Posts from category: health.

  • academia, health, personal, writing

    knee deep

    Here's where I am in terms of this summer: Knee deep in Physics and denial. To be frank, I've got myself in a bit of a pickle with an intensive summer course (again,) but I'm fighting my way through it with a lot of hard work and a lot of self-love and self-care (and unfortunately, impulsive purchases. Sorry, mom.) The anxiety from my ADHD hasn't come out full force simply...

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  • health, personal, writing

    hello darkness, my old friend.

    [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fWyzwo1xg0[/embedyt] Hi, friends-- I know I've been gone for awhile, but I've had perfectly good reasons for not posting. I actually have many drafts stored, most of them relating to the same subject. I've been trying to craft an entry like this for a long time, and haven't had the time or motivation to do so until now. It is easy to talk about the nature of this blog post...

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  • food

    no worry, chicken curry.

    I'm not Japanese, but I grew up in an area with an abundance of Japanese food-- including the ever-present Japanese curry. Since moving to the Bay Area, I've discovered that there are places that serve the same Japanese comfort food I'm so accustomed to at home-- but none quite like the Japanese chain CoCo Ichibanya, specialising in Japanese kare raisu, or curry rice. The majority of US locations are located in Southern California or...

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  • health, personal, writing

    health, noncompliance & the fat girl.

    [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="667"] courtesy of eric lon, flickr.[/caption] Those who have read this blog have read about some of my struggles about body image, fat positivity and self-acceptance.  I'm very proud to be a self-proclaimed fat girl. I've always believed that what is on the outside does not matter... it's what's on the inside that counts. But what if what's on the inside is a sticky web made up of mental...

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