Why I Have Tattoos

I’m not here to tell you things that people with tattoos are tired of hearing or to angrily defend my right to have tattoos. I get it. They aren’t for everyone and that’s fine. I’m just here to tell you why I have them and why they are important to me (and they are extremely…

Why I Love Girl Crushes

I have a lot of girl crushes. I might possibly have more girl crushes than I have regular crushes on men. I mean, I can flip through a couple Instagram photos of a shirtless dude celebrity and then move on, but when I have a girl crush, I scour her social media all the way back to…

An Open Letter to the Guys at the Gym

Dear Guys at the Gym, I’m so glad that I get to see all of you every day. My 5 pm – 6 pm gang. We all get to hang out in silence. Inches from each other, moving around heavy stuff and ignoring each other’s presences with headphones in. I know all of your names. Well,…

I Think I’m Hot, Deal With It

I feel good. I’m tan from a recent vacation, thin from a lot of work put in during the winter months, and my hair has finally reached my shoulders after a bad haircut. I look smokin’. Are you cringing yet? My guess is that you are because who do I think I am to have…

Dating Culture Didn’t Change

Hey, it’s your girl Kierstyn, back with another unpopular opinion. I feel like every post I see online from people my age is about “millennial dating” or “how hook-up culture is destroying America one dick-pic at a time.” So here’s the unpopular part: I don’t think dating culture has changed at all. Sure, it’s morphed with technology…

Why Having a Sister-in-Law is the Best

Today is my sister-in-law’s 21st birthday. Since she doubles as my sister-in-law as well as my best friend, I thought it would be a good time to talk about all of the things that make having a sister-in-law equally as great as being married. We tell practically everyone that we meet is that I only married her…