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Feeling sad during the holidays

Feeling sad during the holidays

Okay, but really now, how is Christmas only 4 days away? How is that an actual thing? December just started. That can’t be right. I love the holidays and I love the anticipation of them. This time of year is supposed to be exciting and […]

A letter to 2017

A letter to 2017

Dear 2017, You started out a little rough. And by a little rough, I mean people all around the world got drunk and cried about your arrival because it meant the United States was going to lose its first Black president and have a hateful, unqualified, […]

Appreciation post for the little gifts!

Appreciation post for the little gifts!

It’s easy to scroll through Instagram and spot a dozen things you’re dying to own. The newest iPhone, that shiny new eyeshadow palette, maybe even a new car. You go through your feed long enough, and you’ll find someone or something to be jealous of. […]

Gentle reminders for those times when asking for help makes you anxious

Gentle reminders for those times when asking for help makes you anxious

Have you ever felt stuck because you need to do something but the thought of asking for help makes you so anxious you’re worried you’ll throw up if you’re not careful? I’m sure I can’t be the only one who gets self conscious about asking for […]

My Christmas Bucket List

My Christmas Bucket List

Guys, the time has finally come. Thanksgiving is over and that means that it’s 1000% without a doubt Christmas season. I hope you’re ready for lots and lots of Christmas cheer and holiday posts because they’re coming. I stinkin’ LOVE Christmas! Like, everything about it. […]

Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Things I’m Thankful For This Year

I know a lot of people would argue this one with me, but I think that Thanksgiving is kind of a crummy holiday to celebrate. It just feels like nothing but a reminder of how gross and racist our country is. Plus, I really couldn’t […]

Fighting Feelings of Isolation

Fighting Feelings of Isolation

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how my disability and feelings of isolation go hand in hand. Sometimes I feel like I live in an invisible prison or on my own planet, and yeah I’m aware how emo that makes me sound. I grew up shopping […]

Things You Should Know About My Mom

Things You Should Know About My Mom

My mom goes by a lot of names. Her actual name is Betsy and as a kid, all my friends called her “Miss Betsy.” These days, she’s Mama B, or my personal favorite, Boo Boo. Her nickname growing up was Boo, and then when we […]

Craving Independence

Craving Independence

In college, my professor made us take a bunch of personality tests, and I remember having to answer whether I was a dependent or an independent person for some essay that I’m sure I was dreading. I remember having no idea how to answer because either […]

My First Pride Parade

My First Pride Parade

This past Saturday I attended my very first Pride festival! I’ve been wanting to go for years, and after this weekend, I know I’ll never miss it again. The event was held at one of my very places – Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. It’s […]