I’m invading your inbox today not for a full length blog post, but to give you a sneak preview…a “taste” if you will…of some additions coming soon to Starfish Diaries! Numero Uno…Recipes! I’m certainly not a professional chef, but I have a lot of fun putting together creative, good-for-you, vegan recipes in the kitchen. My… Read More A Taste of What’s to Come
As a person with anxiety, I find that I have to be a vigilant gatekeeper for the information that I allow myself to digest. For example, I am very careful not to read books or watch movies that are very sad or very scary. Scratch that- even a little sad or a little scary. I’m… Read More The Vigilant Gatekeeper: protecting myself from anxiety triggers, and fun facts about popcorn.
I’ve been meaning to write a post on veganism for awhile, but struggled to find the right time. I know that any mention of a vegan lifestyle is an immediate turnoff for a lot of people, and it was important to me to establish myself as a non-judgy, somewhat normal (hmm, might’ve failed there) fellow… Read More Vegan is not a 4 letter word. And yes, I miss cheese.
We’re in week 4 of the 4 week plan to cut crap out of our diets, and for this final week we bade farewell to our processed snack foods. While I’m missing crackers and chips, I’ve found myself “snacking” on a new addiction…podcasts. Oh, the podcast. A beautiful invention, and available in endless flavors! Whether… Read More Sharing the Podcast Love
Week 3 has nearly come to a close, and I don’t know about you, but I’d pay good money for a piece of chocolate. The 4 week plan to cut out processed foods has overall been pretty painless, if I’m honest. Before I get into how I’m feeling, which I know has been keeping you… Read More 3 Week Check In: Takeaways, Thoughts on Gluten, and Fab Results
I am so flippin lucky. And I just need to talk about it for a tick. Set aside my amazing, supportive husband. Ignore my loving, forgiving family. Pay no attention to my life-long, inspiring friends. Turn a blind eye to my adorable dog, rewarding job, cozy home, food on the table, and sunshine-y day. Actually,… Read More Thank you, Universe, for my awesome life. And oh my gawwwwd I miss pretzels (4 week plan check-in).
*Warning. This post describes a panic attack, as I’ve experienced them. If you are struggling with mental health and easily triggered, please be aware that this could bring up intense feelings, and carefully decide whether it is the right time for you to have that experience. This is different from my usual posts, but it’s… Read More Anatomy of a Panic Attack*
I have a confession to make. After being uber committed to week 1 of my 4 Week Plan to Cut the Crap, I totes fell off the wagon today. I had a super lazy day; vegged out to the Kardashians, finished my book (if you haven’t read “Love Warrior,” you really must. Cannot tell you… Read More Cutting The Crap, Week 1 Down! Wins and Woops!
You know that feeling you get when it’s alllmost the weekend? Or the day before vacation? You can practically taste it- the fun, the freedom, the seemingly endless span of “me time” ahead? You CANNOT beat that feeling. It’s delicious. How about that feeling you get when you have a big deadline looming? An exam… Read More Living in the moment. Let’s do that more, shall we?
Da Da dummmmmm…..I’m super excited to FINALLY show you my new logo, created by the fabulous artist of PS Enjoy Your Life. Whether you’ve been reading for awhile (THANK YOU!) or you’re just joining me (WELCOME!), I’d like to take this opportunity to talk a little bit about why I’m blogging and what you can… Read More Welcome to Starfish Diaries!