Musings

The 10 Texts That Keep Romance Alive

Romance is fucking real ya'll. It turns out I just didn't know it until I married the best man on the planet. My husband and I are pukey: I understand this as an objective fact. I'm also okay with it. At any given moment, my phone is filled with romantic text after...

What I’m Doing Now & What’s Coming

I want to make the world a better place. This isn't a secret, I'm a total hippie. In that vein, I'd like to welcome you to the new LITMO Life. If you've been keeping up with my extremely sporadic blog posts, you'll know that I've been struggling a bit, not just with...

To Love Is An Act Of Rebellion

To love is an act of rebellion. In this world of us, them, borders, walls, autonomy, chains, openness, lies, the act of loving is an act in defiance of all we are conditioned to do and be. To love does not mean just to love romantically. To love means to love those...

The End Of Justification

Justification, to self or to others, is bullshit. Let me start over. Lately, inconsistency and I have been pretty good friends. Well, Internet inconsistency anyway. The act of blogging, or Youtubing, or social media-ing....these things haven't come consistently or...

How To Plan A Wedding In Two Weeks (There’s A Trick)

Good morning again, LITMO Lifers! I am so happy to be back writing and sharing my new adventures with you! Yesterday, I came back to writing to you after a long hiatus. When you heard the reason though, I'm sure it all made sense - I got married! And I talked a little...

A (True) Story About A Traveler Who Hates Commitment

Once upon a time, there was a girl. We'll call her Schmanjali. (*Editor's note: this name and story are completely fictionalized so any resemblance to any person living or dead is purely coincidental.) (*Editor's second note: I'm lying.) Schmanjali was a really fun...

How To Ground Yourself If You’re A Highly Sensitive Person

When I was a kid, I used to wonder why I seemed to be so sensitive to everything and other kids seemed tough as nails. I'm not just talking about emotional sensitivity, I'm talking about physical sensitivity, too. Everything - and I mean everything - impacted me....