At the end of 2019 I took a step back from writing because I didn’t have much creative or spare energy. Little did I know that personal plans would get more complicated and world events much more worrying. With March almost through, I figure if I don’t pick this up now I never will.Continue reading
For the past few years I’ve kept note of what I read in my journal, and I thought I’d share this year’s list with you. I like looking back occasionally, remembering which books I loved and which didn’t quite grip me. It’s a satisfying way to record how I spend some of my free time.Continue reading
The starting line of 2018 seems far behind. Though I tend to work around the academic calendar, the shift from December to January still neatly bookends the past 365 days.
This month I turn 25. I feel good about this quarter-century birthday. As I step firmly into my mid-twenties, I’m reflecting on more lessons learned so far. You can read similar posts from 2016 and 2017 if you like.
1. I’ve changed in many ways over the last ten years. I’m less anxious, more settled. More ambitious in some areas, less so in others.
2. In some ways I haven’t changed at all. I still enjoy reading, writing, musicals, being in bed at 9:30pm and most things involving Reese Witherspoon.
March has been quite a month.
I haven’t written about this topic in a while, because it hasn’t really been on my mind. I’ve worked hard to overcome my past eating difficulties, so I know this time of year is challenging for many. As the January dieting onslaught arrives, I want to share the advice I wish I’d received a long time ago.