Menstrual Cramps? Aches? Bruises? Try These Remedies!

It’s your friendly neighborhood Chicana…. again. At 3:17 A.M. My mind is running a million miles per minute and I have a large to-do list. This blog post wasn’t on there yet here we are. Thanks for your time as always!     Run a bandana, a face towel, or piece of fabric that is…

#ReformThe13th

Thank you, Ava DuVernay.   A sincere round of applause for yet another stunning film. Please everyone reading this, go watch 13th on Netflix. I have no words to encompass this film as a whole. I cried, I got angry, I nodded my head, and now is the time for action. My ideas have sprouted…

Letter to Victims of Sexual Abuse/Rape

This post will be uncomfortable. This post is realistic. This post will be unapologetic (as always.) Women, men, and in-betweeners… I love you. You are not alone.  You are either reading this blog post because: A) Curiosity killed the cat B) You are a victim C) Someone you love has been a victim Either way, thank…

Dear Aphasone,

*cue the music* “Amigas. Cheetahs. Friends. For. Life” A HUGE thank you to my family and friends offering their encouragement and positivity for my blog. I love you and appreciate you for being you. I appreciate the people who took the time out of their day to peer into my mind.   I wanted to…

You Can Have Roots and Wings.

I went to Nicaragua in January and this was the only country I have visited besides the motherland. I developed such a deep appreciation for my roots, the motherland of Mexico, and have been exercising it ever since. I have been labeled as Latina, Hispanic, but no. Enough of that whole stigma. Enough of that…

Why I’m Obsessed with Frida Kahlo

Born 6th June 1907 Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon. Died 13 June 1954 Frida Kahlo de Rivera.  Exactly a week after her birthday, Frida Kahlo’s body couldn’t any longer. Her spirit and the legacy she left us behind lives on.   Her grace… better known as “Frida Kahlo” Ahhh. *sighs* *swoons* This woman of such kindred spirit…