Month: August 2015


Being with someone who suffers from anxiety can be a handful. I can’t always explain what sets off a bout of anxiety or panic– it’s difficult to help others understand what’s going on in my mind when I don’t understand it myself.  It’s frustrating. It’s exhausting. It’s a positive feedback […]

Katlyn Takes Northern Wisconsin (and Minnesota, too!)

As part of my never ending quest for life balance, Boyfriend and I embarked on a week-long trip to Wisconsin and Minnesota to visit some of his friends and family, and get some much needed R & R. Because of that, I’m not going to write a full post this […]

How to Say “I Love You” (Without Saying Anything at All)

On my parents’ twenty-fourth anniversary this July, my dad surprised my mom with flowers. It was a small arrangement of baby’s breath, delphinium, and a peach rose. “It was the closest thing they had to our colors,” he said. “Plus, I thought the blue thing was kind of cool and […]

In Pursuit of Enough

I  had a professor my freshman year of college tell my class that he didn’t wish fame or fortune for any one of us. Cue groans about another authority figure preaching that Millennials are lazy, good-for-nothing party animals with no sense of direction and no future to speak of. “No, no,” […]