Chronicles of the Invisibly Ill

By | November 15th, 2016|#trending, wise words|

I wrote this post entirely on my phone while I waited for my flight in Laguardia Airport on Friday night, so apologies for any errors--but I find that the best explanations of my struggle come from raw, unedited moments like that! Please give it a read in honor of National Diabetes Month. I will never [...]

On Cloud Nine (Years)

By | September 25th, 2016|Color Me Smart, wise words|

Unless you have Type 1 Diabetes, you don’t know what it’s like. No, that’s not meant to be rude. And yes, the same could really be said about anything in life. The difference is that diabetes is one of the most misunderstood illnesses out there. In addition to dealing with this life-threatening disease day in [...]

Behind the Filter: Some Thoughts on Body Image and Social Media

By | April 6th, 2016|#trending, pop culture, wise words|

Glamour Magazine decided to praise some of their favorite “plus size” stars in their latest issue. They included Amy Schumer on this list. For those of you that are unfamiliar with Schumer’s body, let me just insert a photo here:   Oh, and guess where that photo is from? GLAMOUR MAGAZINE. How they can feature [...]

Dating Duds: Five Guys I’ve Met Online

By | February 16th, 2016|Color Me Fun, Color Me Smart, pop culture, wise words|

Much to our elders’ confusion and dismay, online dating has become the go-to way for our generation to connect with potential partners. The way I see it, our peers are divided into two groups: those that use apps or websites to date, and those that pretend not to use apps or websites to date. From [...]