Month: January 2018

Join the Conversation: Social Media as a Professional Resource

I have returned with some more junior adulting insights! This time, I’m going to talk about how social media functions in a professional sense and what I’ve learned about getting the most out of your social strategy. It can be tricky to find the balance between the “professional” and “social” […]


After I graduated from college, I made it to the final round of interviews for an administrative assistant job in the Office of the President. I remember meeting with then-president Lou Anna K. Simon and talking about her needs from someone in the position and challenges to be expected. I […]

Naming Anorexia: No, Not Those Beans

As I’ve talked about before, my eating disorder developed in large part from a need for control and order. I started to control my body and my eating habits because it was the only thing I felt I could control; staying small (or getting smaller) gave me an illusion of the […]

Junior Adulting: Cultivating My Digital Identity

As a freelance web consultant, I help clients develop (or strengthen) a digital identity. This means designing and writing for portfolio websites, determining what work to showcase, integrating social media platforms—it means bringing together any and all of my client’s digital identities into one holistic brand. At the heart of […]

Naming Anorexia: What the Forever 21???

Last month, I wanted to buy a jean skirt to wear to Boyfriend’s work holiday party. This was the same day I went to the doctor and found out I had unintentionally lost more weight, so my body image was in a weird space (and most women can probably relate […]

From the Flames (I am Born Again)

If someone had told me what my first week of January would look like at the beginning of December, I would have thought they were mocking me. At the beginning of December, I had full-on crisis tunnel vision while in the middle of an anorexic relapse. I was about two […]