Keto for the Win

I’ve been a yo-yo dieter for over a decade. I have been active all of my life starting with soccer, ballet, and tap as a child to track and volleyball as a teen to weightlifting and an array of exercise classes as an adult. Exercise has never been my problem, but my infatuation with food…Read more »

Green Queen

            For the last 4 years I’ve participated in my church’s corporate fast. It lasts for 6 days where the congregation only consumes unlimited amounts of water and 2 cups of juice daily. The first time, I didn’t feel prepared to go cold turkey, so I opted for eating foods similar to the Daniel fast…Read more »

Half Truths

For a long time I felt like a Jack of all trades master of none. Growing up, I participated in a lot of activities. I played the piano and the saxophone, ran track and field, played volleyball, sang in the church choir, and so on. I was good at all of these things but not…Read more »

Forgetting What’s Behind

This will probably be one of my most transparent posts to date. I write today for two reasons: first to fully express myself by journaling this moment in time but also in hopes that others, even if just one person, can relate and/or heal through a shared experience. In October of 2015, I broke up…Read more »

Your Vote is Your Voice

In the fall of 2014, I drove to work one day and saw a small purple and yellow sign posted in the ground that read “Zimmerman for Sheriff”. I thought to myself, “What kind of sick joke is this?” I passed by that sign at least 2 more times before I decided to remove it.…Read more »