‘Appy Birthday, ‘Arry

Today, Harry Potter turns 33. According to Potterpedia, Voldemort was defeated in 1998, so it’s been fifteen years since Harry has had to do any Expelliarmussing (at least in the life-threatening capacity). He has been Head Auror for some time now and has been featured on his very own Chocolate Frog Card (Ron and Hermione […]

Is Your Dad an OB/GYN?: The Official Quiz

Somebody suggested that I write about how my dad is an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN if you want to use AIM speak), and I really like this idea! My dad is one of the hardest working, kindest, most patient human beings the world has ever seen. He deals with the craziest, hormonal people on a daily basis […]

On Love

I did not know love before you. You have completely changed my life. I spend the whole day with your body pressed to mine, and to part from you is to crave you. I wonder what you’re doing when I’m gone. I wonder what my absence means to you. I wonder if you wait for […]

A Contest

People have been so kind to me this week. I sincerely, truly, deeply, whole-heartedly appreciate your support. I joke around a lot, but I’m serious when I say that even little things like your ‘likes’ on Facebook keep me motivated. I can’t even talk about the comments and texts. Or I will cry. Happy tears, […]

A Love Letter

Dear Reader (Mom), Thank you so much for following my thoughts for the past few months (22 years, 6 months, and 2 days). It means more than I can describe that you read the silly things that I try to explain (ramble about) in clear, concise language (unintelligibly on the phone for two hours). I […]

Who I Am

Overshare Alert, but I have been going through so many changes lately. I don’t even mean my voice — I’m pretty sure that’s just about over. Any second now. My beautiful friend gave me some incredible advice when I was upset about heart-hurting earlier this week. She said, “Don’t hung up on what you are not. […]