This is my story. All of it.

I’ve never been good at telling stories. Okay, let me rephrase that. I’ve never been good at telling stories in person or in text messages. The informal nature of a text message coexists with the stream-of-consciousness mess that is me telling you a story with the words that fall haphazardly from my mouth. I try […]

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Netflix’s “Dumplin'” Could Be the Key to Helping You Understand Your Fat Friends a Little Better

I mean, c’mon; a cute coming-of-age movie where the thick girl ends up with the fit guy who is the envy of all the southern beauty queens, mends her relationship with her mother, and finds new confidence in herself with the help of a couple Drag Queens? Triumphs over Hairspray, IMHO. No, this isn’t a review. […]

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the love of a muse: a poem

Soft stolen glances like most strangers do, knowing far too well our intentions; the illusion of our encounter being secretive is somewhat thrilling. I desperately yearn for the smallest inkling of disgust to cling to, my stubborn nature eventually melts with each stolen glance, traded like currency. I am the yen and you are the […]

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The State of My Heart Address

The past couple of weeks, my heart and my mind have been at war; not with each other, but with a vicious outside force called Lucifer. He comes in many forms: a discouraging word from my mother, an eye-roll from a friend, a glance in the mirror with disgust for my body, a whisper in […]

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ABH Subculture: We all over reacted

Within the make up community, “Subculture” has become a taboo word. With the release of Anastasia Beverly Hill’s newest shadow palette, a Pandora’s box of tea and shade flooded social media. I, too, was involved in the #ABHisoverParty with various tweets explaining my doubts for the upcoming palette. For anyone who knows me and my […]

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