USA Road Trip Part Two: New Mexico

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Day 6: Tucumcari, New Mexico Elk City, OK to Tucumcari, NMDriving Time: 3 hours 45 minutesDistance: 258 milesListened to: Chelsea Handler on the Armchair ExpertStay: Best Western Discovery Inn (rating: 3.5 stars – meh)Eat: Oatmeal, Subway + McDonald’s. Officially in need of a cleanse. This day was both the scariest and the best day. Scary […]

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USA Road Trip Part One: Illinois to Oklahoma

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Day 1: Springfield, Illinois Palatine, IL to Springfield, ILDriving Time: 3 hoursDistance: 206 milesListened to: Road Trip playlistStay: La Quinta Hotel (rating: 1.5 stars – never again)Eat: Grapes, hummus and carrots, a home-made salami sandwich The first day was pretty mellow. I had lunch with my brother and his kiddies, and then had a dramatic […]

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My No. 1 Resolution in 2019

Happy New Year! I hope your 2019 is off to an amazing start ✨ I feel really good about the year ahead. Usually at the end of the year, I have a long list of things I want to change about myself. Maybe I’m getting older, but I no longer really feel the need to […]

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How (and Why) I Quit Smoking

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 […]

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Writing a Book Part I: Rejection

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I’ve wanted to write a book since I was like 5. Weirdly enough, I actually did write a few books as a child. One was an encyclopedia of all the Babysitter’s Club characters (super original and not a parody).  And the other one I was very serious about getting published. So I typed it up, […]

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