(Don’t go that far back…for your own sake just go to 2014)
I’m trying to read more
I’m convinced social media is going to crash like a bad marriage…
One day we will try to log in and it will just be a blank sign in screen for some business app.
Everything will be gone and the world will cry together.
In other news
I’m still trying to stay healthy
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This is not my greatest work. However. If you have ever read any post about my work-when it comes to food-it’s pretty much Picasso.
I used to burn water.
I remember one time throwing a pizza off the front porch (because fire)
Oatmeal was a mistake.
Unless your plan was to feed the entire cast of Lord Of The Rings.
I pretty much lived on yogurt and ramen and would drink vodka and then stay up late writing and say things like …
And then I started really trying to cook again… When I started seeing L. And then we started doing Blue Apron. Which is pretty fantastic.
And super fun.
You just get your meals delivered to you. And you cook them yourself.
Hence,you learn to cook.
And boy am I learning.
Pretty much all the ways you can cook salmon and lamb burger. And make a salad out of things a southerner would never look at and say “I bet I could make a salad out of that.” But -great day -is it good.
I mean good.
So this is salmon burger.
Which even if I had burned it and dropped it down the stairs …you’d have to admit…still beats burned water.
““How to talk to your daughter about her body, step one: don’t talk to your daughter about her body, except to teach her how it works. Don’t say anything if she’s lost weight. Don’t say anything if she’s gained weight.
If you think your daughter’s body looks amazing, don’t say that. Here are some things you can say instead:
“You look so healthy!” is a great one.
Or how about, “you’re looking so strong.”
“I can see how happy you are – you’re glowing.”
Better yet, compliment her on something that has nothing to do with her body.
Don’t comment on other women’s bodies either. Nope. Not a single comment, not a nice one or a mean one.
Teach her about kindness towards others, but also kindness towards yourself.
Don’t you dare talk about how much you hate your body in front of your daughter, or talk about your new diet. In fact, don’t go on a diet in front of your daughter. Buy healthy food. Cook healthy meals. But don’t say “I’m not eating carbs right now.” Your daughter should never think that carbs are evil, because shame over what you eat only leads to shame about yourself.
Encourage your daughter to run because it makes her feel less stressed. Encourage your daughter to climb mountains because there is nowhere better to explore your spirituality than the peak of the universe. Encourage your daughter to surf, or rock climb, or mountain bike because it scares her and that’s a good thing sometimes.
Help your daughter love soccer or rowing or hockey because sports make her a better leader and a more confident woman. Explain that no matter how old you get, you’ll never stop needing good teamwork. Never make her play a sport she isn’t absolutely in love with.
Prove to your daughter that women don’t need men to move their furniture.
Teach your daughter how to cook kale.
Teach your daughter how to bake chocolate cake made with six sticks of butter.
Pass on your own mom’s recipe for Christmas morning coffee cake. Pass on your love of being outside.
Maybe you and your daughter both have thick thighs or wide ribcages. It’s easy to hate these non-size zero body parts. Don’t. Tell your daughter that with her legs she can run a marathon if she wants to, and her ribcage is nothing but a carrying case for strong lungs. She can scream and she can sing and she can lift up the world, if she wants.
Remind your daughter that the best thing she can do with her body is to use it to mobilize her beautiful soul.”
…and the same goes for your son.
In one month That puts me at
been at this for three months
It feels like
This working out thing
Isn’t working out
But I feel great
So that’s something
And I’m hungry
All the tiiiime
But I will tell you this
Everyone tells you
‘eat what you want You’re young’
This is a lie
You are what you eat
I almost died
because of what I was eating
The American diet
Will kill you
I had no energy
I was depressed
And no appetite
But I am finally enjoying
I feel great
If I could tell you one thing
It would be
With people who believe in you
We need human contact
Isolation will not help you
“These are the days that must happen to you” -Whitman
Use them to make memories
Live your life
You only get one