Speak to My Strengths, a Critique on Workouts and Wording

In the midst of this 23 degree Missouri winter, I am open to trying any sufficient replacement to layering up and going for a run. The wind makes my face sting and eyes leak tears of sadness as I think thoughts of self-hatred. That last sentence is a fitting description for all of winter. That... Continue Reading →

Five Minutes to Curtain

Being that some of the better parts of who I am were formed on a stage, I am no stranger to nerves. From 3rd grade on, I could frequently be found pacing back and forth in the wings of a theatre, five minutes to open, occasionally stopping to cross my legs in a familiar dance... Continue Reading →

Hope That Holds On

I am beginning to understand why they call it adulthood. The older I get, the more happens, the less my parents can do about it, and the more I wish I had an actual hood to draw over my head to hide me while I slide deeper under the covers. My last semester of college... Continue Reading →

Body Talk

Thank goodness for my Women and the Media class and for the many reasons it gives me to blog. Our discussion this week was concerning the different privileges that we experience. For instance, female privilege could be getting the door held open for you, a boy bringing you flowers on a first date, or receiving... Continue Reading →

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