I’ve never been proud of my body

I had a realization about a year ago—that I’d never really been proud of my body.   I’m not sure exactly what prompted this realization, but it was one that made me so sad. It made me sad for my tween and teenage self. For my early-twenties self. For my current self....

2017 Year in Review

2017   It’s that time again: when we look back at our last lap around the sun and look forward to the next one. I started making Year in Review lists several years ago, first as a handwritten list on a single sheet of paper, and more recently as a longer blog post...

Dear Baby Brother

Today is your first official day of college, exactly 10 years after my first day at UNC. I guess I should quit calling you my baby brother since you’re taking your first big step into adulthood. But I still remember when Mom and Dad sat us down to tell us we’d have...