My experience with therapy for the past 3 years

Last week I posted about my therapy experience on Instagram, and received so many questions from you guys about my experience, so I thought I’d share a longer blog post here! I had never been to therapy before 3 years ago, when I decided to go because I was hurting so deeply from a breakup. I learned SO MUCH during my 3 years with my therapist and am excited to share more with you today. I hope that this post helps clear up some common questions about therapy, helps to de-stigmatize it even further by talking about it, and…

I went bathing suit shopping — and nothing fit. Here’s what went through my head.

So, last weekend I went bathing suit shopping in anticipation of my girls trip to Miami this past weekend. And… nothing fit. I tried on almost 10 bathing suits, but nope, no luck. It was so frustrating. I just wanted something cute to fit! However, as I stood there half naked trying to squeeze on these teeny tiny bathing suits, I had SUCH a different set of thoughts running through my head than I would have had several years ago. Flashback 7 or 8 years, and in that same situation, I would have blamed MY BODY for not fitting…

If we were having coffee right now, this is what I’d tell you (San Francisco edition)…

Oh how I love these posts! They’re my favorite. I get to sit down and write to you like an old friend, imagining that we’re catching up over coffee. I hope that you’re doing so well, and I can’t wait to share some life updates with you today. If you’re new around here, I write one of these “If we were having coffee right now…” posts a few times per year. A few oldies can be found here (June 2017), here (November 2016), and the very first one from February 2014 can be found here. Anywho… let’s dive into life…