Eliminating Birth Control Pills: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Disclaimer: I am NOT an OBGYN or any type of medical professional specializing in hormones. This all stems from personal experience with medical advice I have received from my OBGYN. Quite recently this year, I stopped taking birth control pills and have solely relied on Paragard as my main method. Reason being, I didn’t want … More Eliminating Birth Control Pills: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

What We Should Account For in Food More Often, But Probably Don’t (Hint: it’s not fiber or added sugar)

Well folks, it’s time to celebrate: Happy 100 Years of Popularized Calorie Counting! Yep, calorie counting propelled in prominence beginning in the post-war era during the 1920s, though the existence of the calorie was discovered long before. Ever since we began viewing the numbers on our food labels and instructed to pay more attention to … More What We Should Account For in Food More Often, But Probably Don’t (Hint: it’s not fiber or added sugar)

Lakanto 55% Sugar Free Dark Chocolate: Plain, Almond, and Cocoa Nibs Bars Review

Figured that it’s Valentine’s Day, so here we are with the V-Day foodie sweetheart: chocolate. Instead of a recipe with chocolate, I decided to let someone else do the job and review a brand that currently sells some swoon-worthy chocolatey goodness. However, this isn’t a review of any ordinary chocolate. Lakanto has returned after killing … More Lakanto 55% Sugar Free Dark Chocolate: Plain, Almond, and Cocoa Nibs Bars Review

Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void

Differentiating between taking care of yourself with positive deeds versus using positive deeds as coping mechanisms to ignore underlying problems is probably the most difficult mystery to solve. We generally picture alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive shopping, self-harm, binging (food, television, etc.), or even sexual intercourse as forms of coping mechanisms that do little to no … More Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void