Friday Favorites: Self Love

I wrote a post in February titled Self Harm, Depression, and Monsters Under the Bed. It was a hard and honest look at what my life has been like dealing with self harm and depression, and I was terrified to finally get it out. I was so scared to show the pain and talk about something that felt like a giant monster that was constantly waiting for me, and it hurt my relationships with others, and most importantly with myself.

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The Reinhard Chronicles: Life Without a Microwave

Sometimes my own ability to do impossible things astounds me. The fact that I can totally make microwave popcorn on the stove, is beyond amazing. Living a microwave-less lifestyle for the past 10 months hasn’t made me a better person or given me hippie green visions of enlightenment. But life without a microwave has certainly made me more aware of how freaking long it takes to boil stuff on the stove! Continue reading “The Reinhard Chronicles: Life Without a Microwave”

Sarajevo: A Photographer’s Dream

As many of you may already know, I grew up in Sarajevo, Bosnia, a tiny country in Europe, just off the Mediterranean Sea. My family and I moved there when I was 5 and I lived there until I graduated high school at 18. I’ve been to a lot of places in my lifetime, Paris, Rome, Budapest, Cedarville, MI….but in all of those experiences, in all of those different cultures and architecture and people, Bosnia is still my favorite. Continue reading “Sarajevo: A Photographer’s Dream”