This past April I went to NYC for the first time in a very long-time. I saw my family. I gained perspective. I laughed. I cried. Coming home to KC was a very clarifying time in my life. I decided that I wanted to spend more time in the city I love the most with those I love the most. That decision has been one of the best ones I have made in a long time. I spent seven days with my family in this beautiful city that has endured despite going through so much. I was so happy to be apart of it all. Here's a little recap of my time in the Big Apple.

New York, I Love You

October 24, 2021

This past April I went to NYC for the first time in a very long-time. I saw my family. I gained perspective. I laughed. I cried. Coming home to KC was a very clarifying time in my life. I decided that I wanted to spend more time in the city I love the most with those I love the most. That decision has been one of the best ones I have made in a long time. I spent seven days with my family in this beautiful city that has endured despite going through so much. I was so happy to be apart of it all. Here's a little recap of my time in the Big Apple.

Wow, what a difference stepping away and taking time to take care of yourself makes, friends. This past year I was forced to reckon with myself and some of the demons I was facing. Add chronic stress + mental health struggles in addition to dealing with body image issues + add a fashion blog into the mix and something's gotta give. So, besides a few shoots/posts in the spring (which I truthfully shouldn't have done) I decided that the blog needed to be put on the back burner to protect my mental health. Yet leaving it untouched tugged on my heart strings.

Revival

October 14, 2021

Wow, what a difference stepping away and taking time to take care of yourself makes, friends. This past year I was forced to reckon with myself and some of the demons I was facing. Add chronic stress + mental health struggles in addition to dealing with body image issues + add a fashion blog into the mix and something's gotta give. So, besides a few shoots/posts in the spring (which I truthfully shouldn't have done) I decided that the blog needed to be put on the back burner to protect my mental health. Yet leaving it untouched tugged on my heart strings.
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