David Sedaris Remake

My most recent assignment in my Poetry 220 class was to pick an author or poem we particularly enjoy and attempt to recreate their piece. If you really know me, you'd be well aware that I'm obsessed with David Sedaris. If you haven't heard of him, plz keep reading because you will learn to love … Continue reading David Sedaris Remake

workouts for weaklings

Your WCW pays top dollar for an hour long workout class, shows up, and then does bare minimum in the back corner. It's me. I'm your WCW. I can practically hear the yoga mats fishtail across the gym floor as several perky middle aged women gladly assert their superiority in their strut toward the mirror. … Continue reading workouts for weaklings

be kind to your mind

In honor of World Mental Health Day, here are 6 ways to practice good mental health for yourself and others. 🙂 wash your sheets You & a clean bed. Name a better duo, I dare you. There's truly no better feeling than going to sleep in a warm and freshly made bed. A good nights … Continue reading be kind to your mind

wtf is a preset

I hate to be the one to break this to you guys but VSCO is a dying app. A fallen soldier, as one may say. Pouring one out for my first real editing app. RIP. Before you send me hate mail let me explain. VSCO is great. It's like the gateway drugs of editing apps. … Continue reading wtf is a preset

rock me like a hurricane

Anyone attending a college on the southern east coast knows the in's and out's of a hurricane, far too well. I'm 3 for 3 on evacuations, or "hurrications", as they're much better known on campus. An excuse to go visit your friends at other schools while a hurricane and it's impending doom force you to … Continue reading rock me like a hurricane

Best personality quizzes

"Do you enjoy being the center of attention?" Disagree, slightly disagree, neutral, slightly agree, agree. Well I can't say that I agree because that would make me sound full of myself, and while I am, I'm going to pretend like I'm not. Disagreeing would be a fat lie and in order for this BuzzFeed 7 … Continue reading Best personality quizzes

Spontaneity

spontaneity. that's what my blog posts are starting to feel like. For anyone who follows me on social media you likely know that I spent 6 weeks this summer in Australia. Studying and traveling abroad was amazing and I could go on for days telling you about all the adventures I had and insanely cool … Continue reading Spontaneity

Short Story #2

  Hair Cuts Helen looked over at the sleeping stranger. He was definitely drunk enough earlier in the night that he wouldn’t suspect her slipping a few sleeping pills in his drink, none of them ever did. She leaned over and tugged off a few strands of his hair. She couldn’t just cut off a … Continue reading Short Story #2

2nd arrow optional

There's a buddhist quote that goes, "any time we suffer misfortune, two arrows fly our way." The arrows are the emotional pain we feel inside, and they come in two waves. The first arrow is the initial pain we feel when something hurts us. I'll give you an example, say you drunk text your EX … Continue reading 2nd arrow optional

proposing a purpose

Tumblr is a social media that is seriously under appreciated. That website is full of poetic assholes that I want to be friends with. The other day I came across a quote that really hit home, and I wanted to share it with those of you who haven't yet discovered it via the internet. Sadly … Continue reading proposing a purpose

The College Dropout

Okay mom before you get scared of that title, I'm not dropping out. But I can't say that I haven't thought about it on numerous occasions. When I was in high school I remember hearing all of those ~scandalous~ rumors along the lines of, "did you hear so and so's brother dropped out of school?!" … Continue reading The College Dropout

social vulnerability

When you live in a dorm, or in an apartment, finding time and a space to cry is hard. That sounds ridiculous, but being able to cry and not having to explain yourself is the best. I'm not embarrassed to admit that I, without a doubt, need an hour to myself every single day. And … Continue reading social vulnerability

the guilt of having it good

life has been too wonderful lately, so naturally something bad is bound to happen. Forming those words, I know how ridiculous it sounds. I'm complaining about the wonderful aspects of my life, under the assumption that soon it'll be taken away. Since my life has been ravishing recently, I'm sitting here pining, because sooner rather … Continue reading the guilt of having it good

Fitness rollercoaster

If ever in your life you felt motivated for a few months, and then lose all momentum, you are about to relate to this post. For the past 5 years of my life, I've either been in two places. Working toward a weight loss/fitness goal, or enjoying that I've pretty much reached it. The catch … Continue reading Fitness rollercoaster

Taming the clock

A few ways to help you time manage. With school finally kicking into gear, I know I'm completely overwhelmed with the amount of responsibilities I recently have. Waking up for class, walking to be there on time, hitting the gym, making sure I have time to eat, spending time with friends, leaving time to make … Continue reading Taming the clock

new home base

Life update!! I recently moved back to my college city in Charleston, SC! (If you start seeing "y'all" in my writing, now you know why). When you live two plane rides away, it's hard to decide what comes and what stays. Luckily, my parents came with me and helped me get situated in my first … Continue reading new home base

just the vegan-ing

This is just the veganing. I've been attempting to become a vegan for the past week. don't knock it till you try it!! Hate me, but I watched a documentary that ~changed my life~ (I live for drama I'm sorry). But really, it opened my eyes to a lot of health things that I completely … Continue reading just the vegan-ing

quotes for clarity

In our lives we all need a sense of reason. I preach on my blog posts about how you cannot move forward in life without actively seeking out your goals, but sometimes that's really difficult. When your feet feel like they're stuck in the mud, we all need something to help us up, and that … Continue reading quotes for clarity

the alchemist book review

pre-review: The famous "alchemist". It's traveled through word of mouth and finally I've gotten around to committing to it. All 171 pages. Good first impressions aren't everything when it comes to books, but they definitely help! Now lets talk cover. The sun shaped center draws in the eye while leaving you with a sense of … Continue reading the alchemist book review

im green da ba di

the battle of the greens. I'm here today to give you my reviews of restaurants that consider themselves to be green, be it healthy vegan or natural. For starters, im biased, but I will do my best to be as fair as I can. VERDE | CAESAR SALAD WITH SHRIMP | $9.45 Calories = 512. … Continue reading im green da ba di

Healthy is HOT

On the road to life style changes! No one ever said it would be easy, but I sure wish it was tastier. Thus far I've found one meal that I absolutely love and is super easy to make, which is really important because I can't cook for shit. I call this creation, stir fry. I … Continue reading Healthy is HOT

ay dios mio

AHAHAHAh what was I thinking. Ok. working out is hard people. I am doing my best to nutrition myself and self control is everything, but working out for the first time in a literal month is so stinkin hard. I had my spanish course this morning and decided after to hit up a new place … Continue reading ay dios mio

a summer solstice

What do you do when you run out of worthy thoughts? I'm at a stand still. This post isn't meant to be sad or make you feel bad for me, but to strictly be relatable. Back in my parents house, I feel like my 16 year old self, so naive. I thought I'd marry my … Continue reading a summer solstice