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Category Archives: ditch medicine for suburbia
Most of my life, I was a slave to my mind, and if you'd asked me I would have said straight-faced that the whole useful world was inside it; a straight-up victim of stockholm syndrome of the brain. Held and … Continue reading
Sometimes experiments produce enlightening results that are useful for lots of people and further learning. Other times they just mean that one idiot has gone and done that thing, hopefully saving others from trying it themselves. This is one of … Continue reading
When I started training Iron Palm, my sifu gave me a stout canvas bag, sewn permanently shut, stamped with Chinese characters in faded blue on one corner. It was full of…mung beans. Yup. Mung beans. Now, beans are a good … Continue reading
OMG guys, skin is important! I thought I'd already been through hell with mine — think "terrible acne that didn't let me go until I was almost thirty" — but I was wrong in my assumption that that meant that … Continue reading
I looooooove summertime, and it's finally here! Today I wandered past my mirror, au naturel, and realized how very I-love-summer-y I looked, so I snapped a photo. After snapping it, I realized that it wasn't just stomach-muscles (well, some) and ridiculously … Continue reading
I call this my "I win, winter!" soup. It's been evolving for years; this is the first all-veggie version, but I really like it this way, because it's super healthy and low calorie, so I can pretty much eat it … Continue reading