Late-night snack in 1374

It's 1374 and you're hungry for a late-night snack. I wonder if people even really had late-night snacks then. Probably not actually. They would make sure to eat well during the day, during their regular main meals. Still, I often like to have a bowl of oatmeal or buckwheat porridge as a late-night snack and because I don't ...more

HEPA air purifier

Was never so glad as right now to have a good-quality air purifier. My windows are shut and the purifier is running on max and it's ...more

Embarrassed to be fat??

If I'm too embarrassed to go out and workout outdoors because I'm fat, bloated, or whatever then I'll never go out. I'm a creature of Earth. I love my body. I cherish it, no matter what. Some days I may feel less than 100%. My body may be disrupted from stress, poor sleep, constipation, or ...more

Ocular migraine

Today I experienced what I think is my first ever clear-cut case of an ocular migraine. It is normal sometimes for there to be a little flicker in one's vision. My understanding is that this has to do with the fact that the eye requires a large amount of oxygen, and hence blood flow, to function. Momentary disruptions to the ...more

This soup is a lifesaver

image links to product website Even though I ran almost 5 miles yesterday, I didn't have much of an appetite today. I had a bowl of steel cut oats for breakfast but wasn't hungry for anything for lunch. But I had this can of Amy's Indian Golden Lentil soup in the kitchen and decided to heat it up and have ...more

I don't eat a lot of soy. But I *do* eat soy.

Was having a convo with someone earlier and they recommended that I stop consuming soy.  We were discussing many things and it was only in passing that it was mentioned, so we didn't get into it in any more detail. But now I'm still thinking about it.  I just think: I don't understand there being anything wrong with soy.  I love ...more

Curly hair secret weapon

I usually wash my hair at night before bed. I typically use Redken's Curvaceous Lo Foam shampoo and then Acure's Hydrating Conditioner which is rich in argan oil. When my hair is damp I then run Redken's Curvaceous Curl Refiner through the hair and then use and one other styling product such as a small amount of AG Haircare's Recoil, ...more

New favorite foundation!

I'm really happy to report that I have a new favorite foundation that I'm really loving: image links to mfg's website bareSkin® Liquid Foundation & Pure Brightening Serum Amazingly it only takes as little as one drop of this foundation to cover the entire face. Two drops is normal, and three drops for extra coverage. It is designed to be applied with ...more