If you look at me and wonder, "Good lord, does this girl cut her own hair, or does she just have reeeeeally bad bedhead?" The answer is usually both. For a lot of people, this subject is probably weird for a Mental Health Monday post, but for me, it couldn't be more relevant. Just bear… Continue reading Why yes, I do cut my own hair!
I don't even quite know what to say. I am devastated for those affected by the latest school shooting, but let's be honest... you could read this on any given day and assume I'm talking about a different tragedy. It is relevant every single day in this country, because a mass shooting happens statistically every… Continue reading Maybe your thoughts and prayers should be about policy change.
I'm going to use this Leslie Knope holiday to introduce my ride or die, the other half of my package deal, fellow mother to my cat children... Jenna Bradley. I don't know if it's because I'm poly and view relationships differently or what, but my best friend isn't just my best friend. She's my platonic… Continue reading Happy Galentine’s Day!
One of the most notable things about my life is the fact that I have six cats, and I don't think it's weird at all. Something that I wouldn't have known how to articulate four years ago is that I believe full-stop in the healing powers of pet therapy. When I tried and failed to… Continue reading My cat is my therapist.
As a white person, I think February is a time for reflection. Black History should absolutely be celebrated by everyone, but I think it's really important for white people to realize that we even manage to further oppress the historical figures we attempt to celebrate. One obvious example is Rosa Parks. She is one of… Continue reading Feminist Friday: Black History Month
I've mentioned in a vague sort of way that two of my main goals right now are making better financial decisions and getting to a healthier place physically. I think when it comes to financial and physical health, both are tricky conversations to navigate, so I want to provide a little context. Today, I have… Continue reading why I want to lose weight
So... I'm bipolar. It's a thing. I feel like most people don't understand what bipolar disorder actually is. There is such a stigma surrounding mental illness, and the term "bipolar" is in the zeitgeist as an insult for someone who is being unreasonable. People throw it around carelessly, never pausing to think maybe someone in… Continue reading What’s in a name?