TW Eating Disorder, Emetophobia Back at the beginning of lockdown in March 2020, my mom made nachos one day. It was the most innocuous thing ever. I just saw her eating nachos at the table and I thought they looked tasty. So the following day, I made myself some nachos…and then again two days later…and then one week later. And suddenly, nachos were my go-to … Continue reading An Ode to Nachos
Last summer, while attending one of my yoga studio’s yoga classes in the park, I was prompted to set an intention for my yoga practice, and I decided on “living my truth.” For anyone who doesn’t know what a yoga intention is, it’s essentially what you want to focus or meditate on during class. I’ve heard instructors call it “the reason you stepped onto your … Continue reading Living My Truth
This is a guest post for my “Getting Real” series. On this blog, we provide “pure human content,” and truly get real. I wanted to give other bloggers the opportunity to come on here and get real with me! I am so excited for the opportunity to invite other bloggers to join me and share their life experience and big feels. Interested in sending over … Continue reading Getting Real with raising2children: Why It’s Crucial to Maintain Self-Acceptance Throughout Life Changes
“Paula, did you hear what your daughter just said!?” My grandmother yelled across the kitchen to my mother in a scandalized voice. “Yeah, she doesn’t want to have kids,” my mom responded, unfazed, “I’ve always known that. She can have dogs if she wants.” I still remember this conversation with my grandmother plain as day. I don’t remember what exactly brought it up, perhaps it … Continue reading Being Childfree
A few weeks ago, I had plans with a friend from my old job. I’d had a busy day, but the extrovert in me was happy to make time to see her. I went test driving cars in the morning (a big life event that I’m sure I will write about once I actually get a new car), stopped at the jewelry store to pick … Continue reading Oof! Right in the Core Values!