“Don’t you think that’s a little unhealthy? Maybe you should diet.” Um, no. No thank you. Why would someone even decide to open their mouth and say that? I’m proud of my butt. I grew up in a house where ‘big butt’ was synonymous to words like bad, unhealthy, and even sickly. Butts may have been the greatest physical disaster in the world- at least, that’s what I was taught. As a 20-year-old with much […]
I’m going through a quarter-life-crisis and that’s okay. And no, I’m not crazy- it’s a sociological thing. 20-something seniors, graduates, and beyond trend towards this common dilemma of “what on Earth am I doing with my life” moments and some chenge, some don’t. Sure enough, I’ve recognized my crisis-crazed state for a good long time now but am only finally coming to this conclusion: it’s okay to change it up- it’s okay to succumb to […]
Hello Lovelies, Today I caught myself thinking the most DANGEROUS unhealthy thought and I thought that I’d give it a share. In fact, it’s so unhealthy I’m kind of ashamed- but not so ashamed that I’ll hide it. Welp. Here goes: Yesterday Jake (my loving, wonderful, and oh so blessed with heavenly abs boyfriend) bought me cake. And not just any cake: Chocolate Turtle Fudge Cake. Like the kind they sell in squares at Lunds […]
It’s a funny word- it’s tinier than small, it’s always there to catch you in the moment that you fall. It’s helpful but it’s deadly- when used by those who are truly cowards, hidden under loads of layers, somehow boasting heaps of might and power. It’s something turned from humility to louder, louder, LOUDER. It’s a simple tune with many melodies, they’re often portrayed wrong- like a strutting songbird’s repetitious tune, he loves and loves […]
Today I turn 20. Just one more year to add to my short stack, right? Well, now that I think about it… not really. Birthdays are something that everyone defines in their own unique way- some have family traditions, customs, rites of passage- you name it. Some people are more passive about celebrations while others, well let’s just say they going gorillas, huh. But to me, big days (especially birthdays) are an enormous deal. I […]
It all started in the ninth grade when my arms began to grow at an alarming rate, closely followed by an equally obnoxious growth in my legs. I spent countless nights losing sleep as the stretching pains shot through my muscles to the bone- leaving post-puberty me with awkwardly long arms and legs and a pretty short torso. Not to mention, I towered over most of my Asian acquaintances and I felt like I stuck […]
Every story has to start somewhere, right? Well, sadly mine starts in a very dark, (boring), and miserable place. I think my food issues started in the seventh grade when a bunch of gal pals had a gal fight and cut me out of the group for not taking sides- not that I’m blaming them (at all!), that incident caused me to turn to food to cope. I felt like I couldn’t control anything and […]
We’ve all seen the ‘itsy’ bikini bottoms originally sold by Victoria’s Secret or virtually anything designed by BoutineLA because obviously, “Victoria’s Secret ain’t a secret no more” (Florida Georgia Line, you ladies and gents). We see how bikini bottom trends lie resembling a waterproof thong, at least this year.