break ups, depression, healing, love

The Relationship that Almost Killed Me

"So what's going on?" This was the first thing my new therapist said to me after we exchanged initial greetings. I looked down, away from the small screen of my phone (which was propped up on the napkin dispenser that sat atop my dining room table), took a deep breath, and said "my relationship". I'd… Continue reading The Relationship that Almost Killed Me

body positivity, dating, friendships, healing, relationships, sex, weight

What I’ve learned about love, sex, and relationships so far

In less than 24 hours, I will be turning 30. When I started this blog 5 years ago, I was in a completely different space, feeling trapped in a relationship that I felt I needed to be in, shedding harmful habits, and struggling to make a name for myself in an industry that I was… Continue reading What I’ve learned about love, sex, and relationships so far

black panther, healing, love, racism, representation

#BlackPanther and Freedom: A Review

Marvel fans and casual viewers alike can breathe a sigh of relief- the year-long buzz has not merely been hype (kind of like the Justice League-oops). It's the real deal. I attended an early screening of the film on Monday, February 12, thanks to a Twitter - IMAX partnership, which gave fans the opportunity to… Continue reading #BlackPanther and Freedom: A Review

assault, blog, gratitude, healing, love, weight

Simmer but don’t Burn: Letting go of Bitterness

In response to today's Daily Prompt: Simmer , I've decided to write about how and why I value "letting go" of painful situations and experiences. I grew up on the higher end of the middle class spectrum in Queens, New York. My childhood was filled with generally "normal" things: class field trips, curiosity, some bullying/teasing,… Continue reading Simmer but don’t Burn: Letting go of Bitterness

break ups, healing, relationships

2016: The Year of the Post F-kboy Glow Up

As the title of this post may suggest, I’m rather confident about this year. The winter was mild on the East Coast, people are becoming more health conscious, and flight deals are out of this world. Have you seen the sale for a flight from JFK to Greece for like $300?! Anyways, with that being… Continue reading 2016: The Year of the Post F-kboy Glow Up