Choosing Happiness


On Body Image

One major block to my happiness that I have purposely avoided discussing on this blog until now is my body image. When I set out to tackle my level of personal satisfaction, I thought that concentrating on other areas of my life would help me become happy enough to get over what feels like a lifelong battle with my physical self-image....more

In light of the events at the Boston Marathon

On September 11, 2001 I was scheduled to have exploratory surgery for persistant abdominal pain.  I was 17 years old- a senior in high school. I was nervous that morning, but once the nurses gave me cocktail of pharmaceuticals, I calmed down....more