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

High-Functioning Depression

(TW Depression, Eating Disorder)   Depression can be sneaky. It can creep up on you, especially when you haven’t been deep in the throes of it for a while and you’re so busy that you don’t really notice it. I was coming out of a depressive episode at the beginning of last year, and I got to a reasonably good place. I’m typically a high-functioning … Continue reading High-Functioning Depression

Macaron Madness: Everything That Could Possibly Go Wrong in a Macaron-Making Class

At the ripe, old age of 26, I have officially decided that I have enough stuff to last me until I die. Don’t get me wrong, I love buying stuff and intend to keep doing it, but I have reached the point in my personal evolution where I really think about stuff before I buy it. Like, do I want this cardigan bad enough for … Continue reading Macaron Madness: Everything That Could Possibly Go Wrong in a Macaron-Making Class