Zo: Unplugged

#SpringCollection Over this last year, so many things have happened, to me. They were difficult. But there were also so many moments of joy and bliss. I’ve flowered myself into a better, more confident, healthier, happier Zoey. So here’s a quick summary of triggering events over the last while… Since writing the #30DaysofSelfCare series in

A New Season

#SpringCollection YAAAASSS, it’s good to be back! Where to begin?… There have been so many changes in my life over the last few months, some of which have just confused me, some of which have broken me, and others that elevated my happiness to a whole new level. And I would like to share those

Day 29: Selfie

#30DaysOfSelfCare A quick tribute to the selfie… Because selfies helped me love myself. As I’ve said many times before, I’ve always had issues with my body, and growing up being labeled as the fat kid by both my friends and family didn’t help either. It was hard, being uncomfortable in a form that everyone, including

Day 11: Smooth

#30DaysOfSelfCare I. am. tired. of. shaving. my. body. The hetronormative, patriarchal standards of beauty imposed on women are just ridiculous. We know this. And in deepening that narrative, I’m going to offer another perspective, specifically on shaving, as a transgender woman. Of all things about my transition, shaving is by far the most annoying activity.

Day 10: Sunday

#30DaysOfSelfCare Sunday is my favorite day of the week. Monday through Friday mostly consists of work so I don’t do too much else. Friday night is, well, Friday night. Saturday usually involves some form of event or special occasion. And then there’s Sunday; just chilling on its own, not getting involved completely uninterrupted. Now, I

Day 8: Shop

#30DaysOfSelfCare Wake up. Pee. Shower. Shave. Brush teeth. Moisturize. Do hair. Get dressed. Mentally prepare. Drink coffee. Eat breakfast (sometimes). Check notifications. Mentally prepare. Grab bag. Start car. Drive car. Mentally prepare. Park. Get out. Walk to store. See humans. Get to store. Freeze. Quietly panic. … This little montage plays itself out over and

Day 7: Stories

#30DaysOfSelfCare Today marks a week since I started this series. So much has happened and there are a couple of things I need to talk about. Firstly, the response so far has been a overwhelming! I received so many messages of encouragement and support for these posts, so I feel I do need to take