Lightened Fare

Fatty turned skinny turned fatty again just trying to get it right this time. Trying to figure out this balancing act and understand myself better. I want to come out of this year a happier, more fulfilled human being.

“I will not set fire to myself
to keep you warm.”

—   (via jennayliu)

(Source: havoicc, via mattnathanson)

Reason #2 I love keto: Veganaise.

Reason #1 I love keto: Macaroons.

Ughhhh so lovely!!!
I took this mirror shot two days ago. Can’t be real? I feel like I actually look thin buuuuuut that can’t be real?…

I took this mirror shot two days ago. Can’t be real? I feel like I actually look thin buuuuuut that can’t be real?…


SPRING BREAK | via Tumblr on We Heart It

Love this pic!


SPRING BREAK | via Tumblr on We Heart It

Love this pic!

Peanut Butter,

I really truly love you. But I need some space. After devouring the entire contents of your jar in three short days I’m becoming concerned that I may be growing attached to you too quickly. Please understand how hard this time apart will be for me…

I love you.

I want summer!!

1. There will be several days that you daydream about stepping in front of a city bus. Don’t. It will not be beautiful. It will not be brave. It will be selfish. It will be broken. Your mother will cry.

2. Don’t write for him. Write for you. Write for others like you. Write so the girl that thinks about stepping in front of public transportation doesn’t. Don’t be selfish.

3. When you will yourself to sleep and it doesn’t come- get up. It doesn’t matter that it’s 3 am. There will be other 3 am’s. Take a shower. Take two. Wash him out of your hair. Write a poem. Read the same book you’ve read 202 times again. The 203rd time might tell you something different. Don’t stay in bed- you will think about the bus again.

4. Don’t kiss him because he’s broken. Don’t kiss him because his laughter never reaches his eyes. Don’t try and fix him. Fix yourself first. Be selfish. He can’t save you.

5. Date yourself. Take yourself out to eat. Don’t share your popcorn at the movies with anyone. Stroll around an art museum alone. Fall in love with canvases. Fall in love with yourself.

6. Dress up and wear red lipstick and get drunk with your friends. They’re the ones that will pick you up. Don’t kiss him. Or him. Don’t fall asleep on strange couches with strange boys. When his hand slides up your dress walk away. Hit him. Don’t kiss him. He can’t save you.

7. Get another tattoo. Get five more. Get another hole in your ear. Don’t listen to your dad. You will still be able to get a job. Did you really want to be employed by someone like your father? Haven’t you had enough of judgmental old white men anyway? Get fuck you tattooed in tiny letters on your hip.

8. When you feel the yearning for a new city- start over. Take 200 bucks and a three suitcases. Work anywhere that will have you. Meet strange people and forget your name. Call yourself Ruby. No one will know the difference. Remember to call your mother. Don’t be selfish. Come home when you find yourself in the strangers and the small one bedroom apartment.

9. Don’t whisper evil things into your own ear. Other people are going to shout them at you. Be your own hero. Keep a sword on your key ring.

10. Don’t step in front of a city bus. It will not be beautiful. Live. Stay up all night with a boy that promises you everything and means it. Live. See shitty local bands with a friend. Wear a different band’s t-shirt. No one will care. Live. Have a baby girl with tiny fingers and tiny toes someday. Pour love into her until it’s overflowing. Live. Wake up. Staying in bed all day is not poetic.

Live. Live.


Do you hear that? It’s me. It’s your life. Wake up.

—   This made me cry so much. (via psychognosis)

(via fitnika)