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A very personal fundraiser.

As many¬†of you know, after the birth of my daughter Delilah in 2009 I suffered from a severe case of postpartum depression and OCD. It caught me completely off guard, but it shouldn’t have — one in seven mothers will find herself in its grasp. The illness and subsequent recovery changed my life in many ways (for one, I now… Read more →

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Inconceivable.

Trying to have a baby is an emotion coaster. I never realized how lucky I was with Delilah — one cycle, one test, one healthy baby. Fertility at 27 and fertility at 34 are entirely different animals. I’ve peed on 40 ovulation sticks and at least 12 pregnancy tests in the last four months alone. At this point if I’m… Read more →

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Never Gonna Say Goodbye

A year and a half ago I went to work at BuzzFeed, and I kind of just left the lights on and the door unlocked on this blog, but still it was pretty obvious no one was home. It’s not that I didn’t want to have a plan for The818, it’s just that I didn’t have a plan for anything… Read more →

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Self Esteem, You Elusive Bitch.

Where do you get your self esteem from? Someone asked me that question recently and i couldn’t answer it. I had nothing. It’s no secret that my brain doesn’t play very nice. My ability to enjoy life has ebbed and flowed over the past few years, and today, right now, lately, it’s been in an ebb. So in an effort… Read more →