When Illness Isn’t Inspiring

Warning: I’m about to be negative. I’m so tired. And it’s not the kind of tired that can be cured with sleep. I haven’t written a blog post about diabetes in a while for a few reasons. First of all, I worry that I sound like a broken record. Second, I often feel like my […]

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Can Heartbreak Be a Good Thing?

Heartbreak sucks, obviously.  The name alone describes an injury to our most important organ.  And it doesn’t just describe pain from the end of a romantic relationship. It can mean the dissolution of a friendship, an estrangement from a relative, the loss of a job, the diagnosis of an illness…the list could go on forever.  […]

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How to Avoid Texting Him

We’ve all been there. You desperately want to text your ex or your crush or whoever it is that you really shouldn’t be texting. It may sound petty, but you want to stand your ground for whatever reason. Maybe you’re the one that always initiates things and you want him or her to step it up. Maybe […]

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Let it Out, Honey: Journaling

Really hope you guys got that Mean Girls reference. Anyway… It’s pretty obvious that I love to write. That’s why I started this blog, after all, and it’s what I do for a living, too! While I spend most of my day in front of a computer screen, I love getting my hands on a […]

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Are Therapy & Dating the Same Thing?

Therapy is like dating. To be more specific, finding a suitable therapist is like finding a suitable significant other. In both cases, you do lots of research. Insurance websites and doctor rating sites aren’t so different from dating apps and social media stalking. Do they look normal? Are they accomplished? Where are they from? Where’d […]

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The Year of Investing in Myself

I’m a little over a week late on posting my New Year’s resolutions…but better late than never! I wanted to take the time to put some real thought into them. While I definitely want to eat healthier and work out more (AKA the “typical” resolutions) there are a lot of other things I can do […]

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Medication Generation

Some people think that depression is just a “trend.” That it’s become not only mainstream and acceptable to say that you have depression, but that it has actually become cool. One quick scan of Twitter will reveal that half of our feeds are covered in jokes and memes about being depressed. And, just like with anything else, […]

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A (Colorful) Life Update

Hello, Friends & Followers! If you’re reading this, it means you haven’t given up on the blog even though I’ve been such a slacker about posting. I’ve even been terrible about keeping up with the blog Insta…that’s when you know I’m busy! I’m not entirely convinced that anyone really cares to know what’s going on […]

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In My Feelings

Every time I’ve fallen for a guy and it has ended (so, every time…) I’ve felt like I would never, ever get over it. I’ve felt like I would never be able to fully move on. Like I’d think about them every time I heard a song about love—whether the song was happy or sad. […]

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