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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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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Dear 2019,

New Year, New Me? Not this time. Every new year is filled with resolutions, promises, and expectations that never really seem to play out the way I want. This year is no exception. Well, I can’t predict the future but probably. Instead of writing down my big goals for this year I’ll start with smaller […]

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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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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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Find Your Flow

It’s the first Sunday of June 2018. June is my favorite month, not just because we are finally starting to have nice warm days here in Chicago, not just because the official first day of summer is in June, but mostly because it is my birthday month. Before you ask, no I am not a […]

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Am I an Artist? + Rejection

I’m getting my Master’s in Counseling: Art Therapy. In high school, I was an art major. You’d think I would have an easier time calling myself an artist but for some reason it still feels weird in my mouth. Maybe it’s because I feel like my work is not magnificent or maybe because I feel […]

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