Taking Back My Life, One Week at a Time

September is Suicide Prevention Month. That’s not why I’m writing this post but it was a happy temporal coincidence. I’m writing this because it’s important. It’s important to destigmatize mental illness and I am willing to show off the skeletons in my closet if it means someone else can feel that they’re not so alone…

My Cosplay Bucket List

Inspired by Breezeeweezee Cosplay’s blog post with her bucket list, I decided to write my own! It’s heavily influenced by her formatting, but will include some retroactive milestones I’ve reached during my cosplay career. I’ve also added and removed some to my liking. I’m sure this list will grow with the years, but hopefully the…

Making My Wedding Dress Part I: Research

Ever since getting engaged in September of last year, a swarm of questions have been buzzing around in my brain related to wedding planning. When would we get married? Where would we get married? Who would be in our bridal party? What should our color scheme be? How are we going to eat keto at…

Huge Life Update & Big Lofty Sewing Goals

So I guess I should announce first that I got engaged! Jason and I have been together for almost two and a half years and I couldn’t be happier. We met on Okcupid around December of 2013, exchanged a couple messages, both deactivated our accounts for a bit to explore other things, then both reactivated…

One Whole Year Soda Free!

On August 27, 2015 I vowed to not drink soda for a year. This wasn’t the first time I had ever sworn off soda. I did it once in high school for lent (and immediately broke it on Ash Wednesday, but then turned around and went without for 100 days to prove I could). I…