For a long time now (like my whole adult life), I've wanted to be one of those people that breezed into work, right on time, with my made-at-home coffee in one hand and my to-do list in the other, looking professional in wrinkle-free clothes and smelling quite nice because I took my routine morning … Continue reading 7 Steps to Become an Early Riser
Bad sister note. Marissa sent me this update to post to the blog awhile ago. She's currently in New York City having a great time. Here's her update... Hi Friends. It's been a hellish two weeks for me. I had a huge brief due at the beginning of last week and a mid-term on Friday. … Continue reading Update on those pesky goals
Long time no blog! It's been a crazy two years! It's been a productive few years too. Since my last blog, I've worked on a campaign and started law school. I also did quit smoking (yay!) and lost and kept off about 20 pounds. I've been doing the dishes and trying to stay organized. Despite … Continue reading Keep Me Honest
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants," is Michael Pollan's very simple but rather remarkable and challenging philosophy about eating in America. Pollan, author of several books and articles on the matter of food philosophy and politics, cuts right to the point. He argues that the western diet is ruining our health, particularly all the … Continue reading Food
Someone I know, made a comment after health care reform passed. He said something along the lines of, health care does not mean wellness. Good point. While there is reason to rejoice about the reform, there's still so much to consider and practice when it comes to good health. I do not embrace wellness like … Continue reading Wellness
Smokers have bad teeth. College students have bad teeth. I have to be honest with you, I often only brush once a day. Gross huh? I don't know why. It's one of my most embarrassing habits, and now that I'm a non-smoker, one of my grossest. I'm trying to get better about this. Not get … Continue reading My toothbrush never lets me down.
Part of my new years' resolution was to get in shape. I have to be particularly careful about gaining weight because of the whole not smoking sitch- I haven't smoked in a month basically, I've sneaked a few, but I'm pretty much done smoking. I've been trying to work out as much as possible because … Continue reading Working out. takin names.
I am tagging this one in relationships, because it is about my relationship with myself. I turn 22 tomorrow! Everyone knows that 22nd birthdays are kind of no big. No big party, no big milestone, no big anything. For me, my 22nd birthday actually means a lot. It means growing up, it mean transitions, it … Continue reading The big 2-2
Hello world! This is my first post and it is to tell you about my week in hell a.k.a. my 7 day detox...But I think I should back up for a minute to give you some context. I just graduated, as Ro told you, exactly a month ago. I've never been a particularily healthy person, … Continue reading The Detox….
Okay, okay. The fun party is over. Our money's gone, our jeans are too tight, and our apartments are more cluttered than ever. Thank heavens January is finally here and we can get started. First things first-- Just ripe from graduating, Marissa is on the job hunt. She'll also be doing a week long detox … Continue reading Happy New Year…let's get this party started