Category living

Logging ~ getting healthy

I was just reading 101 Running Tips (found on Pinterest) and saw that one of the tips they mention is to keep a log of workouts. I think this will be a good motivator for a day when I don’t feel like working out, if I can see how much I’ve done. June 5th – Stanford […]

Positivity: who’d have thought?

Somehow, I have managed to create a routine for myself that reaffirms itself and the positive impact it has on my life without even really meaning to. I’m tired of hating my body because I’ve gained weight, and I’m tired of thinking about how much better my life was 5 years ago. I realized that […]

Best Companies to Work for (and why they made it)

A few months ago, I was asked by my supervisor to please add “nominate the company for the Bay Area News Groups Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the year of 2011″ to my to-do list. I tried to keep a straight face while muttering something like, “mmm-hmmm” and trying to look impossibly […]

Breakfast Casserole

Tonight I made a breakfast casserole for dinner. Yummm. 6 eggs 1 cup of milk 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese 6 slices of bacon 6 chicken breakfast sausages 2 slices of bread Preheat oven at 350 F. Cook bacon and sausage in a skillet, then set aside on a paper towel. Tear up […]

My boring life

I saw my shrink today, as I have every month for…a long time. Now that I’m nearing the age of 28, not 18, and knock-on-wood, life is going along remarkably smoothly, we haven’t had much to talk about. Our last several monthly conversations have followed this progression, approximately: So, how is work? It’s…fine. You know, […]

Wants and Needs

I think the holiday consumerism frenzy is hitting hard this year.  I recently found out about a site called, which basically allows users to build virtual bulletin boards of web material that they like. Today, I found out about Food because of a Chicken Teriyaki recipe someone shared on Pinterest: I found the next […]

You know that feeling?

Ever since I moved into the new apartment three weeks ago, I’ve had this eerie sense of impending doom. Not about the actual building or space, or even necessarily the “home” piece of my life, but I swear, the feeling started as soon as we moved in. There’s nothing wrong with the place – the […]