Belle Brita http://bellebrita.com A Christian Feminist Lifestyle Blog Thu, 07 Jul 2022 16:29:03 +0000 en hourly 1 70618101 The Writing Job I Didn’t Know I Wanted http://bellebrita.com/2022/07/seo-copywriter-insight-global/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=seo-copywriter-insight-global http://bellebrita.com/2022/07/seo-copywriter-insight-global/#respond Thu, 07 Jul 2022 19:30:18 +0000 http://bellebrita.com/?p=7955 On March 10, 2022, I received an unexpected email from LinkedIn. Normally Gmail sorts these into my Social tab, which I clear out a few times a week. But this email made it into my regular inbox… And the subject line intrigued me. “SEO Copywriter & Content Optimization Manager for Top 3 in Industry” I... [Read More]

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Sexual Harassment on the Frozen Foods Aisle http://bellebrita.com/2022/04/sexual-harassment-grocery-store/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sexual-harassment-grocery-store http://bellebrita.com/2022/04/sexual-harassment-grocery-store/#respond Wed, 20 Apr 2022 21:43:23 +0000 http://bellebrita.com/?p=7943 You are so gorgeous. The words hit me quickly, quietly. Panic rose up in my throat even as I kept pushing my cart down the aisle. My heart racing, my anxiety spiking, an adrenaline rush of fear–all in a split second, before my mind could even process. Did that just happen? I immediately started second-guessing... [Read More]

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My Small Bowel Resection Story: the Day of Surgery http://bellebrita.com/2022/01/my-small-bowel-resection-surgery/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=my-small-bowel-resection-surgery http://bellebrita.com/2022/01/my-small-bowel-resection-surgery/#respond Fri, 14 Jan 2022 18:44:17 +0000 http://bellebrita.com/?p=7926 On the morning of December 2, 2021, Dan and I arrived at Northside Hospital around 5:20am. The hospital didn’t even open its doors until 5:30am. My surgery was scheduled at the earliest possible time that day. We checked in with the receptionist in the first waiting room. After waiting for maybe 5-10 minutes, a woman... [Read More]

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My Small Bowel Resection Story (Prologue) http://bellebrita.com/2021/12/small-bowel-resection-prologue/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=small-bowel-resection-prologue http://bellebrita.com/2021/12/small-bowel-resection-prologue/#respond Wed, 29 Dec 2021 22:36:12 +0000 http://bellebrita.com/?p=7916 I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease more than 25 years ago, at just 8 years old. While my parents tried to shield me from some of the scarier aspects of living with an Irritable Bowel Disease, I eventually realized that I might need surgery one day. Specifically, I’ve known for almost 20 years that I... [Read More]

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Whatever Wednesday // Volume 2 http://bellebrita.com/2021/10/whatever-wednesday-volume-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=whatever-wednesday-volume-2 http://bellebrita.com/2021/10/whatever-wednesday-volume-2/#respond Thu, 28 Oct 2021 00:20:36 +0000 http://bellebrita.com/?p=7905 I felt like another brain dump, so here’s my second installment of Whatever Wednesday. Note: post contains Amazon affiliate links, but I’m recommending books I’ve read.  Currently I am… Reading: Hannah Swensen Mysteries by Joanne Fluke. Blame my best friend Rachel. She recommended them to me last month. I’ve already finished the first 13 books... [Read More]

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately // Beyond the Four Kingdoms by Melanie Cellier http://bellebrita.com/2021/07/beyond-four-kingdoms-series-review/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=beyond-four-kingdoms-series-review http://bellebrita.com/2021/07/beyond-four-kingdoms-series-review/#respond Tue, 06 Jul 2021 18:01:48 +0000 http://bellebrita.com/?p=7885 To celebrate my birthday month, I’ve been rereading the fairy tales I discovered last summer. First I reread the The Four Kingdoms by Melanie Cellier, which I reviewed last year. Then I started on Beyond the Four Kingdoms. I own all of these retold fairy tales on Kindle, and I’m tempted to buy them all... [Read More]

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