From your annoying engaged Facebook friend

There are some forces in the world we don't quite understand yet. The role of dark energy in the universe, for example. Or the exact boundaries of human consciousness. Or why everyone seems to get engaged at the same time. I say this as someone who recently got engaged in very good company (off the top …

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VLOG // Intuitive exercise + starting over

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cWkr2dmZpQ Yes, there's been quite a lapse in posting these past 8 months while I've been studying public health in graduate school. But as you'll see in my video above, blog posts aren't the only thing I hit pause on while focusing on my academic life. If you'd like to follow me on my journey …

Feeling at home in recovery + two summer OOTDs

  The concept of "home" has been on my mind for the past few weeks. Last weekend, I traveled to my hometown to attend the Forecastle music festival with a childhood friend. Even without any of the additional context, visits to Kentucky give me this simultaneous mixture of wicked homesickness and confounding awe. It's strange to drive through …

10 things I tried in 2015 + 10 things to try in 2016

At the precipice of 2015, I declared this year my year of adventure. And I definitely had many experiences that could be classified as both adventures and misadventures, depending on your definition of mental and financial stability. An accurate tagline for my 2015 would be: "started from some terrible emotional bottoms and now I'm here. …