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s o u n d t r a c k | forty top tracks

  • ❝beggin for thread❞ — banks
  • ❝believe❞ — mumford & sons
  • ❝blood stutter❞ — handsome ghost
  • ❝breezeblocks❞ — alt-J
  • ❝bright❞ — echosmith
  • ❝budapest❞ — george ezra
  • ❝can't feel my face❞ — the weeknd
  • ❝can't help falling in love (cover)❞ — twenty one pilots
  • ❝chateau lobby #4 (in c for two virgins)❞ — father john misty
  • ❝cheerleader❞ — omi
  • ❝degausser❞ — brand new
  • ❝don't wanna fight❞ — alabama shakes
  • ❝elastic heart❞ — sia, the weeknd, diplo
  • ❝gimme sympathy❞ — metric
  • ❝goodbye❞ — who is fancy
  • ❝habits (stay high)❞ — tove lo
  • ❝hands down❞ — the greeting committee
  • ❝hello❞ — adele
  • ❝the hills❞ — the weeknd
  • ❝hold back the river❞ — james bay
  • ❝hold my hand❞ — jess glynne
  • ❝hotline bling❞ — drake
  • ❝i wanna be yours❞ — arctic monkeys
  • ❝jungle❞ — emma louise
  • ❝kansas city❞ — the new basement tapes
  • ❝mess is mine❞ — vance joy
  • ❝new americana❞ — halsey
  • ❝only love❞ — ben howard
  • ❝roses❞ — the chainsmokers, rozes
  • ❝same old love❞ — selena gomez
  • ❝ship to wreck❞ — florence + the machine
  • ❝show me❞ — john legend
  • ❝shut up and dance❞ — walk the moon
  • ❝something good❞ — alt-J
  • ❝song for zula❞ — phosphorescent
  • ❝stitches❞ — shawn mendes
  • ❝trap queen❞ — fetty wap
  • ❝uma thurman❞ — fall out boy
  • ❝what kind of man❞ — florence + the machine
  • ❝wings❞ — birdy

w a t c h l i s t | fifteen favourite films

  • basquiat (1996)
  • frances ha (2012)
  • frida (2002)
  • ginger snaps (2000)
  • god bless america (2011)
  • horns (2014)
  • mad max: fury road (2015)
  • perfume: the story of a murderer (2006)
  • se7en (1995)
  • the skeleton twins (2014)
  • song of the sea (2014)
  • star wars: episode vii - the force awakens
  • tank girl (1995)
  • tomboy (2011)
  • we were here (2011)

e v e n t s | twelve major happenings

  • in january, i returned to my childhood home to rebuild myself after the dissolution.
  • in february, everything was deep red and blushing pink. terrible love and great hate resided side-by-side in my chest.
  • in march, i continued a pattern of detoxifying my life.
  • in april, i tried very, very hard to teach myself to hula hoop and scheduled my first counseling appointment in ten years.
  • in may, i turned twenty-five and began to repair my relationship with my estranged father.
  • in june, SCOTUS ruled in favour of marriage equality and it filled my heart with the most profound joy i have ever experienced.
  • in july, i reconnected with the sea, etched fresh ink into my skin, and embraced my fat, beautiful body. july rearranged my soul.
  • in august, i started talking to this wonderful, stubborn, beautiful woman.
  • in september, i was once again at the mercy of the hold pumpkin spice has on my entire life.
  • in october, i felt positively witchy. and that wonderful, stubborn, beautiful woman? she said she'd be mine.
  • in november, i valued my emotional safety above all.
  • in december, i contrived cheer and merriment to mask a considerable amount of stress.

n e t f l i x & c h i l l | ten binges

  • american horror story: coven
  • friends
  • grace and frankie
  • grey's anatomy
  • jessica jones
  • master of none
  • the office (US)
  • orange is the new black, season 3
  • parks & recreation
  • unbreakable kimmy schmidt

b i b l i o p h i l e f i l e s | five favourite books

  • the crane wife, patrick ness
  • east of eden, john steinbeck
  • jitterbug perfume, tom robbins
  • peter pan, j. m. barrie
  • we should all be feminists, chimamanda ngozi adichie
dec 31 2015 ∞
dec 11 2017 +
user picture rose: DOING THIS. jan 1 2016
user picture anisha: do! it's become my favourite year-end/beginning tradition. jan 2 2016