Month: September 2014


I have been a complete ball of stress for the past few weeks… honestly, make that the past few months. I’ve been on high-gear since May, and I haven’t had much of a chance to slow down since. In some ways, I feel like a completely different person than the […]


I’ve never exactly been what you would call “shy.” Everyone in my family has really big personalities, so by default, I think I do too. I’ve always taken that as a good thing, because that’s who I am: big personality, big sense of humor, and big heart. I’m always one […]

How to be Selfish

About a week ago, I dropped my Italian class. I had struggled with the decision for most of the summer, but it just took getting into classes to realize that five classes was one too many… besides that, there’s just been a lot occupying my mind and time. It’s been […]

Breaking Down Beautiful

Growing up, my hair really bothered me. It was brown and straight, which elementary-school-me interpreted as super lame compared to my curly-haired, blonde, or redhead counterparts. So, in fifth grade, my mom let me get a perm. I liked it for a while, but when you’re eleven years old and […]