Me, Pamela & Body Dysphoria

It's getting very unhealthy in here. “blessed beshewho isbothfuriousand magnificent” Taylor Rhodes, calloused: a field journal So I've been working out a lot, a lot more than earlier in the quarantine because now I've done a whole Chloe Ting program and I've designed my own schedule. I work out 5 times a week and I'm incorporating more… Continue reading Me, Pamela & Body Dysphoria

Afterwards…

There is no happy ever after - but there is an afterwards.This isn't our ending.Rosamund Lupton, "Afterwards" There is a really good book called Afterwards, and while it doesn't have much to do with this post, it has given me something to think about. It's been a long summer. I've been absent for many reasons;… Continue reading Afterwards…

What I’ve Been Doing While In Quarantine

And you can do it too! I really can't believe how long we've been quarantined for. So much time has gone by that I really am just stuck in my routine now. If I can even call it that. When school work started to trickle down into nothing and I was just waiting for a… Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing While In Quarantine

It’s Our 4 Year Anniversary

It's been a... turbulent time. “In Tulsa, a girl would no sooner have run around with unstraightened hair than she would have run around naked. It would have been worse than running around naked, letting everyone see your naps (40).” ― Martha Southgate, Third Girl from the Left It's been 4 years since I cut my hair and… Continue reading It’s Our 4 Year Anniversary

To All The Health Workers & Essential Workers…

and if you know one, pass this along 🙂 My Econ textbook says a life is worth $10 million dollars. So, if that's true, how much do we you when this is all over? Is it more than the bailouts the aviation industry is getting? Are there enough trees to print out $10 million for… Continue reading To All The Health Workers & Essential Workers…

Which Quarantine Qween Are You?

Disclaimer: The quarantine queen title is gender-inclusive 🙂 All over the world, people are being quarantined and are being compelled to practice social distancing. We are trying desperately to remain sane in a world that seems bordering on the insane. So, the time is just right for us to ponder, reflect, meditate, and discover the… Continue reading Which Quarantine Qween Are You?

The Quarantine Routine

Do you lot even have one? “It couldn’t last. Everyone was just killing time. But if all they did was kill time, time would end up killing them.” Michael Grant, Gone So I've seen a lot of articles about how to stay productive and how to be entertained and busy while in self-isolation but I haven't read… Continue reading The Quarantine Routine

What To Do When You Suspect Your Roommate Has COVID-19

It's getting very scary out there, but what happens when that dark cloud comes into your apartment? Roommates are like a box of cheap fireworks, you never know what they will do next.Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls Whatever country you're reading this from, in whatever climate your reading this, your country is probably in a… Continue reading What To Do When You Suspect Your Roommate Has COVID-19

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi: A Non-History Of Black People

One month, one book, one post, is not enough for the topic of Black History. There's more at stake than just slavery, my brother. It's a question of who will own the land, the people, the power. You cannot stick a knife in a goat and then say, Now I will remove my knife slowly,… Continue reading Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi: A Non-History Of Black People

I Am A Storybook Character

My co-star has said twice that no-one cares how many books I've read... I disagree. The trouble with giving yourself a pep talk is that deep down, you know it's all bullshit.Sophie Kinsella, Remember Me? I'm about to spout some nonsense right here but hey, I need this. This blog thing, it's for my mental… Continue reading I Am A Storybook Character