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Personal Update: September is going to be a wild ride

We're coming up on the end of August, which means that we're nearing a month of many changes for me. In an effort to continue being the digitally focused millennial/gen-z cusper that I am, I wanted to document them here. My partner, Chelsea, and I are meeting with our prospective new landlords this evening to… Continue reading Personal Update: September is going to be a wild ride

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Finding Your Voice: Social Anxiety v. Intuition

In June, Chelsea and I had tickets to go see Yvie Oddly, the winner of the most recent season of RuPaul's Drag Race, perform in Louisville. Planning for a fun weekend trip, we booked an AirBnB close to the club and made our way to Kentucky, only to find out once completing the two-hour drive… Continue reading Finding Your Voice: Social Anxiety v. Intuition

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One Thing to Remember When Planning a Wedding

"How's the wedding planning going?" Since getting engaged last October, this has become the number one question I get asked. It seems to be a sort of a default for anyone who knows about my engagement, replacing the age-old, "How are you?" with this new query. The question itself doesn't bother me at all -… Continue reading One Thing to Remember When Planning a Wedding

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Learning how to be a person, courtesy of my college experience

Nearly a year ago now, I published a post reflecting on my time at IUPUI in anticipation of my final year of undergrad. Now that I've completed my degree, I figured it was time to provide an update. There were a myriad of good times and positive learning experiences throughout the last four years. There… Continue reading Learning how to be a person, courtesy of my college experience

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Fatness Fiction: Talking Size-ism, Shopping and Identities

This week on Fatness Fiction's +Plus Size Magic Radio I joined Ellise Smith for #Episode52! We unpack what it means to adapt to office culture in regard to clothing, sexuality assumptions about bigger bodies, and the infamous topic of shopping. It was an honor for me to be a part of the work that Ellise is… Continue reading Fatness Fiction: Talking Size-ism, Shopping and Identities

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Three things I’ve learned in the last three months

It's been three months since Chelsea proposed to me from a vista in Wisconsin (I still can't believe it!). So much has changed since that moment, when the two of us were crying on a cliff. We have both of us started our last semester of college and new jobs, among other things. What hasn't… Continue reading Three things I’ve learned in the last three months

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What does a Business Development Coordinator do?

My first blog of the New Year! A lot has happened since I last posted here in December, but I wanted to start by filling people in on my new full-time, salaried job. I'm now officially settled into my new role as Business Development Coordinator at Hirons, and I've been getting a lot of questions about… Continue reading What does a Business Development Coordinator do?

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My Final Thoughts on #J360

As anyone who follows me on social media knows by now, I took a course this semester called J360, otherwise known as Online Public Relations. The course is essentially designed to be an overview of social media and its many uses in the PR world. I thought it would be easy. Having used social media… Continue reading My Final Thoughts on #J360

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A Personal Update

Next week, I will be transitioning out of my role as the lead scholar of Social Justice Education at IUPUI and saying goodbye to the scholarship program in order to fulfill my new full time role at Hirons. Needless to say, I cried quite a bit at my last SJED Christmas Party this morning. I… Continue reading A Personal Update