Thoughts from a Freshly Broken Heart

It's been roughly a month since my relationship ended. It's been a month of avoiding music, romantic comedies and couples as much as I can. Eating and sleeping have been a chore, and putting a smile on my face has been a true struggle. Let's not forget the crying - the seemingly endless stream of... Continue Reading →


A Healthy Update

Literally. This is a huge update regarding health, and I am so excited to share this with you all. Remember this? A few months ago, I told you all about what it’s like to have familial hypercholesterolemia. There have been some serious developments since then. I shared that article on Twitter and caught the attention... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

Hi friends! Welcome to the year of Back to the Future!!!!!! Really though, get ready for 365 days of Marty McFly jokes. Not from me, though. I made my one DeLorean crack last night. When I was at home I ran across this special little gem and it made me think of my friends at... Continue Reading →

Numbers Can Be Fun!

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 160,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 7 days for that many people to see... Continue Reading →

Told Ya.

A few posts ago I predicted that something big would happen for me in 2014. You guys. I was so completely right. While I’m sure my absence has been greatly felt in all of your hearts, (how have you coped without me?) I have been a busy bee settling in and learning the Raleigh ropes.... Continue Reading →

Your “This One Time” Stories

You guys have seen, and hopefully enjoyed, the stories I’ve posted here of some of the craziest and weirdest ship stories that my beloved friends and I experienced. I like to call it my “This One Time…” series With all the excitement and changes happening for me right now I thought it was the prime... Continue Reading →

Never Had A Chance

Today I started a new job. It’s in a swanky spot of downtown Raleigh and everyone was so nice - like most are during that first month. This place has so many more amenities and employee perks than the last place I worked. I smiled looking around at the modern décor and kitchen full of treats... Continue Reading →

Big News!

Hi Friends! I've been a bit absent, but I've totally got a great reason why. I have scored a new job!  This girl is about be a professional writer. Now don't go thinking this means I will be leaving the world of ship reminiscing and stupid GIFs. I am super excited about this new transition... Continue Reading →