Tonight marks the last day of my 20s. I’ll be honest. It’s bittersweet. Part of me is FREAKING OUT. The other part is asking, “DOES THIS MEAN I’M A GROWN UP NOW?” I don’t know who to listen to. In true big girl style, my last meal of my 20s went like this: peanut butter […]

My life is a sitcom, part 1324807

Today, I high-fived my trainer when he was trying to fist-bump me for running 5 miles this weekend without walking. Later, while delirious from the ass-kicking workout, I got his dog and child’s names mixed up…which must have really confused him when I said he could put Lucas (dog) in a baby bjorn and walk around […]

UPDATE: 28 things to do before 29

We’re 6.5 months into my 29th year of life and I figured it’s about time for an update on my 28 things to do before 29. Here’s a reminder: um… I need to get on this pronto. I moved. I’m now living in limbo. see above Yay! Beep can shake (left paw) and kick (right […]

How Social Media (@dailymile @twitter @facebook) saved my life

Social media saved my life. I’m not being melodramatic. I’m completely serious. Social media saved my life. No, I didn’t get lost only to be found with the help of friends on Twitter and an iPhone app. I didn’t use social media to help me figure out what terminal disease I had. Social media did so […]

Weigh In Wednesday: Life is good edition


Sometimes God completely surprises you Just a month ago, we found out my Aunt/Godmother had been upgraded to active on the donor registry. Because there are so many people across the country needing a liver, we expected to wait a long time (2-3 years) for her to get a cadaver liver. We wondered how far […]