They say bad things always happen in threes. For us, they always happen in Springtime. There’s something about the juxtaposition of holding the harder, heavier, darker things of life up against such bright, warm, sunny skies that always makes me sit up, snap to, and really pay attention to my ... Read More about dear body, you’re the real mvp
They say the gut is like a second brain, an entire microbiome of life, and also that it dictates just about every area of our lives from our mood to our weight to our sex drive. Maybe that seems like a reach to some, but it makes sense to us, doesn’t it, Body? I get it when people say their ... Read More about dear body, we do this next part together.
Last year I read over 50 books, which for me, is a lot more than usual. I love to read, I absolutely adore it. As an overly analytical and anxious person, I love the way nonfiction books help me understand myself and my world, I love how good storytelling helps me escape my sometimes-wonky thought ... Read More about 10 Things I Learned this Winter
Dear Body, I stood naked in front of the mirror today. You were in full daylight too, which would’ve felt downright garish before, but today it felt like a happy coincidence. Websters assigns one definition of naked as, “of something such as feelings or behavior, undisguised; blatant.” We ... Read More about Dear Body, there’s naked and then there’s naked.
Dear Body, it’s been a year since I started intentionally coming home to you. I know, we thought we were done with this part, ready to move on from this storyline to the next trope. You know more than anyone how hard I’ve worked these last few years to un-learn how to hate ... Read More about Dear Body, it’s been a year…