All posts by Hanssie


The One Who Wanted A Hug

I feel for men. I really do. I mean, you’re expected to make the first move. You’re expected to buy us a drink. You’re expected to ask us out on a date. You’re expected to pay for dinner. And on and on the list goes. Approaching people is intimidating. Approaching someone and having to hope… Read More


A Change Will Do You Good

Change is scary. Most of the time it involves you leaving a comfort zone and stepping into a situation may be new and unexpected. The uncharted territory causes doubts to surface and butterflies in the tummy. Many people will stay in the safe zone for too long, maybe forever, before leaving (or being shoved out)… Read More


5 Things Running 1000+ Miles Has Taught Me About Life

The wind on my face, sweat pouring down my brow, my legs carrying me mile after mile, the burning in my lungs, the constant mental struggle…running, I hate every part of it. As I write this, I just finished my third half marathon; everything hurts, and I’m strategically setting goals for my next race. How (and… Read More




The One Who Was Too Sweet

“I have a guy I really want you to meet. He’s tall, handsome, in the right age range and HE MAKES CHOCOLATE FOR A LIVING.” My friends text me the most random things sometimes. “I showed him your picture and he would like to have your number.” And so it began. I woke up from… Read More



I’m in Miami, B*tch!

Last month, I was sent to spend a few days to live it up work my butt off in Miami. My task was to try out a new camera and some lenses that were about to hit the market and so for two and a half days, I was whisked away on a bus with 30 other… Read More


Why Does No One Talk About Perimenopause?

For my gentlemen blog readers, I apologize for the TMI post today. But don’t stop reading. If you have a lady in your life, and she’s around the mid-late thirties range, you might want to read this, so you are armed with some knowledge. For women that are younger than mid-thirties, I’m sorry to have… Read More