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A Year in Review: 2017

By the beach in Baan Tai, Koh Phangan, Thailand

In terms of travel, this year was BY FAR the least traveled year for me since graduating college. I said that in last year’s review but this year was even worse. I didn’t leave the country the entire year until DECEMBER. I didn’t even see much of the States until November. I overall stayed in …

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Oops I’m in THAILAND

Visiting my home in Bangkok five years later

WOW it has been one hell of a long time coming for this one. But I have finally arrived at my “final” destination for the moment: Thailand! As I’ve said before, one of the main reasons I wanted to become a freelancer was to have location independence so I could travel/live abroad. I had a …

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How I Write Blog Posts

Blogging about blogging – how meta of me. I’ve had people ask me in the past how I write blog posts: where do I get inspiration, how do I decide what to write about, how long does it take me, that kind of thing. So I’m writing this post to explain all of that. I’ve …

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Pain

Two of me while hiking in north Georgia

Sometimes I think back to a few years ago when pain didn’t make a regular appearance in my everyday life and I get upset. I wish I could go back and tell my younger self to appreciate that time more, to enjoy the freedom of not being in pain. I find myself thinking similar thoughts …

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The Struggle of Living with Chronic Health Issues

Counter of medicine to treat health issues

It’s been a minute since I’ve written about my failing health but don’t worry, friends: that doesn’t mean I haven’t been continuing to fall apart! I notice that if I don’t talk or write about it, people tend to think my issues have gone away. Man, I wish that were the case. To review, here’s …

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