Anxiety.

It begins with a tickle at the very bottom of my throat. No. Not my throat. My esophagus. Wow, I really hate that word. It begins with a tickle at the bottom of my breathing pipe. Okay, not better but accurate enough. My breath gets shallow and I feel as if though I just might […]

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A Message From A Sunflower

Because like a sunflower, you were made to stand tall, be strong, and stay grounded. This piece was made for my godmother. The sunflower is the symbol for sarcoma. Having someone so close to you going through everything that comes with being a cancer patient is so rough. Cancer brain, hallucinations, pain, and so many […]

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3 Best Things To Do On A Cold Winter Day

This -50 degree polar vortex weather here in Chicago is really no joke. I was outside attempting to take this posts photo and my fingers literally felt like they were going to burn off after having been stuck with about a thousand needles. They were only out of my mitten for about 5 minutes. Now […]

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Breathe, And Live

The 10 years challenge is all over social media and I’m sure you’ve heard it by now. I didn’t exactly post my own but I sure as hell went back in time through the wonderful, embarrassing, and sweet photos posted on facebook since I was a freshman in high school. Reminiscing is something I enjoy […]

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Live Your Dream

You know the phrase “it’s easier said than done”? Well I’ve come to realize that for a good chunk of my life, that was my motto. I’m done with just writing, saying, and dreaming my goals and I’m now more motivated than ever to start actually living them. I’m realizing that my dreams can come […]

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LA: Camp Flog Gnaw

A good friend of mine moved out to LA for medical school back in July. I had been wanting to visit and said I would go in October but that didn’t happen because I ended up visiting boyfriend during that month for his birthday instead. It all worked out because after I got back from […]

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Adjusting To A New Lifestyle

2018 has been a year of many changes and growth for me. I traveled to Europe for the first time. I found love abroad and began a new relationship (with an amazing guy). I went to Electric Forest for the first time. I visited New York for the first time. Boyfriend came to visit and […]

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What’s In My Carry-On: New York Ed.

In my opinion, what you bring in a carry-on is essential for every trip you take. Depending on how long you’ll be on the plane or where you’re going, the things you bring can make a huge difference to your time on your flight. Flying can sometimes be uncomfortable so having things that will make […]

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Long-Distance Relationship

I’m constantly stuck between two opposites when it comes to my love life. Am I the independent woman who doesn’t need her boyfriend’s constant attention or am I the overly emotional woman who gets into passive aggressive mode over a missed FaceTime call? I know certain experiences in past relationships affect reactions in current ones […]

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This Travel Bug Of Mine + New Goals

When I was young, like 5 years old young, all I knew is that I wanted to help make the world a better place. Okay so maybe I didn’t exactly use those words and though my dream job has changed a fair amount, I’ve never strayed from wanting to make the world a better place. […]

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