10 New Rules To Make The Internet A Better Place

As a blogger and social media junkie in general, I spend a lot of time browsing online, and sometimes I end up having to back away slowly because of the terrible things I read. Since when did it become okay to be so hateful and so open about your bigotry? A certain subset of the… Continue reading 10 New Rules To Make The Internet A Better Place

Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

When I was between home office-based gigs, I took up a gig delivering restaurant orders for a couple months. It wasn't terrific money compared to the things I usually do, but it was better than not bringing in any money. As an added bonus, I got lots of exercise doing that kind of work. In… Continue reading Trying To Work Out When You Despise Working Out

I’ve Been Enduring Painful Medically Unnecessary Cramps For Years And It’s The Catholic Church’s Fault

I've been on hormonal birth control for 15 years and I successfully have zero kids. That's awesome, but I've always had a tough time with my periods. I don't go batshit crazy and try to literally kill people, but I get such bad cramps that I can barely function and I cry without even knowing… Continue reading I’ve Been Enduring Painful Medically Unnecessary Cramps For Years And It’s The Catholic Church’s Fault

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: The Proletariat Infiltrating The Bourgeois Of Cary

I love steak, especially ribeye. It's one of my favorite things in the world. I'm not the type of person who typically goes to steakhouses, however, and I have a good reason for that. I'm a pretty thrifty girl because I've always been far from wealthy, and I also love to cook (as you already… Continue reading Ruth’s Chris Steak House: The Proletariat Infiltrating The Bourgeois Of Cary

Doing These 5 Things Doesn’t Make You Less Of A Feminist

In our society today, there seems to be a never-ending competition to be the most hardcore feminist or the most "woke" person. If you spend your entire life being mad at the whole world, you're some kind of hero, even if the constant negativity eats you up inside. Being any kind of happy or traditional… Continue reading Doing These 5 Things Doesn’t Make You Less Of A Feminist

My Subconscious Congratulated Me On Getting Out Of An Abusive Relationship

I have really weird dreams sometimes, and they rarely make sense immediately upon waking up. I attribute my likelihood of having weird dreams to a few different possible sources: 1. My super fun anxiety 2. My penchance for cheap Franzia wine late at night 3. My overactive writer imagination 4. My weird ass life and… Continue reading My Subconscious Congratulated Me On Getting Out Of An Abusive Relationship

If You’re Bummed About Being Single For The Holidays Again, Read This

The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year. I love decorating, baking, and especially our annual trip back to Cleveland to see the sights, drink some Great Lakes Christmas Ale, and visit my family/friends. There's just something about NE Ohio that will always feel more like home to me than North Carolina,… Continue reading If You’re Bummed About Being Single For The Holidays Again, Read This