A few thoughts and pictures from my cross-country road trip, specifically in the state of New Mexico. This day of this leg was both the scariest and the best day. Scary because I woke up in a Sleep Inn in Oklahoma and had to drive through Texas. The best because I made it to New Mexico!
In the past few years, I’ve found myself outgrowing certain relationships and friendships in my life. I hate to use the word “toxic” to describe human beings—but some relationships can be incredibly harmful to us, if we keep hanging on to them well past their expiration date.
It really all started when I looked around and realized: The people I’ve chosen to be closest to in my life, like my best friend for years, the on and off boyfriend I was with, and the social circle around these people—it just wasn’t a good fit for me anymore.
Today marks my four year anniversary of being able to quit smoking. I’ve been hesitant to really talk about it for a few reasons. Mainly: I’ve cleaned up my act substantially, and I work with a lot of health and wellness brands. So, openly discussing my former smoking habit made me nervous about the judgment […]