25 Things To Accomplish or Learn in the Second Half of My Twenties

It’s here… I am now officially 25 and this is crazy. A quarter of a century. The last year in France where I can go to museums for free. Considered part of the “young group” when buying tickets (and get those nice student discounts). I need to stop writing because I am starting to freak out… Continue reading “25 Things To Accomplish or Learn in the Second Half of My Twenties”

My Narrative

“I won’t stay quiet because staying silent is the same as dying.” – Dua Lipa 

*Trigger warning: Sexual assault*

It has taken years for me to sit down and write what you are about to read.  Continue reading “My Narrative”

Young and Abroad: A Student’s Take on the French Lockdown

It starts with rumors and whispers. “It is just like the flu”. The news becomes white noise as journalists talk about the rising number of cases around the world. Continue reading “Young and Abroad: A Student’s Take on the French Lockdown”

Why I Decided to Finally Get Breast Reduction

“How could you possibly want smaller boobs? I wish I had bigger ones! Give me some!” This is a comment I have frequently gotten when I have mentioned that I hate (yes, hate) my breasts. I would always get somewhat quiet, smile and say, “yeah, you’re right… I am lucky.” But what I truly wanted to reply in my hidden frustration was, “yes, but just because you wish you had bigger boobs doesn’t mean you would like my sized boobs. They are already saggy at 18, they give me bad posture, they hurt with or without a bra and they honestly just suck.” I am done hiding that frustration and this is why.

Continue reading “Why I Decided to Finally Get Breast Reduction”

Evolution: PFW September 2019

It’s fashion season again, and I thought that this time around it would be fun to see the evolution of my style since moving to Paris.

I was looking at photos the other day and couldn’t believe how much I have changed. Not just in style, since its always evolving and changing, but also in how I carry myself. How I dress myself gives me more confidence. Continue reading “Evolution: PFW September 2019”