Wonder Women

You know those awful but wonderful viral videos you see on Facebook, where a baby hears for the first time after cochlear implants, or a soldier is reunited with his family? Today I felt like I was starring in one. I was sitting in the waiting room of the...

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Stronger

My eyes are swollen from crying, my head is throbbing, and my cheesy sweatshirt with Hello Gorgeous printed on it is unintentionally ironic. Crumpled tissues are strewn about the house, as though I have a toddler who thought emptying a box might be a fun...

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Working Girl

I have always worked. At age 10, I talked the neighbor into letting me babysit her kids. At 14, I begged Blockbuster Video to hire me, despite the fact that I was child labor. A job meant money, and money meant freedom from my parents. I was born running,...

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Here’s a little something about me…

I have expensive taste...

A family that supports me...

And questionable hairstyles.