What I Ate Every-Day-Except-Wednesday

I've been thinking and writing about a lot of heavy things lately and I think that's important. It's important because it matters and we need to focus more on the things that matter--the uncomfortable conversations around race, class, gender, and more. While I'm passionate about speaking truth, telling my story, and listening to others, I'm also [...]

This is Me Showing Up

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” - Pema Chödrön   The Friday night after the Charleston shooting, I attended a vigil [...]

When Food is Literally Medicine

Regular readers may remember my post from a while back about my obsessive eating/exercise patterns. For those who don't remember/don't feel like reading old posts, here's a long story (kinda) short: I lost a bunch of weight through calorie counting and (mostly) running, got a bit obsessive, and started to go down a scary road. [...]

Reality Check

Happy Saturday, friends!   SERIOUSLY... Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one WILD and PRECIOUS life? Sometimes I need a reality check. For the LOVE of God, we are all going to die. Why does that have to be scary? It's not scary. It's our greatest teacher. It teaches us to be [...]

Currently: June 2015

Hello y'all! So, I haven't blogged in almost two weeks. While I'm tempted to beat myself up and chastise myself for letting this space fall by the wayside, I know that is not productive and totally dumb, yo. You know, as I'm typing, the familiar ease and comfort of writing is flowing back to me and it feels [...]