I consider myself a pretty green person when it comes to my food and personal care products, so I was more than excited when I was offered the opportunity to check out some of the products from Good Earth Beauty. Good Earth Beauty is a shop that carries natural and organic beauty products. It was started on Long Island by Karen Ostrach ....more
I've made the decision to join the ranks of those who have decided to give up dairy due to health reason. I know it sounds strange, yet with the research that I've done, it's one of the best decisions that I could make for myself and here's why.
Good morning and Happy Friday! As soon as this blog post is published, Ryan and I are heading off to the airport to catch a flight to Chicago. Kristen, one of my best friends from high school, is getting married in Schaumburg on Saturday and I’m looking forward to a fun-filled wedding weekend that will kick off with a rehearsal this evening ....more
Today is my last day working with the College of Agriculture. Monday begins an entirely new and very exciting working chapter in my life, but for today I am just so incredibly thankful for my nine years in environmental research....more
By now, you have likely heard about the discovery of the vampire squirrels of Borneo. Granted, it’s local legend, but I totally believe it. I believe it enough to write a series of songs about vampire squirrels and sing them for Truman....more
Here in glorious 2014, there’s a whole LOT of stuff for diabetes that I wish I’d had around as a kid: My CGM for one, my tubeless insulin pump for another. And oh yeah –rapid-acting insulin would have really made a difference during those cupcake-fueled slumber parties circa sixth grade. One thing I know for sure was missing were the right words to say from concerned friends and family members upon my diagnosis ....more