Happy Thanksgiving! I am spending a few days down at my grandmother's house since I haven't been able to come down in a while. This was the longest drive I've had to do ever so it was stressful but getting here brings me such peace. Today is a day to eat good food, spend time … Continue reading Thankful
Well hello everyone it's been a bit of time. I had hoped to keep up on posting but I just have been incredibly busy and tired lately. There just has been a lot going on Since the beginning of October, I have been working constantly. For part of my Masters, I have been working with … Continue reading Where I’ve been
I have struggled with my cultural and ethnic identity for a long time. My mother is Hawaiian and Japanese while my dad is Japanese and Caucasian. However, I look pretty white. Growing up, I was surrounded by people who identified as Asians and Pacific Islanders who knew my background. I grew up with a mix … Continue reading What are you?
Happy day after 4th of July! I hope everyone had a great and safe holiday. I spent my day going to car dealerships and comforting my dog when she was cared of the fireworks outside. Let's just say it wasn't what most people think of for a holiday. And it got me thinking. Holidays are … Continue reading Why Holidays are Rough
Surprise! It's my birthday! I was born on 6/16/1995 and turn 23 today. I know, I look like I'm 10 but I feel like at least 40. This past year has been a long journey of discovery, self care and learning more about myself than I could have ever imagined. So in honor of moving … Continue reading 22 Things I Learned Being 22
I figured that it may be important for you all to know my story. I think to understand anything I share, you have to know the history. First thing I have to say is it has taken me a long time to get to a point in my life where I am completely open about … Continue reading My Mental Health Story