Perception is everything, and it is a prevalent concern when it comes to body image and self-esteem. Those who have a tendency to view their physical compositions in a drastically different manner than reality, more likely than not, suffer from body dysmorphia. So many questions surround this condition: is it a true disorder? Is it … More Body Dysmorphia: My Honest Experience
A year ago, I published a whole list of questions for readers to answer in the comments! They are all dedicated to food, aka one of my most loved life subjects. I’d thought I’d throw it back a year ago and tackle them all–unaltered, unedited, the exact same as in the post–now for some fun … More Answering My Old Foodie Questions
Ciao, blog family! Fun fact: ciao is how people say hello in Vietnamese! From what I experienced, a lot of locals are more abrasive and say, “Ay!” Anyhow, I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted another recap of my trip to Vietnam, but don’t worry, they are ready and they are coming your … More Day 2 in Vietnam: Herbal Medicine Temple
This was originally a post that I meant to send privately for a writing assignment, but when I found that it was public, I deleted it immediately and decided to switch the assignment format to a Word document rather than an online link. But when I saw that someone reblogged it from my Tumblr, I realized that … More Tuesday Thoughts: Growing With Conditions
Ever had to eat in a very limited time window? The shortest for me occurred today–for six hours! I got back from my annual EEG test where the doctors would check my brain to see how I was functioning and if I could lower my epileptic medication. The results were that because I didn’t have … More Vegan Loaded Lunch Crudite
There were times when people thought I was too fat to be fit. I remember telling someone I really wanted a motivational gym tank that said “Get Sweaty”, “Train Insane”, etc., and that person responded: “I don’t think that’s a good idea. You don’t look like the fit type.” That moment crushed my soul. At that time, I went … More “Fit” is Not a Size
Wouldn’t it be crazy if you were given the opportunity to save lives? It seems totally insane when it’s heard, but the thing is, though, I believe every day we already have that choice–it all depends on whether or not we can or want to make time to do so. But what if your own body prevents you from doing … More What’s it Like to Save a Life? I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Know.