Becoming Dr. Ashlei · Lifestyle

Why I Ditched My Planner for a Bullet Journal

I was the girl in elementary school who couldn't be seen without her planner, or "agenda book" as I used to call it.  I wrote everything down inside of it including my class schedule, extracurricular activities, homework and to-do lists, and anything else in between. Throughout middle school, high school, college, and graduate school, I… Continue reading Why I Ditched My Planner for a Bullet Journal

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Ashlei’s Bookshelf: Milk & Honey

Book: Milk & Honey by Rupi Kaur Genre: Poetry Readability: 5/5 Length: 208 pages Cost: ~$9.00 on Amazon Overall: 5/5   So I probably haven't read a poetry book since my mom bought me Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends way back in the day. I remember really enjoying reading poetry, too! But I must admit that… Continue reading Ashlei’s Bookshelf: Milk & Honey

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Please Stop Asking Me To Explain My Tattoos

I am 24 years old with 4 tattoos. I love each of my tattoos for different reasons, and they each hold a special place in my heart and mind. I often find myself gazing at the artwork on my body, amazed at the possibilities and beauties of life that is self-expression through tattoo ink. When… Continue reading Please Stop Asking Me To Explain My Tattoos

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Why I Dumped Tampons for a Menstrual Cup

I've been wearing a combination of pads and tampons since my menstrual cycle began sometime in middle school. Tampons usually during the day and pads normally at night. It wasn't until very recently that I pondered on just how much waste I was producing and how much money I was spending on tampons and pads... I'm… Continue reading Why I Dumped Tampons for a Menstrual Cup