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Advice from my Therapist

A few months ago, I had a pretty enlightening conversation with my therapist. Yes, I see a therapist. This is me stating it like a celebrity pregnancy announcement. A common theme she and I talk about is how I can continue to seek balance in my life. Balance was something I struggled with back when… Continue reading Advice from my Therapist

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Just Being- the COVID series

Today I’m coming at you LIVE from my kitchen with a holiday candle burning, Folklore playing, and my second glass of wine in hand. My landlord technically doesn’t allow candles, but I simply cannot be tamed. Today was different than a lot of days I have had lately. For the first time in a while,… Continue reading Just Being- the COVID series

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None of My Business: Lessons from Queer Eye

Like many people, I’m a huge fan of the show Queer Eye. If you’re unfamiliar with the show, I’m only slightly judging you. Just kidding, but not really. The premise of the show is that five Queer men (the Fab Five) show up to a nominated person’s house to help said person with the following areas of… Continue reading None of My Business: Lessons from Queer Eye

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Opting Out of the Food Competition

Living in a small (but lovely) town of about 400 people means there can be limited opportunities for activities to do. Because one can only go to so many movies, and I’m past the point of hanging out in the Walmart parking lot (thank God), I’ve gone out to eat a lot in my 20… Continue reading Opting Out of the Food Competition

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My Thoughts on Nike’s Plus-Size Mannequin

In early June, Nike released a new plus-size mannequin in one of its locations in Oxford, London. Many people weren’t shy to express their dismay of this “controversial” addition, out of fear that showing a plus-size mannequin would be a misstep in the fight against obesity. As a result, this sparked a lot of debate… Continue reading My Thoughts on Nike’s Plus-Size Mannequin