woman sitting in the rain

The Looming Fear

When I look in the mirror, I see my body exactly where it is at this moment. It’s not at its heaviest, or at it’s skinniest, but it’s beautiful, and it’s mine. And though I can accept myself as I am in this moment, I can also recognize the danger

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Ban.do Lady of Leisure Agenda 2017

2017 Ban.do Agenda Review

I’m an agenda and notebook fanatic! Even in a digital world, I keep handwritten notes and live by my spiral bound planner. Besides being a fanatic, I’m also an agenda snob. If I’m going to take the time to write my life down, and especially if I’m going to commit

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black woman holding white woman's hand during protest

Fixing What’s Broken

Last week was ugly. Between the deaths of Alton Sterling, Philandro Castile, and five on-duty officers in Dallas, the air was heavy with a sense of hopelessness. Thursday and Friday I felt like I was choking on the lump in my throat as I scrolled through Facebook seeing footage of

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