Magic, Wizards, & Mug of Butterbeer: Harry Potter World

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! For our Thanksgiving holiday, my boyfriend and I took an impromptu week and a half trip to Florida to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. It was kind of surreal, because 2 weeks after we decided to take the trip, we were already getting ready to go. Half of it was spent working in Cape Canaveral, and the other half […]

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My Summer Reflections: Decluttering, #100DaysOfCode, Arthritis, and Chemo

Time just keeps on flying by! September is almost over, and I haven’t done any Monthly Reflections since my first one in June!  So here’s one for July, August, and September… Basically Summer 2017! July In July, I officially began my Minimalism Journey by dumping out my main closet and creating a huge mess in my apartment, as well as […]

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#TechInclusion 2017: My First Tech Conference

In early August, I had the privilege of being sponsored by Diversability to attend and report on #TechInclusion, which is an international Tech Conference focused on improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry. This was my very first (non-anime; hah) convention, and I was pretty nervous. I only found out about the conference few weeks before the event, thanks […]

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Why I’m Taking a Chemo Drug #ButYouDontLookSick

Three weeks ago, I took my first dose of Methtrexate (MTX), a chemotherapy agent, and an immuno-suppresant drug, after months of persistent, debilitating chronic pain.  It had begun in my foot early spring, and by the time I started the drug, the pain had spread to my shoulder, elbow, multiple fingers, hips, and even to my jaw. In beginning of […]

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