Being a Perfectionist: A Work in Progress

I’m currently consumed in a 90210 Netflix binge. I made it my weekend goal to finish the series, so it’s safe to say this show has taken over my life. Isn’t it peculiar how your current life struggle always coincidentally correlates with a scene or quote in the show or movie you just happen to be watching? I always think it’s the universe telling me something. Maybe it is, or maybe it’s just because movie/television plots are obviously always relatable to our life dilemmas, so we notice the similarities. Either way, it always happens. So obviously that happened to me today while I was…

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#TheFinalRose

The Bachelorette. Let’s talk about it. I have so many things to say about this season that I don’t even know where to begin. So naturally I’ll begin at the end. Like every other woman in America, on Monday I curled up on the couch for a girls’ night to watch the finale of the Bachelorette for what felt like the 8 billionth time. Watching the Bachelor/Bachelorette without friends to make commentary with is like finding a unicorn without a horn – you just don’t. I did already know who was going home, but I acted like I didn’t because it made the episode…

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Overlooked Joys of the Female Life

Typical. Recently I’ve found myself thinking this sarcastic response a bit too often, and it got me thinking about the daily struggles I often encounter as a female. There are many things us girls love to complain about (being female is hard work!), but there are also so many forgotten-about annoyances we endure that just don’t get enough attention. Sure, periods suck. The idea of lugging a baby around in my stomach for 9 months makes my back hurt just thinking about it. Then there are the other favorites – lost hair ties, mysteriously missing bobby pins, running with boobs, shaving our legs, etc. I could find…

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