My Financial Philosophy

Instead of creating a financial plan for 2013 I decided it would be more productive to develop my financial philosophy. Withso much in the air it is hard to make a plan to save X amount. So without further ado:I believe that personal finance is extremely personal. I believe in spending less than I earn. ...more

The Costs of Eating Organic

My dietary changes include eating as much organic as possible. 80% of my diet is the suggested amount. While I doubt that I am at 80% I have increased the amount or organic produce and meats that I purchase. When I can I also try to buy organic items such as honey, tea  and maple syrup.As well as eating organically I have cut out processed foods, dairy, wheat, caffeine and alcohol....more

Why I Love Yoga

I took my first yoga class as a graduate student in 2005 and continued to practice haphazardly in the following years. Two months ago I began to practice on a regular basis. Going to 3 or 4 classes a week and practicing at home with a dvd. Over the past two months I've felt myself get stronger and my knowledge of poses has increased. I'm am now practicing almost 6 days a week, 4 times in a class and 2 days at home. I have come to love yoga. ...more
I love yoga, after a session i feel great, especially since i got new yoga pants ...more

Emotions and Dealing with Infertility

The husband and I have been trying to conceive for over two years now. Dealing with fertility issues has been as much an emotional journey as a physical one. In many ways the emotional journey has been more difficult than the physical one. Yes my body has gone through two mini-IVFs and two full ones, which isn't easy. But the physical discomforts are nothing compared to the emotional roller coaster of over two years of trying. ...more