The gift of insomnia

There has been one good thing that has come out of my insomnia this past week: being given the chance to really plume through the thoughts whirling around in my head. While the common response would be to check one's phone and endlessly scroll through one's social media feed, I no longer reach for my… Continue reading The gift of insomnia

What the little girl in me needed to hear

Today was a great way to start the best month of the year. This afternoon I participated in a panel titled "A Double Whammy or Triple Threat: The Disparity of Diversity Amongst Women in STEM." If you've been reading this blog, you can probably deduce my first reaction. Why am I being asked to participate… Continue reading What the little girl in me needed to hear

Note to self: It will be okay

For the past week or so, I've been feeling super overwhelmed and inundated, as my previous post should have made rather clear. I go through these cycles in my life when all the demands seem too much for me to handle. It could be my perfectionism, my fear of failure... With respect to failure: What… Continue reading Note to self: It will be okay

Before cake and cows, there was singing and Mickey Mouse (but this post isn’t about Mickey)

It has come to my attention that I haven't written in a while. At first I was like, "Umm, I just blogged like a few days ago." But then I checked and saw that it was a week ago. Wow, times flies when you're... busier than usual and on the verge of another mental breakdown.… Continue reading Before cake and cows, there was singing and Mickey Mouse (but this post isn’t about Mickey)