I knew it when I looked into your eyes the other day. That sparkle – it was like looking into a planetarium of every star in the universe. It was a glistening I haven’t seen in a very long time, one I was almost afraid was gone. But in that moment, I knew I loved you – and you loved me right back. And when … Continue reading My Greatest Love Letter
Ever since I was little, I have always jam-packed my schedule. Whether it was school -> dance class -> homework or work -> school -> sorority event -> birthday party, I have always been go, go, go. I usually am pretty good at handling it all, but sometimes I just need a break. I posted on my Instagram a little while ago about ways people … Continue reading De-Stressing in a Busy Week/Happy International Self-Care Day
You ask me how I’m doing And I tend to say “just fine”. But deep inside’s a monster And he’s trapping me in vines. They wrap around my neck So at times I cannot speak. They paralyze my body To the point where I feel weak. I’m trying to get better Every day’s a battle won. With every breath that steadies me I pray the … Continue reading Anxiety
I freaking love my friends. My friends are basically my soulmates. They’re the people who make me laugh, the ones who let me cry, the ones who will drop everything to help me, and the ones who support me through every inspiring, impulsive, or downright bad idea. I’ve been so fortunate to have people that I’ve grown up with since I was in elementary school … Continue reading Happy National Best Friends Day!
So many of my friends come to me with questions about what to do in the city, and there’s nothing I love more than obsessing over Detroit. After taking trips to Arizona and Minnesota this month, I love being home in my fave city even more. Exploring other places is so fun, but nothing beats exploring in your own backyard. Since the summertime brings so … Continue reading Detroit Summer Bucket List
Today, I turn 25. Lol wow, just typing that is sending my anxiety through the roof. Not gonna lie, this has been the first birthday ever that I didn’t want to come. I love my birthday – attention on me?! Yes, please! But, within the past month, I’ve been doing nothing but dreading and fearing the 29th as it slowly creeped up on me. And … Continue reading Ain’t Nothing but a Quarter Life Crisis
2018, A Poem By: Briana Carlesimo My worth is not dependent On the boobs across my chest. You cannot base my money On my kitten heels and dress. You cannot interrupt me Just because you have a thought. I know this might sound crazy, But my silence can’t be bought. I do not march for exercise As per your last request. And when my kid … Continue reading 2018