"Rosie the Riveter" is a cultural icon representing the American woman working during WWII. She symbolizes the strong, independent woman of that time. -- Now, more than 70 years later, the symbol stands as strong as she. I am proud to be a woman and am grateful for other brave women before me that endured the struggle of sexism and paved the equal path to our society today.

These are the confessions, lessons learned and experiences from my life. A single, independent, strong, young professional woman living in a busy Downtown city in Northern California.

Embracing my domesticity while enjoying the freedom of being perfectly lonely.

Monday, May 13, 2013

A Beautiful Disaster

I have a confession....I am slightly obsessed/addicted to YouTube. 
I know it sounds funny but there are a ton of comedy shows and weekly videos (like Jenna Marbles) and it is one of the many things that motivated me to blog! Who knows maybe one day I'll start a Vlog!?

Anyways, I was watching one of my favorite YouTubers, Carli Bybel, and she did a video about things she likes about herself & things she doesn't like about herself and it got me thinking. 

Everyone is different! Everyone has different strengths and different insecurities 

So this blog is dedicated to 5 things I suck at & 5 things I am good at! 

Hopefully it will inspire you to accept those things you may not be able to change, motivate you to change them & realize the good you do have! 



1. I really, really suck at knowing when to keep my mouth shut. I can't even tell you how many times I have offended someone when I didn't mean to because I felt that I should speak up when the timing wasn't right. I've always been opinionated & blunt but it isn't always appropriate. It's a constant struggle.  

2. I'm a bad relater. When I say that I mean, the way I tend to comfort people is to relate their story to myself and something I've been through. Some of those times, it is okay but other times, I need to learn to just LISTEN and not talk about myself or something I've been through. It's something I am really trying to get better at. I guess it somewhat goes along with #1. Just tell me to shut up & listen cause I do really care!

3. I'm really bad at doing the dishes & taking my trash out. 

4. I'm really bad at saying no to shopping. So what if I spent all my grocery money on a new least I look good! 

5. I'm really bad at "taking selfies". I over analyze the pictures and end up taking like 100 before I  find ONE good one. And then I usually don't post them anyways because I feel like a weirdo for taking a bunch of selfies. It's a weird Myspace phenomenon that I never got over....


1. I'm good at doing a smokey eye. Silly I know but it's something I'm good at! I've even had multiple people tell me that I'm good at it! (Don't mind the tattoos, it was Halloween) 

2. I'm really good at drinking champagne...specifically mimosas! A little bit of happiness in every bubble!

3. I'm really good at taking absolutely ridiculously ugly pictures...on purpose. Well, kinda.


4. I'm good at standing up for myself and others. If I don't like what you're saying, you'll know it by my mouthpiece or my eye-rolls....Usually my mouth. Refer to BAD THINGS #1.

5. I'm good at public speaking! It's one thing I have to thank my Mom for. At an early age I was speaking, singing and performing in front of very large audiences. It has helped me in school, work and the public. I'm so thankful for this specific gift. 


So there ya go! Things I suck at and things I'm good at. I know there are many more for both sides and that is OKAY! Everyday I am learning to love myself for who I am. It's so important! No matter the imperfection or the blessing, you are you for a reason. Your history has made you who you are today and embracing that is so special. Love yourself!! 

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