detoxing like a mf

i started a 12-week detox mid-january it is a pretty intense cleanse, one i probably wouldn’t have thought to partake until this january when i heard about it. it focuses on hydrating the body like a mf, flushing out and healing the lymphatic system, the kidneys, the liver, the adrenals, endocrine, nervous system (!!), everything. […]

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my mom’s daughter

the things i despised about my mom, the things that embarassed me about my mom, the things that made me roll my eyes about my mom, i see within myself now. the more time passes, the more respect i have for her. partly because i see where she is coming from, from my own experience […]

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a tablet i shall have

i want a drawing tablet. the end. lol. just thinking about creating and drawing on something electronic, completely free to try different techniques, tools, etc. sounds interesting and fun to me. getting funky with all kinds of colors, being able to erase things with a click, experiment with something completely new with a click, all […]

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home in my body

at a family gathering, someone asked me, so what do you eat? how do you stay in shape? it kind of surprised me, because i have not really been paying attention to these things. but i know that i’ve maintained a fairly healthy weight and muscle tone with very minimal effort. like none, really. my […]

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partnership revamped

last sunday, Soul and i went to Grand Central Market in DTLA. it’s truly one of my favorite places to visit in LA. the food (tacossssss) the crowd the variety of food and crowd (think street tacos, boba, mom and pop chinese, american fusion, ramen, juice bar, and so on) the flea market feeling the […]

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the day my wardrobe exploded

for a very long time, since some time in high school, which is about when i was… 14 years old, i decided that i would only wear skinny jeans. i resigned myself to this decision when i came to terms with the fact that i would never fit a relaxed pair of jeans properly aka […]

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good for you, Grace :)

i would like to start writing again. i would like to write more consistently. i would like to write. period. i think it really boils down to that. it’s so interesting how my mind takes something and warps it into something else, something not as fun, not as easy, not as natural. but it’s even […]

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more of me, please

i feel like i’m coming back to something. idk exactly what. but actually, i feel like i’m always coming back to something. seems like the freaking theme of my life. i think i tried to make my writing about ‘something’. i think i wanted to be known for ‘something’. i think i wanted to be […]

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Re-parenting

Adulthood grants us the privilege and responsibility of re-parenting ourselves. That has become my definition of adulting as of late. Adulting, to me, is not really about having a job, a career, a house, a relationship, status, community, etc etc etc. It’s about coming home to self, about acknowledging, recognizing, holding the child within, the […]

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Stepping into vs. Allowing through

From this morning’s journaling I do not align with the concept of ‘stepping into’ anything, whether a role as a teacher, healer or gifts, etc. I understand it’s a phrase used to signify a conscious choosing into that serves many. I’m not trying to bash anyone’s positive experience with it. If it works, it works. […]

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My Story: Life Sucked Big Time Before It got Good

As a child, she sought truth. She had no idea what it was, what it looked like, what it sounded like, what it smelled like. But it was as if it was all she knew. She craved something she never knew. She only knew it existed because she craved it. But even then, she doubted […]

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