Why I’m Thankful to Be a Junkie

Thanksgiving is far from my favorite holiday. Besides not great childhood memories tied to the day, the problematic origin and subsequent retellings just don't sit well with me. Give me Christmas or Halloween, even Labor Day over this one. But a holiday that highlights gratitude... well, I can get behind that. Like the millennial I …

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BODY+ PROJECT: No Diet December

The wisest piece of food advice I've heard lately is to not diet during the holidays. Why torture yourself? Why set yourself up for failure? Why inflict a "healthy" (AKA low-calorie, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, ingredient-free, taste-free, satisfaction-free) dish on your family in the name of cutting calories? But here's another thought: why diet at all? …

MEAL PREP: Buddha bowl how-to + chocolate ‘n spinach nice cream {{vegan}}

To be perfectly honest, I have been procrastinating on posting. It seems paltry to write about nutrition and health in the light of so many recent tragedies. Combine the anxiety of current events along with physical fatigue and emotional stress and you get... well, me in this very moment wearing sweatpants and wishing I could already be …

An open letter from a mentally ill woman to the man who wants to date her

Hey guy. I'm a mentally ill woman. Yes, me, the person you're romantically interested in, who has completely and utterly enchanted you with her irresistible charms (maybe I'm reaching here.) I never know the right time to have this discussion in the dating process so I figure why not just lay it all out at …