Why In The World Do I Have Body Image Issues?

I’m not special. I’ve had body image issues for as long as I can remember. Throughout my teenage years, starting when I was 12, I didn’t go anywhere without making sure my stomach was sucked in at all times. Until very recently, I started and ended every day on the bathroom scale, and praised/shamed myself accordingly. I … More Why In The World Do I Have Body Image Issues?

Choose Your Own Adventure: When The Goals of Your Twenties Don’t Fit You In Your Thirties

I was 23 when I received my big fat manila college acceptance package for the social service worker program at St. Lawrence and I remember thinking two things: this is my ticket out of this town! and I’m actually going to do something! I moved to Kingston two months later, in May of that year. The two year program … More Choose Your Own Adventure: When The Goals of Your Twenties Don’t Fit You In Your Thirties

Climbing Up And Moving Out or Climbing Out And Moving On: Life As A Professional Casual

I read an article last month about a fancy label for people who work more than one job to make up forty hours a week or to cover their rent and bills, whichever comes first. It’s called a ‘portfolio career,’ and despite the fact that it’s not an ideal model for me at the moment, … More Climbing Up And Moving Out or Climbing Out And Moving On: Life As A Professional Casual