19 August

BUSY TIMES AT MG

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BUSY TIMES AT MG

Hello. I’m still here. But Mountain Gypsy is in the process of a big rebranding/overhaul, plus I’m finishing grad school this semester (YAY!), so I know I’ve been absent here. I still post regularly to Instagram, so check out my page there for mini-blogs and fun info. If you’re more of a plain-old-blog-posts person, hang […]

10 May

WHY I QUIT BIRTH CONROL

Posted in HEALTH, LIFE
WHY I QUIT BIRTH CONROL

This blog post is about menstrual cycles and my experience with birth control. If neither of those things interest you, feel free to skip it. Or, better yet, read it anyway and maybe learn something new! 🙂 First of all, I want to start off by saying that I am ABSOLUTELY an advocate for women […]

3 May

HEY THERE, STRANGER

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HEY THERE, STRANGER

hello. Things are busy. Life is wild. I’m posting less here, just because grad school and life in general are hectic, but I’m still posting “mini blogs” on Instagram each week. (Follow me there!) I’m working on rebranding MountainGypsy, and I’m also trying to write more for publication, so I’ve slacked with the blogging. BUT. I […]

23 March

MY EXPERIENCE WITH HAVING BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY

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MY EXPERIENCE WITH HAVING BREAST REDUCTION SURGERY

This is something I’ve always gone back-and-forth with writing about for years. Then, a girlfriend recently asked me about it, and I thought maybe I should finally share my experience. Short version: In 2012, I got a breast reduction, and it was one of the best things I ever did for myself.  And if you […]

21 February

SNOW BLINDNESS: AN ESSAY IN JAMES DICKEY REVIEW

Posted in LIFE, READS
SNOW BLINDNESS: AN ESSAY IN JAMES DICKEY REVIEW

Last December, I had a set of five short essays published in James Dickey Review, which is incredibly thrilling. I worked with the editors for weeks, changing this and that. Then before Christmas, I came home to a big yellow package that contained two copies of the review. There’s something incredibly special about seeing your work in […]