My own age of enlightenment

In college I bought an old, brown, worn-out leather journal (typical hipster move) and wrote in it often.  As Hayden and I packed up our things to move a few days ago, I flipped through those pages full of messy handwriting that have been shut for so long.  The first chunk of pages were rambles…

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The paperback escape

While awaiting my surgery to remove endometriosis, a million thoughts spun around my head every day.  I was worried about the dangers of surgery and on top of that, I was pretty confined to my home and a chair because of my pain.  For as long as I can remember the best way to distract myself from…

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I said yes: how he proposed!

About four weeks into recovering from surgery to remove endometriosis, Hayden and I decided to go out for a nice dinner at our favorite restaurant, Santiago’s Bodega in Orlando, FL.  It was my first time putting on makeup, doing my hair, and getting dressed up since my surgery; but also my first time within the last…

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