How one big change leads to more.

Ever since I had that heart to heart with myself over food, something big has shifted deep within. First and foremost, I feel so much better. Gone is the bloating, gas, and digestive discomfort. The painful sores inside my nose have completely gone away. And my skin has cleared up remarkably. I’ve also managed to lose 5-6 lbs in less than a week. Which is straight up crazy because I...

Cleaning up my act.

I had a big heart to heart with myself this weekend over food. I’ve been binging on sugar and chocolate (and a lot of other crap) for quite a while now. And while I know it doesn’t make me feel very good (read: nauseous and insane indigestion for hours after), I am unable to stop. So instead of beating myself up for not being stronger or telling myself that I...

Music makes me feel things

Music has always been a safe place for me. My parents had it piping throughout the house at all times. As a child, I was freakishly excited to have my own stereo (it had two tape decks!) so that I can rock out to my favorite tunes. When it came time to do homework, I had a hard time focusing without something playing softly in the background. When I lived...

Dear Self…

Dear Self, The next time you get the urge to slather your hair with an obscene amount of coconut oil in the hopes of getting rid of the crazy static while making it soft and shiny, don’t. Or at the very least, show some restraint. And by restraint, I mean use a tablespoon or two and not half the jar. Because even though some people believe that you can never...

Self love.

I had my cards read last night at an event. It was an interesting reading, affirming where I am in my life and the struggles that are preventing me from moving forward. Struggles that have been kept hidden under the surface, quietly sabotaging me and keeping me stuck. Intellectually, I knew what I was being told was true. I just couldn’t put my finger on when or how it was...