just some body stuff

If you asked me to describe the relationship I have with my body, “it’s complicated” sums things up nicely. There’ve been times when I’ve hated everything about it and wished I could change things that fundamentally just are, but these limitations have never stopped my brain from creating an alternate, somehow “better” version of reality that never measures up to real life, which of course extends to feelings about… you...

shades of blue

  dress: Frock by Tracy Reese  shoes: Osborn This isn’t a new dress. I got this back in 2010 to wear to my 10-year high school reunion. Every six months or so, I debate whether I want to keep or sell this piece. It’s not because I don’t like it anymore, but because it usually doesn’t fit. It’s also one of the only pieces I’ve liked as much for as...

wedding planning update

When you get engaged, one thing that married people fail to mention is how the wedding will become the central (if not only) topic of conversation with your family, friends, and pretty much anyone else you interact with who finds out you’re getting married. Here’s the thing. I love my partner in life. Being married will be the next step, a formalization of a life we’ve been creating together these...

lost in translation

Well ohayōgozaimasu to everyone! It’s been a hot minute (and a half) since I’ve posted anything on the blog: leading up to a big vacation it seems there’s always a million things to take care of that precluded me from writing, but truth told, I just haven’t been feeling very motivated or inspired lately. Part of that is due to the the fact that I’d curbed any shopping in anticipation...