Navigating a transition when the outcome is uncertain is difficult, especially when there are so many moving pieces to manage in order to achieve the outcome, and time/timing is a player. A and I are navigating such a life transition at the moment that has had me in a state of limbo the past couple . . .
In my career/graduate degree/some semblance of a social life balancing act, I've been taking time to manage me in small but impactful ways. Some have long been part of my day-to-day while others I've only just started to incorporate. For those of you who are also on a go-go grind, here are some . . .
In late elementary or early middle school, I had my first panic attack. I was up late--my parents had already gone to bed--laying on the couch and watching television, when I suddenly and acutely became aware of my mortality. I'm not sure how I got there, but it put me in a paralyzing state of . . .
I've been doing some soul-searching around this little space and have come to the conclusion that my blog is having an identity crisis. I created affecionada just over a year ago now as a personal project and creative platform; I wanted this to be a space where I could document and share my . . .
We're not big on Valentine's Day, but A was cute and asked me to be his valentine while we were shopping in Target, so. You make me smile with my heart. Banana Republic dress | Chloe pumps Maybe wearing pink or red is a little cliche, but this dress was too perfect to pass up! It's a vibrant, . . .