Here is Why You Can’t Give Up

I leave tomorrow to compete in Mrs. World in Johannesburg South Africa.

 

I competed at Miss USA on June 8th, 2014. I prepared, I worked, I prayed, and I lost.

 

In the last 3 years, I have learned that your dreams don’t give up on you, if you don’t give up on them.… READ THE REST

The 9 People You Should Unfollow

The Internet used to be my happy place, but lately it’s only been good for wasting my time and killing my vibe. As much as I’d love to take some responsibility for my feelings, there’s a list of culprits that I’d much rather put on blast instead.… READ THE REST

I Finally Moved On After A Decade

Hey. I wanted you to know that I thought about you today. It’s not like before and that’s what I wanted you to know.

 

It’s been ten years and some, maybe ten and a half, since you stole my heart, since I fell so hard for you that it changed the course of my life forever.… READ THE REST

I’m Jealous of Your Husband

Thoughts I think to myself on a daily basis scrolling through my Facebook feed:

 

“Amber is posting jaw-dropping photos of the new gorgeous headboard her husband built them in his workshop from pieces of wood that he chopped down himself.… READ THE REST

I’m Afraid

What are you most afraid of?

 

I know many of you instantly visualized very distinctive fears; spiders, clowns, heights perhaps? You wouldn’t be far off because according to Google it’s an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.… READ THE REST

Me Before You

I typed my maiden name into a form on a webpage and it looked odd sitting beside my first. Foreign and out of place. It was like when you catch a whiff of something and are sure you know the smell, but can’t remember from what.… READ THE REST

Girls Lie Too

I walked into the bar with the intention of grabbing an application and when I saw you I forgot why I had came. For a split second, I forgot that I had recently left a relationship I didn’t want to be out of.… READ THE REST

#BasicMillennial

It didn’t hit me that being a Millennial could be taken so negatively until my recent conversation with my 21-year-old college student brother. Get this—he wanted a full time job this summer that didn’t require physical labor and had flexible hours.… READ THE REST

14 Things Real Friends Do

Over the years I’ve collected a good amount of friends. I’m fairly introverted, but once people get past my resting bitch face, I think they find me to be moderately agreeable. (Or not, whatever. Like I said, I’m an introvert.)

 

I quickly learned though, that 36 nights (and days) of consecutive college drinking does not make a friend.… READ THE REST

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