health, lifestyle

Intermittent fasting update: yay but not yet

So I started doing a very non-strict Intermittent Fasting (I.F.) back in mid-March. You can read about it here. Now exactly 30 days later, I weighted myself this morning…and surprise! I lost 4 lbs! I am still fat as a giant marshmallow but, this result is with no exercise and definitely cheating & eating breakfast SEVERAL […]

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health, lifestyle

Pilates for my soul aka creative writing 101

I regularly get bugged by my friends to take some sort of workout classes with them — Pilates, SoulCycle, yoga, etc. Unfortunately, this is how much workout I am willing to do: But I was beginning to see the need to treat myself and to introduce some sort of invigorating activity to my dull life, […]

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health, money

I need to stop eating my money

I love food. And I love breaks. That’s why I love lunch breaks. I also usually get some sort of noodle dish — something I try to stay away from — because I love em and they are life. But something I’ve been in denial for months is how much I am spending on these lunches. […]

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health

When crash dieting doesn’t work anymore

I know I got really fat. Not that I was every thin — wait, I was for like two seconds in 2007 — but I’ve never been this fat before. So there. I acknowledge it. I see it, I feel it, I know. But it’s really hard to lose weight a) when you’ve been struggling with […]

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health

Choco Pie can’t stay in my house

Please don’t bring choco-pie into my habitat. I can’t handle it. The other day, one of my friends said to me, “But why do you have to eat the WHOLE thing? Just have one each day as a treat to yourself.” No. Sorry. Doesn’t work like that for me. If I have something I like, […]

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health

How to survive a sick day like an adult that you are

I have the curse of The Devil Wears Prada. Ever since watching the damn movie in 2007 and laughing at the stomach flu joke, I have been getting sick with a stomach flu at least once a year. Anywho, this year, I was ready to ride out another round of black death with the usual […]

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