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This is what I want you to know about my depression

This is what I want you to know about my depression

It can be risky to publish posts like last week’s. But lately God has been granting me more and more opportunities to speak up about my struggle with mental illness. This truth has helped tie authentic relationships even tighter, while allowing me to seek help and […]

Hanging Out My Dirty Laundry

Hanging Out My Dirty Laundry

Growing up I heard a saying: don’t air your dirty laundry. We were taught to handle our scandal behind the scenes, smile, brush the bumps from our ponytails and conquer the world. I believe it is a generational thing, keeping the struggles behind closed doors. […]

January in Pictures

January in Pictures

January. The new year started fresh, me in bare feet and a red sequin dress. We danced under the starlight in Oahu, Hawaii, my new home. The roomies 🙂 One very dapper group — thank you for welcoming me After surviving the oddity of the Missile […]

Not Just Vacation — My First Week on Oahu

Not Just Vacation — My First Week on Oahu

It has been 3 weeks since I boarded a plane with a one-way ticket and crossed the Pacific to the little island of Oahu. WUT. The first few days were a vacation with my sister Kendall around and Katie in town— we joined Kendall’s friends […]

Aloha to you, 2018

Aloha to you, 2018

The fact that aloha means both hello and goodbye seems accurate right about now — these past few weeks have included waves of both, peppered with joy in anticipation for the new and the next, yet coupled with the nostalgic ache for what is now past. Friends, it is true. Finally, ten years […]