend I moved to an apartment in Evanston. Three stories up with no elevator. We were too stubborn … Continue Reading Goodbye Lincoln Square, Hello Evanston!
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I fell in love with Katy Perry’s second album “One of the Boys.” It was catchy, angsty, and fun. As … Continue Reading “Witness” Katy Perry’s Departure
I grew up as a city girl. We lived at the Oak Park stop on the “L” so we felt … Continue Reading Get Your Green On!
We are stubborn, fearful of rejection, and don’t want to “bother” anyone, or at least that’s how I feel when … Continue Reading Asking Is The Hard Part
Yesterday was a hot, humid, beautiful Chicago summer day. I made plans with friends, coworkers, and classmates to head to … Continue Reading Learning to Go With the Flow
How fitting is it that the daily prompt is edible? These egg cups are edible, but more than that they … Continue Reading Fuel for Your Week: Quick, Easy, Yummy Egg Cups!
It is an understatement to say that I was a troubled teen. I was dramatic, volatile and vulnerable. I made … Continue Reading Marked.
I was delighted by the blooming lillies this year. I started taking photos of the ones that caught my eye … Continue Reading Summer Lilly Series