music festival
While I had to practice not calling people every cuss word I know, I can finally check “music festival” off my bucket list.
do this don't
It wasn’t until my junior year in high school (and after years of using cocoa butter to treat my blemishes) that I dared to wear a skirt without coverage.
mental health
When we don’t pause to consider how traumatic experiences like suicide might trigger people on our timeline, we’re not only reactive we’re reckless.
As I get closer to my thirties, I'm learning the difference between being mature and being an adult.

Aug 16, 2013 at 1:00pm | 85 comments

It took me three years to jump on the bandwagon, but now I’m totally hooked.
kate middleton
Even with no baby on board or impending plans of pregnancy, I’m guilty of fearing what weight gain having a child might inflict on my body.
asking for help
Ask my mother for money? Request an extension on a deadline? Actually admit I needed anyone for anything or anything from anyone? Not this girl.
Accents can be private -- a sacred language reserved for kin or those wise enough not to question whether you’re a “real” or “true” insert-origin-here.

Jul 16, 2013 at 10:00am | 233 comments

I know that one day I want to start a family of my own, but what the heck happens when you can’t give them back at the end of day?
street harassment
The truth is, I’m exhausted. And at moments I feel like a regressed feminist, failing to fling my fist in the air at any anti-woman moment.