A Wellness Journey Begins

A Wellness Journey Begins

In the beginning. Eight years ago, following emergency surgery and an extended stay in the hospital, I couldn’t eat any food without extreme bloating and pain, requiring a potent pain reliever. I spent months on bone broth and didn’t have the energy to...
Romancing the Kitchen This Valentine’s Day

Romancing the Kitchen This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has been celebrated every year since about the 14th century. Pakistan and Indonesia forbid the idea of Valentine’s Day, but in America, many of us think about it and how we will make the holiday our own. Part of me isn’t a fan of Valentine’s Day,...
2020: A Year of Change and Perseverance

2020: A Year of Change and Perseverance

2020 had a nearly palpable veil of continuous uncertainty. Compared to some years, we had it hard. Compared to others, we didn’t. The best thing to do, of course, is not to compare. “Comparison is the thief of joy,” proclaimed Theodore Roosevelt. Well, Roosevelt’s...