“Skinny” Girl Speaks Body Positivity

“Skinny” Girl Speaks Body Positivity

CW: Body dysmorphia *going full Joey Tribbiani* How YOU dooooin? Something about the title of this post must have caught your eye, so I'm really glad you stopped by to hang with me. This topic isn't something I discuss much and my Enneagram type 1w2 has me staring at my screen for days trying to [...]

I Started Therapy

I Started Therapy

I've had a lot on my heart lately. Actually, since 1996. I've been anxious for as long as I can remember. Don't believe me? Most 5 year-olds get some separation anxiety when they start full-day kindergarten, but for two months, I only went to school until noon every day before I panicked and had to [...]

Selfish or Self Care?

Selfish or Self Care?

I’ve been really frustrated lately. Like kick-yourself-losing-sleep-puffy-eyed-crying frustrated. Hi, my name is Jess and I'm exhausted. I'm burnt the f*** out.*cue the anonymous support group chiming, Hiiii, Jess. We're glad you're with us today.* In typical Jess fashion, instead of seeking something easy or taking things one day at a time, I decided to JUST. [...]

My Anxious Mind

This post has been in progress for nearly a year now. When I first started this entire blog, I had intentions of sharing my personal story, but I can never seem to craft the words to explain how I feel, or to explain how I feel in a way that others might be able to understand. [...]