Getting Back In The Saddle

Getting Back In The Saddle

For most of my life, my bicycle was a source of joy and freedom. That set of wheels provided me with a sense of autonomy and fed my curiosity and need for adventure. As a kid, I rode my bike for hours up and down the street in front of my house. Even though it was...
Drink Your Water. Call Your Besties.

Drink Your Water. Call Your Besties.

Y’all. Are you tired? I am tired! I am really feeling the bone-deep heaviness of the human experience right now. My soul is weary, my movements feel sluggish, and my mind is in overdrive. I feel stuck in the maddening vortex of doing too much and not enough...
Do All of My Friends Hate Me? (No, No They Don’t)

Do All of My Friends Hate Me? (No, No They Don’t)

“All of my friends hate me.” Raise your hand if you have had this thought or something similar recently. Full disclosure, I am sheepishly raising my hand. Shortly after I completed the grueling experience of grad school during a pandemic, I convinced myself, with...
In Defense Of Grieving

In Defense Of Grieving

I missed my sister’s wedding this past weekend. I was packing my bag and triple-checking the location of my passport when I got the news that scientists had detected the Omicron variant in South Africa (my destination). Chaos and frantic Googling ensued. Should I...