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Study Abroad in Peru with the University of Utah

March 28, 2018

Ever since I was in elementary school I have always wanted to travel to Peru. Some of my father’s relatives live there and I wanted to experience their culture. Before this trip I had never traveled to a foreign country. I had been to a resort in Mexico but that doesn’t really count. I currently attend the University of Utah and learned about this week long study abroad program. I am 26 and have too much responsibility to get up…

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26 Things About Me For My 26th Birthday

January 8, 2018

I love school! While many people dread school and can’t wait to graduate, I enjoy learning new things and getting inspired. I like to make fun of my blog. Let’s be honest, some parts kind of silly. My brother, Billy, often takes screen shots of my posts on Instagram and texts them to me and says, “What the fuck are on your feet?” He thinks I have the ugliest shoe collection. I grew up in Seattle, Washington. I have been…

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Managing Relationships with Chronic Pain

December 28, 2017

I hide my pain a lot of the time from my partner, friends and family in fear of being a burden. People always say to me, “You don’t look sick.” First of all, what does sick look like? And second of all, I have mastered looking well when really I am in a lot of pain. I have gotten a lot of questions about how I have maintained a long, healthy relationship with Andrew while dealing with chronic pain. I…

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Stay Safe in the Wild with VSSL’s Sleek Survival Kit

December 17, 2017

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of VSSL. I only promote products that I truly believe in, love and have tested. All opinions are my own. If you have been following my blog, you probably know how much I love the outdoors. I hike about three times a week and love camping! Being outside in nature is my ultimate happy place because it gives me a chance to refuel and reflect. It is one of the…

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