The Yay Club

Talking feelings and culture, pep talks and grief, and everything in between.
Created 16 Nov 2020
  • Friday Things // 12.10.21
    11 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    Hi friends! How’s everyone’s Friday going? It’s chilly here today (at least by Los Angeles standards…) and I’m writing this while listening to the 10 minute version of “All Too Well” for the, I don’t ...
  • November Favs
    30 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Wallpaper inside Daily Provisions in Union Square, NYC. Hello! How in the world is today already the last day of November? I feel like I blinked and November had come and gone, and I blinked again and...
  • If You Think You Ate "Too Much"
    28 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 2
    …You didn’t. I spent years of my adult life worrying that I was overeating. That I was having “too much” of this or that. Thinking it was a problem that I was always hungrier than others around me, an...
  • One Year of Yay-ing
    20 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Happy Saturday, friends! One year ago today, I published my first post on this Substack. I had been looking for something new to pour my energy into, something to focus on creatively that wasn’t work ...
  • Friday Things // 11.12.2021
    12 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Honey, I’m home! I spent nearly a week in New York City, my hometown, and got back home late Tuesday night. Last week was a blur, and I while tried to get a post up before we left, it just did not hap...
  • October Favs
    30 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Hi friends! Continuing this monthly series I began in September, mainly because it’s kind of fun to look back and make a note of the things I really enjoyed or cherished in the previous 30 or so days....
  • If You're Having a Bad Day
    27 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    A few weeks ago, I was on a walk to a coffee shop near-ish my house, and I was in a MOOD. We’re all friends here, so I’ll admit to you that I had just had an argument with my husband (about what I don...
  • Friday Things // 10.22.2021
    23 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    How I feel sending today’s post out. Hey, hi, hello. Coming at you later than usual today, but it’s been a busy little Friday. I mean, busy in the sense that my pandemic self feels like more than one ...
  • Clapping for Yourself
    11 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    Saturday morning, completely by accident, I took two workout classes that happened to both play the Alicia Keys song “Good Job.” If you’ve never heard this song before, don’t worry — the title is a de...
  • Friday Things // 10.8.2021
    08 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Hi! Well friends, by now you’ve probably heard about — and likely experienced — the Instagram, Facebook and What’s App outage earlier this week. That, along with the (albeit unsurprising) Congressiona...
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