This is arguably the most annoying thing that people say to me when I tell them about my job. I explain to them how I spend 8+ hours sitting in a beige cubicle, staring at my dual-monitors, writing technical documents for heating and cooling equipment and their response is often, Oof, I could never do … Continue reading “I’m Just Not Meant for a Desk Job”
If you didn't feel a pain in your chest over the past couple of days reading stories of #metoo, then you might not have a soul. Scrolling through my feed and seeing that blue hashtag over and over was a reminder that so many of us have shared this experience. My only wish is that … Continue reading #HowIWillChange Isn’t Asking for Much
At the beginning of this summer, I injured my foot while running. Because of my injury, I was pretty much sidelined from running for the rest of the season. This, of course, is heartbreaking when you live in Wisconsin because there are only a few good months of outdoor running, and I missed most of … Continue reading Lean into Weakness
Hey, it's your favorite vegan, hippie, back at it again, sticking her nose where it doesn't belong. Let's just jump right into it. There has been a lot of nasty shiz going on lately. As I'm sure you've seen, your favorite internet warriors of peace (guilty myself) take these opportunities to remind us that love … Continue reading You Can be Filled with Love and Anger at the Same Time
You can eclipse the sun, but you can't eclipse my sappy outlook on humanity. So, if you didn't know that there was a solar eclipse today, then the rock you're living under must not get great reception. For weeks, everyone has been talking about it, planning for it, and buying dorky paper glasses for it. We all … Continue reading Eclipsing Hate
I'm not here to tell you things that people with tattoos are tired of hearing or to angrily defend my right to have tattoos. I get it. They aren't for everyone and that's fine. I'm just here to tell you why I have them and why they are important to me (and they are extremely … Continue reading Why I Have Tattoos
I'm feeling frustrated today.
I have a lot of girl crushes. I might possibly have more girl crushes than I have regular crushes on men. I mean, I can flip through a couple Instagram photos of a shirtless dude celebrity and then move on, but when I have a girl crush, I scour her social media all the way back to … Continue reading Why I Love Girl Crushes