Posts Categorized: Life


  I’ve thought a lot about this post. What should I say? How should I say it? Should I say anything at all? Am I just adding to the noise? Maybe. But maybe not. Maybe you need to hear this from someone you know in real life. Maybe you need to hear this from someone… Read more »


First of all, thank you guys so much for your response to Tuesday’s post. I so appreciate you opening up and sharing your stories with me, for sharing my post, for dropping notes by my desk at work. It was a good day. — I’ve been feeling the urge to share about my life with anxiety… Read more »

What Depression is to Me

How about a super light and airy topic for a Tuesday morning, huh?! Hold on to your $!*$#* hats. For as long as I can remember I’ve dealt with anxiety. I remember sitting in class in the fourth grade and feeling knots in my stomach and my hair standing on end when I would get called… Read more »

A Quarter of a Century

Well, it’s here! The day I turn 25. Pretty anti-climactic, huh? When I was a teenager, I fantasized about who I would be at this age. Older, life together, super cool, established, etc. It’s funny. We make these plans and develop a vision for our future selves, but, at least in my case, they look… Read more »

Dallas Bucket List

I love the idea of making a list of places to visit. And now with Pinterest it becomes so visual! I had a short list on my phone of hot spots to hit up in Dallas, but I wanted it to become a reality. I’m an obsessed document-er. I take a photo to represent practically… Read more »


So are you just dying to know? DYING to know how I’m doing in Dallas now? Big city Mel? I LOVE DALLAS! Are you surprised? Oh, stop. The mini adventures I’ve had, the people I’ve met, the things I’ve learned I wouldn’t trade for the world. Girls brunch! Photo by Cait Butt My adjustment time… Read more »