Fiona the Hippo is the Definition of “Body Positivity”


January 24, 2017, was just another day for most of us, except for those at the Cincinnati Zoo. On that Tuesday morning, a premature baby hippo, Fiona, came into the world six weeks before her due date. Weighing only 29 pounds, she required around-the-clock care, which included: tube-feedings, vet checks and keeping her warm, […]

Yes, Addiction is a Disorder


This article is not about uneducated, uninformed, and passionate outbursts from any side of the issue of addiction: This is about facts. I know, it’s crazy to think that there are sometimes hard-line facts out there that support one side of an argument these days, but it’s all-too-apparent in this case. I feel most compelled […]

To Those Who Chose Not to Stay


Dear You, If you’re reading this, please know that my “you” is general. So, Here we go. We all have those people who were huge staples in our life at one time or another and then suddenly they’re not. You wake up one day to check their Facebook just to make sure they’re living well…and […]