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As I sat on my couch last week I felt myself going stir crazy. It happens from time to time, the hair on my skin stands up, my heart races, and I feel like I’m getting boxed in. My workout was finished, I had house cleaning I could do but didn’t feel like it, I […]

Monday Thoughts

August 14, 2017

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This post is for you. All of you. The married and the unmarried. The ones who struggle with expectations and let-downs. The ones who leave every experience feeling defeated, frustrated, isolated, or alone. The ones who find themselves saying “but why not this way” often. I hear you. I am with you. I get it. […]

Relationship Expectations

August 9, 2017

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Happy Monday friends! I just got home from doing a morning workout (swimming laps, and then cardio at the gym) and am finally sitting down to start my work day. It’s still such an adjustment to be working from home and running my own businesses (blog, photography, etsy) to plan my days to not only […]

Museum of Natural & Other Curiosities – CT

August 7, 2017

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The other day I cracked open one of my old journals I brought with me; it’s a journal that I’ve periodically written in since 2010. The spine is falling apart, my handwriting has changed at least 15 times, and it’s full of hilarious moments balanced with heart-wrenching struggle. I love writing in a journal because […]

Old Journal Entries

July 31, 2017

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Being back in Charleston was interesting. I’m a born and raised Charlestonian who grew up chasing fireflies in the humid summer air and staying on the beach until the moon came out. I never thought I would be the person to move away and see different parts of the USA – never in a million […]

Coming home

July 26, 2017

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“It’s okay if every weekend doesn’t lead to big moments and campfires and laughter that carries on for hours and hours. Some weekends might be quiet, still, with plenty of room to contemplate. And in that contemplation room, there is room to grow. So hold those weekends dear. Don’t see them as less or as […]

Mid-Week Thoughts

July 19, 2017