When diagnosed with a rare illness called Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, Ella Woodward found herself bedridden, weak, and riddled with symptoms such as headaches, digestive issues, and chronic pain.
Oh, goodness me, do I love Gail Simmons. The crush began over a decade ago, when she came on my radar as the kind, clear, and knowledgeable judge on Bravo’s Top Chef at its inception thirteen seasons ago.
When Abigail Spencer (actress, friend, birthday soul sister of mine), intro’d me to the lovely Hannah Bronfman one chilly night at Soho House Toronto, I knew I was twitterpated.
It was early last year, while doing the late night Instagram perusing I have come to know far too well, that I stumbled upon Kayla Itsines and her eponymous fitness programs.
It started with a simple late night Instagram search of something food related – as most evenings go for me over here at The Tig HQ.
Another year, another birthday – this being the third I have celebrated with The Tig community, and that is unquestionably the best birthday gift I could imagine.
Where to begin with Jessica Alba? Perhaps we start with me at 19 years old. (We’re going way back, friends.) I’m sitting in my dorm room, watching some new show called “Dark Angel,” and I see a girl who looks like me.
Gwyneth Paltrow sings his praises. As does designer Rachel Roy, spiritual & self empowerment guru, Marianne Williamson, and countless other names that you would find recognizable or not.
Sometimes you see someone from afar and you feel intimated. They are too pretty, too polished, too cool…and it unnerves you. At least it does to me, because I still feel like a little freckled face child most of the time who happens to play dress up for a living.