I was recently asked, “what is one thing you tolerate in your life?” My first thought was, “well, I don’t tolerate much.”   Thinking that tolerance was a negative thing.  Meaning that I do not set aside my values in order to appease another.  Of course, I had to check the definition.  “Tolerate”, “accept”, and […]

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In honor of the DAY OF LOVE,   (isn’t it silly/stupid/fucked up to designate a day for love?  I feel the work of Hallmark at play)  BUT, anyway, in honor of THE day, I read a lovely essay on “love” by Henry David.  Y’all know I love me some HD.  Interestingly enough, HD never married. […]

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Unicorns, cooking, and feminism.

There is a man.  I have determined not to refer to him (or anyone for that matter) as a unicorn.  Unicorns are fictional, mythical, magical creatures, and it is not fair to put these expectations upon another human being.  An inherently flawed human being. (as we all are). I’ve been cooking.  Cleaning.  Grocery shopping.  Purchasing […]

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GUT 3: Causes of bad gut

All health starts in the gut.  (here) There is a buttload of disease associated with bad (leaky) gut. (here) SO, the question begs to be asked:  What are some CAUSES of leaky gut syndrome? Food processed foods (yes, twinkies are bad for your gut) sugar gluten dairy some grains some beans and legumes the jury […]

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