How Verizon helped me recognize a 12 year milestone #VZWBuzz

Let me start by saying I haven’t really decided if this is a good post or a bad post. It’s an honest post about how Verizon helped me recognize a 12 year milestone, and there’s a whole messy mix of feelings that goes along with that. I’m part of the #VZWBuzz Lifestyle Blogger team, which means I’ve received a line of service from them, as well as some cool devices & accessories. It also means I get kept in the {Read More}

My struggle to Never Forget

Today marks the 12th anniversary of 9/11. Like many Americans, I remember exactly where I was when I heard the news. I was home sick from school, eating cereal with a blanket spread out in the living room. My boyfriend Matt called me and told me to turn on the TV. I stayed on the phone with him as I watched the second tower fall and cried. Little did I know that exactly one year later, I’d be sitting in {Read More}

A Brutally Honest Post

I could probably just call it an honest post, but as much as it helps, writing this also tears me apart. Last week was the 10 year anniversary of the most horrible thing I’ve ever experienced. On May 18th, 2002, just one week before my senior prom, I was sexually assaulted. I was held at knifepoint and humiliated, degraded, and violated in a way that I can never forget. To this day, I still can’t use the R word to {Read More}