Right at this very hour, this very minute, this very second, this very milli-second…I turn the big two-one. Twenty-one. It’s absolutely unfathomable that I am already a legal adult. It seems like my sixteen year-old self posted her first ever account on the blog just yesterday, despite my first article being published in August. Don’t … More A 21st Birthday Meditation: Sobriety, Adulthood, and Brutal Honesty
In the fitness community, the gym basically serves as a second home–or third or fourth, depending on how much you love your work-place, local grocery store, local shopping mall, or residence of your family or significant other. Even though not everyone may enjoy the gym, everyone loves at least one form of working out. Exercising … More The Art of Exercising Out of Habit
Currently typing this up at around 9:30 P.M., aka what I’d consider to be midnight. Want to know what midnight feels like for me? 3:00 in the morning. In all seriousness, this season has brought me nothing but mayhem, hence why I’ve been completely exhausted these past few weeks. However, each day has been fulfilling … More My Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes: Sweet and Salty Sweet Potato Wedges + Vegan Apple Crisps
One of the most debatable foods in the health and fitness realm has to be bread. Whether people who view bread as the devil use that argument as a defense mechanism for their Celiac disease or their guilty pleasure for consuming a whole loaf in one sitting (which I have done before and I NEVER … More Food Science: What is Staling? Can You Reverse It?
It’s almost Thanksgiving and…a lot’s already gone on this year. Let’s just say it’s been a doozy of a fall–saving it all for a later post. Anyhow, I thought I’d quickly share some of my favorite fitness, diet, food science, and miscellaneous interests that have been propelling me through this CRAZY quarter (and season, in … More Loving Lately: Bandanas, Travis Scott, Oatmeal Obsessions, and Being a Food Science Cook
Avid loved ones of mine fully recognize that I am an expert at over-thinking and over-analyzing. If you do not exactly understand what this is, over-thinking encompasses expending an excessive amount of mental energy on your perceptions, your decision-making, and your reflections on past decisions and actions. Let me give you an example of what … More The Art of Over-Thinking
My 21st is a month from now and I am seriously under-the-weather from birthday fever (and arguably, travel fever because I’m SO ready to get out of the country!). I don’t know about you, but birthdays are my favorite holidays aside from Christmas just because it’s in the same month as my birthday and I … More 21st Birthday Fever: Celebration Ideas, a Tentative Wishlist, and a Few Thoughts on Sobriety