Old Dog Learning New Tricks: Taking the High Road

April 12, 2010
Or: The Post Where I Admit To Still Sleeping With a Teddy Bear at The Age of Twenty-Five I will start this off by stating this this post could also very easily be entitled, "The Bear That Broke My Heart" or "The Day I Put My Teddy Bear in a Box and Sent Him Away" And its not really a post I'm super excited or proud to share with you, and yet, here I am, spilling my guts The abbreviated version of this story is as follows: Met first girlfriend at ... keep reading

On Moving, Shaking + Getting Things Done: A Guide in Anti-Procrastination

April 03, 2010
I am a terrible procrastinator It's unbelievable! I have an uncanny ability to move at sloth-like pace and lay about drinking coffee luxuriously and reading blog posts and idly stalking people on facebook/twitter/google/you-name-it I was like this all throughout school too, and then in my literal HOUR of need, I would pull myself together, slug a redbull, and write a thirty page paper Now, this is not necesarily to be recommended, as it earned ... keep reading

Danielle Laporte: Hot Advice for Anyone With a Website, Blog, Business, Career or J-o-b. yep, I’m talkin’ to you

March 30, 2010
This post has been borrowed from the wonderful and phenomenally inspiring Danielle LaPorte, and is great advice for MM's continuing series about blogging, becoming a social media networking mastermind, and turning your belief in yourself into a job Please check Danielle out here Truly I could read her posts all day long and they make me feel so smart/powerful/amazing and I hope they inspire you to greatnes I've worked with a few dozen Fire ... keep reading

Wheat Intolerance, Pizza + Body Dysmorphia

March 26, 2010
I haven't eaten wheat in four days FOUR days Yesterday, I forgot myself completely and almost dove head first into a pan of cinnamon rolls The day before my legs hurt so badly it felt like someone was stabbing me Today, about ten pounds of bloated awful has magically disappeared This is what happens when you have a gluten intolerance You could feel any number of the wide ranging symptoms, but I'm fortunate enough to exhibit: fatigue, mood, ... keep reading

Twitter School for the Socially Anxious

March 23, 2010
I have avoided Twitter for a long time I have KNOWN that social media is a crucial aspect of life as a blogger, that it is the way that the bloggy community connects, and that it can be a fantastic way to make friends with similar interests But even though I've known all of that, I have avoided it like the plague The truth is that Twitter terrified me It's like elementary school Middle school High school Hmmm, apparently the majority of my life ... keep reading
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