It feels like just as a bunch of things start working out in my life, one thing has to start falling apart to make up for it. Gotta have something to challenge me in life, I guess! Lately, I've been in a complete funk when it comes to my self-image. On a logical level, I … Continue reading Selfies and Self Esteem
I finally got rid of all of the stuff I marked as clutter in October! I am still not done with my decluttering challenge technically (340-odd items to get through still!) but the pile of stuff in my living room has finally been either donated or properly organized while it waits to be sold on … Continue reading A Little Progress Goes a Long Way!
October was definitely not the strongest month I've had this year. Everything felt a little too much, a little too overwhelming. I started off by watching To Walk Invisible, then talking about it. And also crying about it. Something about the Brontë sisters and their simultaneous fantastic success and their incredibly short lives … Continue reading October Recap
College is hard. I just wanted to validate that. If college feels difficult and overwhelming to you, you're not alone. Anyone who brushes you off when you say you're feeling burnt out by saying something like "You're young, you can live without sleep!" or "Just wait until you get into the real world!" (as if … Continue reading Still Overwhelmed
As you can see from the picture above, I am hanging on to my October decluttering challenge by the skin of my teeth. Last night, I took a few minutes to pick out 30 things to get rid of. I'm still way behind, but something in me just does not wanna let this challenge slip … Continue reading 30 Things and an Outline for #Preptober
So, when I made my last post on Friday I was exhausted and my throat was scratchy and I was generally not feeling all that great. I made it through work (including an awesome talk someone gave to our company who worked for a major tech company up until recently - because working at a … Continue reading I’m Not Behind for No Reason!
I messed up with my decluttering challenge and got behind. Really, really behind. Yesterday, I made a list in my notebook for the 99 things I would end up tossing in the evening once I got home... ...it's still blank. Now I have to add 20 more slots to this list so I can finish … Continue reading 99 Things…
There are twenty-two days left until NaNoWriMo. I'm getting a little more scared, but also way more psyched up. My boyfriend and my dad have both decided to participate, which is exciting. I've never really done NaNo with anybody besides me, myself, and I. I'm also going to be living in the city while really-for-real-not-quitting-after-three-days … Continue reading #Preptober Continues!
At the end of last month, my mom (hi Mom!) and I were both talking about how much stuff we've been wanting to get rid of - cluttery things that we don't use that are still just sitting in our houses, gathering dust and getting in the way. Both of us aspire to some … Continue reading October Declutter Challenge!
Last night, I finally got the chance to finish up To Walk Invisible: The Lives of the Brontë Sisters. It's a two-episode miniseries put out by Masterpiece and the BBC that mostly focuses on the adult lives of the three Brontë sisters, particularly their relationship with their brother Branwell. I'm going to say this up front … Continue reading To Walk Invisible