The Origin Story

The Origin Story

Post-grad is an odd time of life- isn't it? There are books, TV shows, & movies depicting this stage of life as aimless, messy, and often a bit drunken. While these depictions are often true, there is so much more going on than fun work parties and Tinder dates. -We’re decoding our health insurance. -We’re [...]

New Year, New Budget

New Year, New Budget

I've never been great with money. Birthdays and Christmas always left some cash burning a hole in my pocket. Constantly itching to spend money, only recently have I tried to retrain that habit of mine. Starting a real job, having bills, and buying a car will put all that money talk into perspective quicker than [...]

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It Is Okay to Be

It Is Okay to Be

When entering the workforce for the first time, there's an air of insecurity. For me, it felt like a tattoo on my forehead. She's the new one. She doesn't know what she's doing. She can't handle this.  Being the one with the answers is my thing. And if I don't know the answer, I'll find [...]

Story Corner: Patience

Story Corner: Patience

Anyone who has gone anywhere with me knows how much I hate waiting in lines. In my college dining hall, deciding what to eat was easy: find the shortest line. Notoriously the queen of ordering ahead, of reserving spots, and calling ahead- my friends think it's because I don't want to waste time. Truthfully, I [...]

Fallin’ For You

Fallin’ For You

Fall is coming, can you feel it? That chill (at least in the morning) is creeping in. It may still hit nearly 80 degrees by midday here in Ohio, but I'm holding onto hope that soon enough I'll be able to wear my sweater all day long. While I'm currently trying to peel it off [...]

Celebrating Tiny Victories

Celebrating Tiny Victories

Over the past few weeks, I've heard from a couple of my friends that they still feel like they aren't "getting" adulthood. They feel like children playing pretend & I get that! Among everything we're learning and adjusting to, it's easy to feel like you're being swallowed by the world. You are learning about health [...]