• fashion, food, personal, writing

    All About the Body Talk.

    I wrote about the same topic about a year ago, and now I'm revisiting it in this post. It's been a long time coming, and after that post a year ago, my awareness and self-love for my own body has only grown. Admittedly, I've never been one to try diets, the next biggest exercise craze, or any of that junk. In fact, I was probably doing the opposite and treating my...

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  • fashion, personal, travel

    Staying Stylish!

    I've been wanting to write this post for a very long time, but haven't had the means to do so until now. As a plus-size woman and a chronic overpacker-- it was extremely difficult for me to hone down my suitcase to fit into a tiny rolling suitcase and a 40something L backpack. For most backpackers and travelling minimalistas, this would be easy... but I wanted to be fashionable, yet retain enough room for...

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  • personal

    seven.

    Thank you to Holly of empfire.info for the Seven Questions survey. I've been going thorugh a bit of a writer's block, so this will be a great way to get back into the habit of writing. (At least I'm hoping it inspires me at least a bit.) 1. When did you start blogging? I started blogging when I was probably around 10? I started webdesigning around that time. It's been...

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  • personal, writing

    Block/Break.

    As a former Creative Writing minor, it isn't fun to succumb to the evils of writer's block. I can't tell you how frustrated I get when I have it-- but alas, it's come to me again in the form of half-written blog posts. I'm comforted by the fact that I'm not forced to write fiction again-- as I've been stuck in that rut for awhile. (Though inspiration did come to me...

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  • personal

    Snap.

    I wanted to wish a happy belated Father's Day to my #1. Thanks for everything, dad.    

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  • academia, personal, travel, writing

    Don’t Quit Your Daydream: Post-Bacc, Part 1

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzgevcljRuU For those of you who don't already know, I will be attending Mills College's post-baccalaureate pre-medical program come August. After months and months of applications, interviews, etc. I finally made it to one of the top post-bacc programs for career changers! Unfortunately, the process was tiresome and grueling-- and Mills was one of the only programs in the top tier that I was accepted to (and that's not including the...

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  • love, personal, travel, writing

    eurotripping

    sometimes i get bored and i write haikus. this is about my eurotrip.

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  • love, personal, travel, writing

    Amsterdam.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkqVm5aiC28 I've been taking awhile to write this post, mainly because I was going to save it and push it aside. However, I wrote about travelling, falling in love with everyone and everything, and my failed big romantic gesture in this post-- and I thought, why not write one about the other experience I had? I certainly learned a shit ton from that one too. In any case, I also watched...

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  • love, personal, writing

    Dear Self,

    I've been meaning to write this for awhile. This is more a letter to myself than anything else-- something to remind myself to pull through hard times. I wanted to write a letter to myself because sometimes I don't always have my shit together, and I needed to be honest with myself for once. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEddixS-UoU

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  • personal, travel

    hazy

    It's weird to think that in a couple months, I will be living in Oakland-- starting a new life with a clean slate. The prospect of doing so simultaneously scares and excites me in a distinctly Holly Golightly fashion. I've been so accustomed to picking up and moving every couple of years that moving to the Bay Area seems like a natural progression. For those of you who were not...

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  • love, personal, writing

    Bits & Pieces of B.

    Note: Here are bits and pieces of things that I've written about B. I didn't have the heart or head to finish them all-- so they're all just scraps of writing down in this blog post. I figured I may as well post it all now, rather than later. Some things are better left unsaid, and more things are better left unfinished. Not all of these things reflect the way I...

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