Posts tagged personal

When Dana Met Marty

It’s been 12 years since I met and started dating my Love! In honor of this auspicious day, allow me to present to you a post that chronicles the most unusual and completely cosmic circumstances under which we first came together. This post was originally crafted back in 2009 and has been kept intact. xx […]

The Story of Skin, Part 3

If you missed the first two installments of this three-part series, it’ll make more sense to read everything in order. You can check out Part One here and Part Two here. By the time rosacea became an ‘issue’ for me, I was good and done with having skin problems, period. It was so unnerving, disappointing, and […]

The Story of Skin, Part 2

Did you miss the first installment of this series? You can read it here and then continue on below. Accutane “worked” while I was on it but then “stopped working” soon after I was finished taking it. It was a typical (albeit ultra-corrosive) band-aid solution to my skin problems, and while it helped me to […]

The Story of Skin

Skin. It’s such an intimate, personal part of ourselves, and yet it’s also so visible to others, speaking plainly (and oftentimes loudly) about things that we’d rather not share with just anyone: our diets, our sleeping habits, our feelings, our fitness, our cosmetic routines, and even our general success– or failure– at being a decent, […]

A Few of my Favorite Things…

I believe in supporting artists. (And that’s not just because I am married to an incredibly talented painter, I promise.) Whether the ‘art form’ in question is a song, a carving, a delicious facial, or a powerful energy healing session, it’s so important to recognize other people’s gifts and to help them thrive in this […]