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Untypically Jia

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Generally Awkward, Probably Offensive and Sometimes Highly Medicated.
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A Tattoo for Sisters by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Matching tattoos.  My sister and I have rarely shared the same taste in anything. Music, movies, boys (with a few rare - and awful - exceptions) and even clothes. It took ... Read on »
Confidence Is . . . by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Confidence has always been a struggle for me. The majority of my twenties was spent looking at pictures of my teenage self and melodramatically weeping over the fact that ... Read on »
June 19th 1986 - You Could Save a Life by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This is the seventh year in a row I've done this. Posted about the death of my mother. This year it almost took me by surprise, which I suppose is a good thing. But here I a ... Read on »
Where Feet May Fail by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Drowning. That's what anxiety always felt like to me. I remember being eleven years old and living in California. Anytime family came to visit, we'd go to the beach an ... Read on »
Dirty Thirty by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It's not scary anymore. I've abandoned the idea that I wasted my twenties. I spent all ten years of them saying things like, "I have no regrets," but never really meaning ... Read on »
30 Things I Did Before Turning 30 by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health My 30th birthday is this Wednesday and I've completed about half of my official 30 Before 30 List , with a few still in progress. I'm feeling good about it. I scratched off ... Read on »
She's the Reason by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It happens at least once a month. I'll wake up early one morning to a text from my sister with a question that goes something along the lines of: "Hey do you ever (insert ... Read on »
How Fertility Treatments Changed Everything by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Mother's Day is approaching and years past that meant serious emotional preparation in order to be able to function throughout the day. Sometimes that meant forcing myself o ... Read on »
Love, Yourself (2014 Updates January - April) by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health At the end of 2013 I decided to change my ongoing Love, Yourself series. It's original purpose was to show me the difference an entire year made in regards to weight l ... Read on »
30 (Days) Before 30 (Years) by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health As of today, it is 30 days until I turn 30 years old. I honestly don't know how I feel about it. My heart changes from moment to moment. I've always been the type o ... Read on »
Depression Rears It's Ugly Head by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I haven't been able to write much lately. I feel like I haven't been able to do much lately. This whole year so far consists of big events filled with days in between ... Read on »
I Am #NotYourBeforePhoto by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It's been a few months since I've actively blogged, and frankly during the last week I've been hesitant. One of my blogging idols, the amazingly beautiful Rachele had an emp ... Read on »
Fotor: Free Online Photo Editor by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I used to love the idea of photo editing because, "Yes please photoshop that fat off my body!" But know that I know better and feel better about my body and have no need for ... Read on »
10 Years of Marriage by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Today is our ten year wedding anniversary. Ten years since I married a boy I met in High School. We were fourteen when we fell in love and proceeded to become inseparable ... Read on »
PrintKEG Giveaway! by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This giveaway is sponsored by . I am a big fan of being able to design my own t-shirts. I've done it a few times in the past with different companies when I wanted ... Read on »
Possible Blog Changes by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Hello my beautiful readers! I know it's been a few weeks since I've posted here, so wanted to give you all an update about what's going on. A few weeks before Christmas, ... Read on »
Twenty-Nine 2: The Reckoning by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Thirty years ago today the most important person in my world was born. During our first couple years of marriage, I sucked when it came to birthdays. I've spent the ... Read on »
#SelfieWorth Week 2 by Untypically Jia Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I got a bit behind on SelfieWorth in week two. I still took pictures, but I struggled in getting them edited because I was preoccupied with kidney stones and being sick. ... Read on »