The Granular: Does Adderall Live Up To Its Hype?

This post is the first in The Granular, a series which will detail my experience with drugs, medical appointments, and related incidents since becoming ill with a flu-like illness in 2014. Please note that any…

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Paleo Chronicles: 5 Ways to Stick to Your Diet on Social Occasions

This post marks the second of an ongoing series I am writing about my adventures in reforming my diet and trying to eat paleo. You can find the first post here. Happy long weekend, everyone!…

The Gym and I: Are We On (Again) or Off (Again)?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But does it feel good? The answer is supposed to be yes. Upon experiencing the physical stress of working out, your brain releases neurochemicals (eg. endorphins) that…

Thought Point: How Do You Blog?

It has always been the intent of this blog to get into the nitty gritty of what I’ve dealt with health-wise over the past three and a half years (everything went downhill September 2014 when…

Thought Point: On Finding Meaning through Chronic Illness

When you have a chronic illness, you’ll inevitably hit a point where your mental health starts to suffer. No one likes to be limited by factors outside of their control, and living with ongoing health…

Paleo Chronicles: A (Cursory) Look at Costs

This post marks the first of an ongoing series I plan to write about my adventures in reforming my diet and trying to eat paleo. One (of many!) reservations of starting a restricted diet is…