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back to blogging

September 13, 2010

Happy Monday! I just wanted to introduce you to my new home since I moved this past weekend. That’s right, I’m living in NYC again! I moved in with my best friend on Saturday, which was eventful to say the least since our apartment is downtown and with all the 9/11 memorial events, roads were [...]

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can we normalize food?

April 19, 2010

Yesterday I posted this article with a small write-up about how I got it and some questions I had after reading it like can we truly help our young women or is it a battle we’ll always be fighting? As someone who would love to get into programming for young women (high school and college-aged) [...]

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calorie counts

March 26, 2010

If you follow me on Twitter at all (@sweetestthingdc), you may or may not have seen part of my political views being tweeted after the Health Care Reform bill was passed. As a summary, I do believe that healthcare in this country needs reform, but I don’t believe this bill completely got to the root [...]

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FDA woes

February 11, 2010

With all of this snow, I’ve definitely caught up on reading, just not writing yet. But I’m getting there… I promise. There was an article in the NYTimes last week that caught my attention. While I had drafted commentary to it, there was still something nagging me about why I didn’t really like this article, [...]

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who wants to be a skinny bitch?

February 6, 2010

I’ll be honest with you and say that I was actually nervous about reading this book. Not because I thought they’d tell me something I didn’t know. Not because I thought they’d point out my eating flaws. But because I was worried that I’d actually take their diet to heart. After recovery, I’ve been very [...]

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michael and alicia

January 28, 2010

It got quite the hype on my Twitter feed, but yesterday Michael Pollan and Alicia Silverstone were onĀ Oprah to talk about the food industry and how to eat consciously. (source) The segment started off with a Food 101 questionnaire to see how people scored on some questions on food in general around the world. Did [...]

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