YOUNG PREGNANCY CAN BE LONELY AND TERRIFYING

This is the sixth post of my “Real and Raw” guest post series. And this one is extra special for me because it’s written by one of my very dear friends. I met Julia (Juls) Washington when I was a guest on her utterly brilliant podcast, Pop Culture Makes Me Jealous. And we really connected on so many levels, very quickly, and I’m so thankful for her friendship! I also greatly admire her as a creative person and a lovely human being in general. And even more, I love her real and raw courage to share her experience with young pregnancy goddess-ness. Continue reading YOUNG PREGNANCY CAN BE LONELY AND TERRIFYING

THOUGHTS I HAVE EVERY TIME I VISIT THE GYNECOLOGIST

This is the third post of my “Real and Raw” guest post series. This post, “Thoughts I Have Every Time I Visit The Gynecologist,” was written by my blogging bestie, the gorgeous Moksha of The Happy Panda. Moksha once described me as her older and wiser self. And I do believe we are true kindred spirits. Because I have always seen so much of my younger self in her, before she even made that comparison. Continue reading THOUGHTS I HAVE EVERY TIME I VISIT THE GYNECOLOGIST

WARMING TO COCO ROSE

If any of you have even remotely explored the HEALTH/BEAUTY section of this blog, you will have gathered by now that I am passionate about beauty products (specifically skin care), and have formed an almost-but-not-quite-disturbing attachment to Herbivore Botanicals. You can read all about my love affair with this company in my earlier article, BEAUTY … Continue reading WARMING TO COCO ROSE

DETOX SHOWER

I had a taxing day several days ago and felt quite exhausted by the end of it. Situations resolved and all was well, but I felt very drained and kind of negative. Often when I feel this way in the evenings, I take a detox shower. This is different than taking a shower to wash my hair and bathe. I actually make it a point not to wash my hair during a detox shower (washing my hair is sort of a pain, and this particular kind of shower is for pleasure, not for pain). Continue reading DETOX SHOWER