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Why am I Grieving if I didn’t lose anyone?

Why am I Grieving if I didn’t lose anyone?

My new years resolution for 2018 was peace. That’s all. Find some peace in my chaotic life. When the year began, I did not know just how much I would need to find some peace in my life. Or how much I would feel grief.…

The Pressures of Gift Giving

The Pressures of Gift Giving

There’s no doubt that gift-giving (or gift-receiving) is one of the most prominent parts of Christmas today. Thanks to the over-commercialization of Christmas, gifts are the number one star of the show. However you may feel about the meaning behind Christmas, you probably participate in…

Where “The Christmas Chronicles” Missed the Mark

The latest original to come from Netflix is The Christmas Chronicles, which follows two siblings who help Santa save Christmas (sound familiar)? I was very skeptical because I really love Christmas movies and I am content and happy with my set of classic Christmas movies.…

Surviving Finals Week

Surviving Finals Week

Think about your favorite TV show. The season finale is full of excitement and built-up story lines. Now, think of the episode before the season finale. All of those things that have been slowly happening in the season come to a head so that the…

The Winter Coats You’ll Want To Wear All Year Long

Today is our very first snow day of the year in Maryland. It’s also the earliest snow day into the season I ever remember! To celebrate I’m taking the time to write up some of the blog posts that have been on my to do…

Free, Low-Maintenance Halloween Costumes That Won’t Offend Anyone

Free, Low-Maintenance Halloween Costumes That Won’t Offend Anyone

The older I get the less prepared for Halloween I am. Luckily, there are dozens of Halloween costumes just waiting to be found in your own closet! I’ve gathered the easiest costumes you can put together with the contents of your own closet. No money…

Best Gluten Free Foods in Boston

Best Gluten Free Foods in Boston

A few weeks ago I went on my first solo trip (ever!!) to see a dear friend in Boston. It was a whirlwind 40 hours that was filled with delicious gluten free foods. We really packed our day and stomachs. While I’ll share my favorite…

Taylor Swift’s Power Move

Taylor Swift’s Power Move

We are in the middle of two important times of the year; mid-term elections and the season of Taylor Swift. If you (which you probably are) are thinking “what the hell is the season of Taylor swift?”, its this! Every Taylor swift album has been…

When Medicine Fails and Stops Caring About Your Chronic Illness

..an almost unheard of but very prevalent medical condition known as POTS. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system that I like to describe as your body going haywire.

Redefining racism

If you have a Facebook I’m sure you have some feelings about politics on Facebook. Probably negative ones. Facebook can be very problematic because people can say anything and they seem to have no shame. And everyone has those people they’re friends with on facebook…