Today in my Sports Nutrition class, the professor addressed a very personal and sensitive topic: eating disorders, in general but also in the context of athletes. It’s really devastating to know that eating disorders, disordered eating behaviors, and body dysmorphia are so common in society. Society puts out the message that we are “not enough”, and… Continue reading Raising awareness?
This month, May 2017, I wanted to challenge myself to take new strides in my recovery. This means trying new things, things beyond my personal comfort zone. I took up the opportunity to try “barre” at a nearby Pure Barre. I absolutely love it, yet hate it (just kidding). I fell in love with barre… Continue reading Barre
It’s all about perspective. I’m currently riding in the bus to my church and I am sitting alone. When I entered the bus, there weren’t many people yet or people I usually associate with. Then a friend from my small group entered the bus and I said hi and asked to sit next to me.… Continue reading Feeling disconnected, but it’s all on perspective (Part 1)
My first week of class/winter quarter was really short, yet kind of tiring for the first part. I guess I was mostly tired since I took the latest flight back home on Tuesday evening (originally at 9:50 PM, but got delayed to around 10:35PM), and then I arrived a little after midnight and my friend… Continue reading First Week of Winter Quarter 2017
Self-worth is definitely something I struggled with for quite a while, and to be honest, I still do struggle with it sometimes. I don’t struggle with lack of self-love or self-worth as often as I did a few months or years back, but there are times when my mind/the voices in my mind tell me… Continue reading Sense of self-worth?
First product review ever! Being back in California, I …. am just over-thrilled! I love being able to go to Sprouts/Trader Joe’s/Whole Foods whenever I want, especially because it’s close by AND I have time since it’s winter break. And, I get to try out new foods that are here but not available in Seattle!… Continue reading “Food Should Taste Good” Caramelized Onion & Herbs Hummus
For the past few weeks, I found it extremely difficult and challenging to find motivation… for nearly anything. To get ready for class, to eat, to go to class, to workout, to do work/homework, to study, to meet friends/people, to socialize in general, to go out of my room/house, to go to class.. and there… Continue reading Better late than never?