Life, Writing

4 Things I Love About My New Job

Although college seems like it happened ages ago (because it did), I faintly remember a slightly younger Jenni who had a thirst for experience in the media and communications industry. I actively sought my audience by creating No Moore Muffins, and I had dreams of contributing to big magazines like Women’s Health and O, The Oprah Magazine in New York City. For the first time in a long time, I am now settling back into that version of myself. It feels natural—just like my hair. And I love it.

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Shameless selfie. Photo courtesy Me

So when all my friends and family ask me “What’s new?” the answer I should give them is “everything.” In reality, the response I eventually conjure is something like Continue reading

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Life

Today I am 26

This is me today, on my 26th Birthday:

me on 5-13-2014

I woke up like dis.

 

I’m actually struggling to write this right now because of all the delightfully overwhelming “Happy Birthday” text messages, Tweets, Instagram pictures, Facebook posts, and one person even sent me an email! Don’t worry, Continue reading

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Mini challenge

When I sat down to write this post, I was everything but inspired. I felt sleepy, over-heated, cranky, and brain dead. The fact that I have been writing for four hours in a hot room – which frankly feels more like an oven – is surprising to me.  Finishing it will be the result of some scant amount of discipline and nothing more. You might say that the process of writing this post is a microcosm example of Michael Phelps’ somewhat lacking preparation before this years’ Olympics! I’m getting the job done, but it’s not my best work. Summer 2012 is kicking my ass.

Okay, maybe comparing Continue reading

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