Courtesy of Hannah Arnold
Courtesy of Hannah Arnold

Skinny Girl Syndrome

My figure has always been one that people want. At least that’s what I have been told my whole life. In elementary school, I towered over the boys I crushed on. In middle school, it was a relief when everyone else started growing too — just never quite as fast […]

Photo Credit: Corrie Coleman
Photo Credit: Corrie Coleman

A Bridesmaid’s Status Quo

The first wedding of the summer was in June. I was a bridesmaid for a 20-year-old friend.  I wore a green dress. Not a usual color of green, a blend between light and dark shades. I suppose the color reflected the mixed emotions inside my heart. I stood toward the […]

Photo Courtesy of Juliana Taylor
Photo Courtesy of Juliana Taylor

A Football Family Forever

I think I attended every home game of the Tennessee Vols from the age of five to the age of 18. My weekends were spent in Knoxville with my family cheering for the Big Orange. I missed best friends’ birthdays and it was always made clear to never schedule a […]