Opportunity Costs

In my economics class this week we are attempting to quantify opportunity costs -- essentially, the things you give up in order to go after something else. I find this funny as I’m just a few weeks away from completing this final graduate class, and I've been reflecting on these past several years in school … Continue reading Opportunity Costs


Why I Quit Drinking (Even Though I Never Had a “Problem”)

I recently read an article (and when I finish this, I’ll try to find it and link it) about cross- addiction, and specifically about how people who undergo gastric bypass surgery, which physically limits the amount of food they can eat, will go on to struggle with alcoholism post-surgery (I did not have this surgery, … Continue reading Why I Quit Drinking (Even Though I Never Had a “Problem”)


I am 18 hours into my yoga teacher training. 182 hours to go on the first leg of this journey. It is almost nothing like I expected. Mostly, I did not expect to realize how much I absolutely need to be here right now, at this exact period in my life -- in this safe … Continue reading Yoga


At 36: Things I Don’t Do Anymore that Would Probably Shock/Horrify my 16-Year-Old Self [I still do lots of other shit though] Worry about leaving the house without a full face of makeup or perfume … or being in public un-showered (!) or sweaty (!) Want to go to the mall all. the. time. (since … Continue reading 36

By the way…

Healthy: Workout friends who encourage you and challenge you a little with a friendly spirit of competition (if you like that). They’re nice, they’re supportive, and you know they want the best for you and want to see you succeed and reach your goals. You bring out the best in each other. They don’t equate … Continue reading By the way…