We might as well face it, long-distance relationships are tough. However, there is good news. Long-distance relationships can massively strengthen and deepen the bond you and your partner have. So, before you go around saying someone is “geographically undesirable,” here’s five lessons my long-distance relationship taught me (and, if we’re honest here, my husband was desirable regardless of… Read More 5 Things I Learned in Our Long-Distance Relationship
Good news. The Tale Of My First Love, did not END in a breakup… “Just Friends” Soon after ending things, Elisha and I entered “real” relationships where we began to experience the security, happiness, and good vibes that one’s notorious other (usually) gives. We bumped shoulders a couple times, but we didn’t talk much, and it was never… Read More I’m Getting Married!!!
Childhood Crush I pinched my freckled nose tight and peered under the trampoline at a pair of tan legs grounded in red, white, and blue skate shoes. “I like that boy,” I whispered to my 7-year-old sister from the safety of my hideout. “I like him too,” she smiled. “His name is Pete.” “No, like, I like-like him,” I… Read More The Tale of My First Love
So, as you all know by now, I’m a 20-year-old, passionate, determined person. I throw all my energy into whatever I’m excited about and I would describe myself as driven and action-oriented. But, I’ll admit, I have been downright lazy about my health. I’ve always loved athletics, and my high-metabolism keeps me eating ALL the time,… Read More Confessions of A Lazy Nutritionalist
I’ve been seeing blog posts floating around recently about the lives people portray on Social Media versus their real lives. Often, people claim that one’s social media presence is a fraud. We portray ourselves in the best light possible and watch the “likes” roll in, while we’re really drooling on the couch and flipping the remote… Read More My life on Social Media Vs. Real Life
AUGUST 18 TH, 2015 A lot has happened since my last journal entry in here. A lot. There have been so many ups and downs, so many good memories and emotional valleys, so many new horizons and finished chapters . . . and it’s only been two months! Crazy! All that to say, there are gigantic… Read More My Daily Journal (Updated August 18th)
Hey Guys! It’s been awhile since I have written. Truth be told, the flame in my lighthouse of creative energy has been barely flickering due to a lot of exciting projects and emotional pulls. However, regardless of my inspiration levels, I’m going to update you all on the Chad Johnson family like I promised I would.… Read More Johnson Family Update 2015
MARCH 22, 2015 Today I woke up at 6am, packed my bags, and began a journey. To start the process, I texted a good friend my road map. It was a very long text, with seven chapters and a Preface. To send, the phone broke it into 39 texts. (Yeah, I’m that friend.) My dad said an email would be… Read More Operation Take Control: My Journey to Maturity (pt. 1)