The Baby Fever Rollercoaster (Part 1)

Stock image of baby with balloon

“I feel like the body snatchers came,” I said on the phone, as the old Altima sped jauntily down i75. “As you know, I always thought being a stay-at-home mom would be the ideal life, but now I’m not even really interested in being any kind of mom. I want to grow my career and stomp around in heels and make money that I can spend selfishly. I no longer have the urge to snuggle every baby I see. I honestly don’t know what happened.”

5 Ways I Became a Happier Person (Part 2)

5 Ways I Became a Happier Person (Part 2) | Maya UnMarketed

Photo by Winj Capital    So I accidentally fibbed at the end of 5 Ways I Became a Happier Person (Part 1) when I told you Part 2 was going to be about that time life totally kicked my behind. Originally part of today’s post was going to be about how going through challenges ultimately made me a more grateful and happy person, but it just wasn’t coming together. It felt like I was rehashing a lot of the same things I’ve talked about in previous posts about how modeling/eating disorders/the fashion world broke me down but also turned me…

Obsessing Over The Tampa Move

Me in dust pink retro dress

Dress ($40) / Heels ($27) One time as a teen, I was ranting and rambling about something I reallyreallyreally wanted (no idea what) and my Dad finally turned to me and said calmly and deliberately, without addressing whether or not I had any shot at getting whatever permission/item I wanted, “Maya, you have the ability to obsess like no other.”