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Weathering the storm: Being realistically positive + rainy day office OOTD
fashion / ootd / personal growth

Weathering the storm: Being realistically positive + rainy day office OOTD

For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain. —  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   The saying “when it rains, it pours” has proved to be true not only in recent Virginia weather patterns but also (for the last week) in my love life. It’s become one of those … Continue reading

Feeling at home in recovery + two summer OOTDs
fashion / humble haul / ootd / recovery

Feeling at home in recovery + two summer OOTDs

  The concept of “home” has been on my mind for the past few weeks. Last weekend, I traveled to my hometown to attend the Forecastle music festival with a childhood friend. Even without any of the additional context, visits to Kentucky give me this simultaneous mixture of wicked homesickness and confounding awe. It’s strange to drive through … Continue reading

This is what my life with mental illness looks like
personal growth / recovery

This is what my life with mental illness looks like

May is Mental Health Month. Mental Health America’s theme for 2016 is “Life with a Mental Illness.” My posts this month will cover personal experiences and opinions dealing with my own mental illness issues, which may be triggering to the reader. I am also simply a person in recovery- not a medical professional and my … Continue reading