Author Archives: Ashley

Chipping Away at the Stone

I have been struggling to write about the 70 pounds I gained during pregnancy. And a little bit about the 10 pounds I gained in school before that. I tried not writing about it, and maybe writing about literally anything else, but it sits there like a stone at the front of my mind. I […]

A Retrospective on 2016

The year is coming to a close, and I — like everyone you know — am taking the time to review it. Obviously, this is my favorite thing that happened: I did a lot, though. My husband and I moved in together and got married all in the same month. I changed positions at work, […]

The Internet Makes People 2D

I’ve been quietly stepping  back from the Internet, mostly on accident. I got extremely busy over the summer and didn’t have much time. When I started to have slightly more down time, I began to notice how increased time online was both hurting me and making me angry. Over the last 24 hours, I’ve been distracting […]