Grateful for this Time

I didn't have a chance to write this week on time like I normally do... with teaching three nights a week and providing supervision on Thursdays--- I really needed some time to myself, to let my brain rot. Lol. I go to lunch every week with my mother at a cafe in Zelienople, PA. I [...]

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Thinking Thursday?

I've been trying to keep up with blogging personally once a week but it's really hard. The semester of me teaching my first master's class independently is winding down and I'm gearing up to teach a truncated sexuality class. It will be awesome, but I still have a lot of prepping to do and it's [...]

Wellness Wednesday: “Shoulds”

Late as usual... but it's still Wednesday somewhere... in some universe... right? I think what I've learned most recently by virtue of balancing so many things in graduate school is that the "shoulds" in your mind can really bring you down and I've been trying to counteract that. I often hold myself to impossible standards [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Short But On Time

Too many people, especially in the U.S. (myself included) live for the future: I will be happy when... I graduate I have that relationship that I want I have X amount of money or material thing I'm guilty of this. I keep thinking: head down, it'll be worth it. But lately I've thought: Fuck that. [...]

I love you to the moon and back!

I have been having ups and downs with anxiety lately, but I think I have steadily been getting back in touch with myself, my own self-care and self-love. But in all seriousness, if you are in or around the Pittsburgh area, go see the Destination Moon exhibit at the Heinz History Center. For the first [...]