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Thanks, Kizzy!

The lovely Kizzy recently held a beauty box giveaway for a box of full and deluxe sample beauty, hair, and skincare products – and I was the lucky winner! My prize arrived yesterday:

Kizzy's Beauty Box Giveaway prize box
(that’s Gizmo, Freyja’s brother, in the background)

Thanks, Kizzy! I’m still quite excited to try out so many great products. ♥

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Intent is everything

September 8th, 2016 ♥ 8:44pm

Recently Dan asked me why I have so much anger and contempt for my former PCP, but not my bariatric surgeon. After all, I ended up being physically harmed by both of them. His exact question was, “Why are you so angry at Dr. PCP, but not Dr. Bariatric Surgeon? Why does Dr. Bariatric surgeon […]


Little pink dress

September 5th, 2016 ♥ 11:01pm

Who would have thought I would turn into a dress-loving girl? I found this totes! adorbs! dress at Gabe’s last week for just $10.99. What do you think? At first I thought it was a summer-only number, but paired with the brown boots I think it does quite nicely as a fall outfit option. And […]


Rest in peace, Shelley

September 4th, 2016 ♥ 9:16pm

I’ve held off until now to write this blog entry because I wanted to give Daniel’s family time to find out from a method other than social media or my blog; and it’s only with Dan’s permission that I’m posting this: Dan’s mother, Shelley, died unexpectedly around the 16th of August. I use bold and […]


My emergency oophorectomy/salpingectomy surgery

September 1st, 2016 ♥ 1:29pm

On this past Sunday morning my left ovary decided to turn on me. LITERALLY. But first, the backstory: in January (link to blog entry: Be still my twisting ovary), after spending close to eight hours writhing in agony and consuming copious amounts of Tylenol, Flexeril, and Oxycodone, I broke down and sob-begged Dan to take me to […]