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09.05.14

on not overdoing it and finding a little balance

When I find something I love, I dive right in and never look …

When I find something I love, I dive right in and never look back. I’m sure that on some level, you can all relate, whether with a hobby, job, relationship, or workout routine. But I didn’t do it with just one thing. I went from living at my mom’s house …

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01.07.14

peace out, social media

A few months ago, I made the decision to disconnect from Facebook. I …

A few months ago, I made the decision to disconnect from Facebook. I deleted the app from my cell phone and went from constantly updating my status and checking in (mostly at CrossFit and when I was out with friends) to never checking in and sharing the occasional status update.

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08.01.13

Three Years in Chicago

First, I wrote about my journey to Chicago. Time passed by rather quickly, …

First, I wrote about my journey to Chicago. Time passed by rather quickly, and before I knew it, I was writing about my first year in Chicago. And then my second. And now, another year and come and gone, marking three years in Chicago. Three. Years. There are still days …

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09.17.12

It’s my birthday! Hello, 30s.

On her 13th birthday, Jenna Rink wished to be “30, flirty, and thriving” …

On her 13th birthday, Jenna Rink wished to be “30, flirty, and thriving” and here I am on my 30th birthday, determined to make the next ten years the best years of my life. Every challenge, mistake, and lesson learned in my 20s has made me the person that I …

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02.22.12

She is The Everygirl. This is for her.

After pouring six months of my life into The Everygirl, the day has …

After pouring six months of my life into The Everygirl, the day has finally come. The Everygirl is live. I have enjoyed every single moment that I have spent working on this site and look forward to seeing where things go in the months to come. The thought that this …

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02.24.10

starting over. this is going to be a long one.

It is almost 3:oo am but I felt like I had to sit …

It is almost 3:oo am but I felt like I had to sit down and write. I know how to spell and try to compose sentences that make sense, but I cannot promise anything right now. Moving halfway across country by yourself to a new city where you don’t know …