Survivors

I was secretly hoping I would never have to write this.  I've kept my story to myself.  I've read all the stories, I've witnessed the speeches, I've seen all the posts and spent countless hours scrolling through the comments like a fly on the wall.   I have stood in silence and relived my experience vicariously... Continue Reading →

The Unofficial Superhero

Anytime any of my girlfriends have told me they are pregnant, there's always a split second of hesitance before my  reaction because two thoughts cross my mind.  The first one is OH MY GOODNESS, YOU'VE DECIDED TO MAKE A TINY HUMAN AND THIS IS SO EXCITING!!!!!  The second one is HOLY S#%* YOU'RE SOMEBODY'S MOM... Continue Reading →

Me, My Selfie, & I

Someone once told me I'll never see myself the way other people do.  Apparently what I look like is subjective. There isn't a mirror or a filter or selfie or a picture in which I'll ever see myself in the same light someone else does.  So I can't help but wonder:  what do I look... Continue Reading →

The Disney Princess: Deconstructed

    If you managed to escape your childhood Disney free, you should buy more powerball tickets. Seriously. The odds are, if you're reading this, you had a Disney filled upbringing. And who doesn't love a Disney story? We all did.  The enchantment of rags to riches, the best friends, the exotic locale, love that... Continue Reading →

Forever Young

  If someone would have warned me what being a "grown up" truly entailed, I would have taken a detour to NeverNeverLand in hopes of becoming Tink's protégé.  Fact. I, like Kevin Mcallister, could not wait to grow up and live alone. But on graduation day at Indiana University, I didn't get that grown up feeling.... Continue Reading →

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