Where’s Lexi B. ?!? (Part 2)
Oct03

Where’s Lexi B. ?!? (Part 2)

  As many of you know, Grown Up Truth took a break this summer.  It was necessary for the health of the writers, the content, and myself. During this summer break, I had to take inventory of the commitments in my life.  For Grown Up Truth, the decision was simple. Our online space MUST stay.  While I have always been very honest about the intentions and influence of this candid forum for young professionals, I have never “come...

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Where is Lexi B: The Chronicles of A New Commuter
May19

Where is Lexi B: The Chronicles of A New Commuter

For the past 6 weeks, I have been entering a new world: The world of commuting.  Being a commuter is no easy endeavor as it requires me to be leave my house at 6:30am to catch a 7:16am train to get to the office by 8:30 each day.  This was a hard transition because I am accustomed to just hopping in the car and going as I please.  But now, with this new professional step, I find myself bowing down to the CalTrain weekday schedule. My...

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Sipping Tea & Yonce’s Lemonade
Apr28

Sipping Tea & Yonce’s Lemonade

Since Saturday’s Lemonade premiere, the internet waves have been buzzing about the rumored affairs of HOV, the #BlackGirlMagic that is the visual album, and Beyoncé’s supposedly new found consciousness.  Many emotions arose as I watched the HBO screening.  Many of these feelings I did not know I had until Mrs. Carter so graciously showed them to me. Naturally, I decided to talk to my mom about the video during my commute earlier this...

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Diary of A Young Pro: Kim Hall
Apr27

Diary of A Young Pro: Kim Hall

1)Where are you located? Palo Alto, California 2) How old are you? 27 3) What is your job title? Resident Physician in Orthopedic Surgery 4) How has the transition been from backpack to briefcase (college to adulthood)? In many ways, I’m still in the midst of that transition – you could say I’m at “messenger bag” level, part way between backpack and briefcase. In the medical field, the transition to adulthood is often a fairly gradual...

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Equal Pay Day

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