The Prison of Travel

A few months ago, Josh and I did an episode of our podcast, Overrated/Underrated, about what we like and don’t like about travel. When that episode went live, my awesome blogging buddy, Bill, reached out to me and said that he would love to write a collaboration post about travel. He sent me this quote about Switzerland (from this article) that had absolutely inspired him … Continue reading The Prison of Travel

Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

(TW Eating Disorders)   As you may know if you’ve read my blog, I suffer from an eating disorder (ED). I’ve never had formal psychiatric intervention to help me deal with it, and every day I find another aspect of my life that my eating disorder affects. Since this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week, my Registered Dietitian Kelsey wanted to work with me … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

Deep Dive – Mario: Super Mario All-Stars

As Renata mentioned in her post, I’ll be continuing this week’s theme of diving deeper into the expansive library of Mario games. One of the things I initially lamented when we did the Mario episode of our Overrated/Underrated podcast was that I couldn’t discuss the earlier games in the series since Renata has never played them. Now, though, the entire history of Mario lay before … Continue reading Deep Dive – Mario: Super Mario All-Stars

Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition

This week is mine and Josh’s first deep dive into a topic we’ve covered on our podcast, Overrated/Underrated. Our podcast is lovingly called “the show where two exes bicker pointlessly about nothing for a half hour” because, well, that’s what it is. Josh and I have individually documented what it’s like to work on this pod together on my blog, and while we’ve had our … Continue reading Deep Dive: Mario Party Edition

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be: Proud of Myself

In my kindergarten class, like many others, our teachers handed out a paper that read “When I grow up, I want to be _____.” We were tasked with filling out the form and probably coloring it, or something. I don’t quite remember this kindergarten exercise, but my parents have told me about it many times. On Back to School Night, when they came into my … Continue reading When I Grow Up, I Want to Be: Proud of Myself