I hope I never have a daughter. I hope I never have a daughter who feels pressured to wear make up when she's 9. I hope I never have a daughter who gets bullied by the boys at school because she's good at math. I hope I never have a daughter who accepts the fact … Continue reading I hope I never have kids.
This post is going to be somewhat of an extension to my previous post about New Year's resolutions. Lately, I've noticed that there is a lot of smack being talked about people who go to the gym within the first few weeks of the year. Apparently, regular gym-goers are not too thrilled that there are … Continue reading Proud to Jiggle – A Pep Talk.
Wait, what? It's January 12 of the new year, 2015. By now it's pretty obvious that our resolutions to work out every day or volunteer all the time or just stop eating so many damn donuts have faded and we're back to our old habits. But it's no big deal, old habits die hard. And … Continue reading New Year, Same Me.
Quick post today, as the holidays have left me busy and unable to find the time to sit down and let my thoughts flow through to my keyboard. I just want to say Happy Holidays, whether you are celebrating Christmas (I know I'm a day late! I'm sorry!), Hanukkah (also late), Kwanzaa or otherwise. Or, … Continue reading Winter Greetings.
I go to a big university, and tuition here is not cheap, especially for out of state students like myself. I come from a pretty well off family, and I'm grateful for the opportunity to be here. After my high school graduation, I had a nice cushion of money that I received from relatives to … Continue reading Trust Fund Babies – An Exploration.
Lately, I've been in a funk. I don't really know what it is, but I'm just really not feeling Christmas-y this year. Maybe it's the lack of snow on the ground or the lack of sleep from all the finals stress, but I just don't feel holly jolly. It's like an identity crisis because Christmas … Continue reading Christmas cookies, tinsel, and a weekend without sleep: Finals, 2014.
Privilege. What does that word mean? Instead of providing a simple definition of privilege, I want to ask you some questions. Can you innocently walk down the street at night and not be deemed "suspicious"? Can you be assured in the fact that if you get pulled over, it's not because of your skin color?Can … Continue reading How to Save the World – A Guide by a Middle-Class White Girl.