I know, this is so different from my usual post but it's one that I feel needs to be made. I've been working in a gym since December 2017, and I've been working out off and on for a couple years now. As a girl constantly confronted with the way girls feel about both themselves … Continue reading 8 Things I Wish Girls Knew About Working Out
Dear Twelve Year Old Anna, I owe you some apologies. For starters, I'm sorry it took me so long to switch to sulfate free shampoo. Also, sorry it took me so long to take care of my skin (but it would help if you didn't pick at it so much). I'm sorry I let people … Continue reading A Letter to a Littler Me
Do you know how long it takes for a coffee plant to mature?
Did you know that 1 in 5 women struggle with an eating disorder? Hi, my name is Anna, and I'm that one. In my last post I scratched the surface of my insecurity with makeup, but there's so much more to it than that. I don't know when it started, but some time in high … Continue reading To Scale or Not to Scale
In this day and age of Snapchat streaks and #DoItForTheGram it's easier than ever before to compare yourself to millions of beautiful people all over the world. If you're anything like me, you scroll through your Instagram feed to a symphony the tune of, "She's so cute." "I want her hair." "Her skin is so … Continue reading Selfie Confidence
Despite my knack for finding four leafed clovers, I've got some pretty crummy luck. This is especially true when it comes to birthdays, but only my own--I'm great at other's birthdays, just ask my old boss at the local burger joint whom I brought strawberry cupcakes when she had to work on hers. I don't … Continue reading Miss Fortunate
While several of my friends froze their buns off at the beach, my mother and I took a day for ourselves to cross something off our bucket lists. That's right, Wicked. Eight years ago, when first we set foot on Broadway, the buzz about the history of Oz was just kicking up. While I don't … Continue reading The Wicked Witch of Worry