Lessons from Seven Years of Reading-Read Intentionally

On my eighth year of reading, where I read at least 20 books for the past six, I realized that by now I should have finished my original "to read" list of 100 books. And yet, that list has now grown to over 300 books and I have only read eleven of those books. This … Continue reading Lessons from Seven Years of Reading-Read Intentionally

First Year

No one comes with a manual for children, but somehow I think women are more prepared, even though they are totally unprepared. Men however have an easier job but that job is completely self-taught. There are no lactation specialists. You get virtually zero help from friends or fathers, you are expected to figure everything out, … Continue reading First Year

Pregnant

Growing up, we worry about getting pregnant or getting someone pregnant, but once you're married and ready for it, for many people in the middle class, it becomes not so easy. A thirty-year-old woman has been on birth control for over ten years. The body is accustomed to thinking it is always pregnant. It takes … Continue reading Pregnant

Month 2-Vegan, A Year of Sustainability

I watched the movie Cowspiracy and Seaspiracy and decided that my second month would be going vegan. Seaspiracy showed the effects of mass fishing industry on our oceans. Cowspiracy showed the effect of meat industry. Meat industry creates a massive amount of runoff, NO2, Methane, contributes to deforestation and water consumption. I always thought Vegans … Continue reading Month 2-Vegan, A Year of Sustainability