On the Other Side of the Rubicon

People believe that once you get out a traumatic period in your life that the world should automatically snap back into focus, but that’s also not the full picture. 

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The Body Positive instagram Cleanse

Flawless photos of coffee. Mostly white, 20 somethings. Lots of cool murals and dogs with cash money. Blogs in Bermuda and detox tea ads. These are a few of my #favoritethings.

While this might sound like a sad version of that song from the Sound of Music, It’s just the reality of modern Instagram. 

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My Body Is A Badass: A Declaration of Self

We must all learn to love ourselves through difficult things. For me, after everything my body and I have been through together, I can honestly say that I do love it. It’s a badass. And maybe, I am too.

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An Open Letter to My Bone Marrow Donor

I’ve thought quite a bit about exactly what I want to say to you and I’m really not sure that anything I could ever say could measure up to exactly the right words. 

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How to Touch Again: A Trust Fall Back into Life After BMT (Day 53)

We become so wrapped up in our apparent non-effect on other people that we forget that we very much do. Not just with germs and vaccines, but with actions and words too. Learning how to touch again has been all about trusting that other people maintain their part of the bargain; as is most of life. 

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