Body Neutrality: Surrendering in the War on Myself

My aunt snapped this photo of me holding a lamb this weekend, and I made it my profile picture on Facebook. It shouldn’t be a big deal, but it is. I hate pictures of myself and usually try to release only a very carefully controlled image on social media. This photo is the opposite ofContinue reading “Body Neutrality: Surrendering in the War on Myself”

Five Things I Learned from my Grandfather

On Tuesday, March 26th, we lost my grandfather. I’ve been struggling with putting into words how it feels to lose someone who felt so eternal. He refused to act his age. He was so active and full of life, so present and influential, that none of us could picture life without him. My cousins andContinue reading “Five Things I Learned from my Grandfather”

Five Things Friday (#33)

I’m back!!! I’m sorry for the unannounced hiatus! I got a new job and it’s been commandeering all my time and energy, but in a good way. Without going into a lot of specific detail, I’m now working in textbook publishing! It’s a big change, but a welcome one. I feel like I’m in theContinue reading “Five Things Friday (#33)”