What I Ate Every-Day-Except-Wednesday

I've been thinking and writing about a lot of heavy things lately and I think that's important. It's important because it matters and we need to focus more on the things that matter--the uncomfortable conversations around race, class, gender, and more. While I'm passionate about speaking truth, telling my story, and listening to others, I'm also [...]

This is Me Showing Up

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” - Pema Chödrön   The Friday night after the Charleston shooting, I attended a vigil [...]

When Food is Literally Medicine

Regular readers may remember my post from a while back about my obsessive eating/exercise patterns. For those who don't remember/don't feel like reading old posts, here's a long story (kinda) short: I lost a bunch of weight through calorie counting and (mostly) running, got a bit obsessive, and started to go down a scary road. [...]

Currently: June 2015

Hello y'all! So, I haven't blogged in almost two weeks. While I'm tempted to beat myself up and chastise myself for letting this space fall by the wayside, I know that is not productive and totally dumb, yo. You know, as I'm typing, the familiar ease and comfort of writing is flowing back to me and it feels [...]