Endometriosis Changed My Life. So Why Did It Take 11 Years to Diagnose?

I was 14 when my period started. That same year, the pain started, too. For the next decade of my life, I’d miss work and school, skip birthdays and holiday parties, sleep through weekends and cancel plans, curled up with a heating pad trying to soothe the persistent ache I felt in my pelvis. I’d visit doctor after doctor who would dismiss my pain as … Continue reading Endometriosis Changed My Life. So Why Did It Take 11 Years to Diagnose?

Great British Bake Off‘s Prue Leith is the 80-Year-Old Style Icon I Never Knew I Needed

Surprisingly, the most delicious thing on this season of Great British Bake Off is not the saucy pods, crisp-bottomed pies, or scrumptious scones. It’s the looks that one 80-year-old Prue Leith has been serving this season. Prudence Margaret Leith, owner of one of the most English names alive as well as a chef, author, and host, has been in the cooking and fashion game for … Continue reading Great British Bake Off‘s Prue Leith is the 80-Year-Old Style Icon I Never Knew I Needed

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Hair Steaming

If you have a curly or coily hair texture, you probably know that the best way to keep your hair moisturized is with a good ‘ol deep conditioner and plastic cap combo. I’ve been using the old school technique since the age of 10. (Thank you, mom!) But, I’m here to tell you that there’s another (and possibly better) way to hack your deep conditioning … Continue reading Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Hair Steaming

What To Wear On A Night Out This Holiday Season

As we enter into the holiday season, it is quickly becoming apparent that there are going to more celebrations and gatherings than ever before. It can seem like we are spending so much time finding outfits for different gatherings and not really getting the chance to enjoy our holiday seasons. Until now. We have come up with an outfit that will work at different types … Continue reading What To Wear On A Night Out This Holiday Season

I Finally Got Over My Phobia Of Touch. Then, COVID-19 Hit.

Halfway through my semester of Western Massage 1 in 2015, I walked into class 15 minutes late. Everyone I knew was already paired up to practice massaging each other’s legs. A guy named Ron, a personal trainer with muscles braided like challah and a handsome smile, looked relieved when he saw me and asked if we could work together. The idea of undressing and being … Continue reading I Finally Got Over My Phobia Of Touch. Then, COVID-19 Hit.