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Showing Up and Being Seen

By On September 23, 2016

Hi everybody. Let’s take a deep, cathartic breath. For about a year, I’ve been wrestling with some big things. A year ago, I made some huge changes to my life. Not just that – I became a quitter. I quit my job and I quit a medication that wasn’t working for me. What happened next was amazing: I got into therapy and…

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All Over the Place Updates

By On November 9, 2014

Whew! It’s been a while, and I owe you a bit of an update. Okay, maybe a lot of updates. As some of you may have noticed, I took a little bit of a step back from my blog in the past couple of months. It wasn’t intentional. Things just began to snowball, and blogging got away from me. I…

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I’m 23, and (Almost) Everyone Still Likes Me.

By On November 6, 2013

I never really did like Blink-182. (Sorry, Alicia.)   Yesterday, I went shopping for some birthday presents. For myself, as one does. And literally everything I picked out was black, yellow, or a combination of the two. For those not in the know, I’m from Pittsburgh, much like Wiz Khalifa, and you know what it is. I definitely find myself…

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I’m Back and All Kinds of Married!

By On August 16, 2013

I’m so sorry for my extended absence! I still have two toy reviews and one book review to write/publish, but I thought a wedding recap would be in slightly higher demand. 😉 Our wedding was on Saturday August 10th, which also happens to be my parents’ anniversary. It was outside, and we were so lucky to have beautiful weather! I…

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It’s My Blogiversary Already!

By On February 2, 2013

One year ago today, I posted on my long-dead blog that I had a big idea for re-opening the blog.  It was actually a very vague and boring post.  I’m not sure why I did it other than to give myself accountability for whether I would indeed come back. Much like Jesus, I came back three days later and the…