Category Archives: Health

I Miss Yoga and T-Shirts

Well hello there. It’s been almost seven months, hasn’t it? Turns out two kids are more time consuming than one. Surprise surprise. Rowan is a lovely little person who is now sitting up, eating some foods and figuring out just … Continue reading

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Color Your Brain Happy

When we talk about good health, we talk a lot about food, physical activity and sometimes even sleep habits. We might toss around ideas about stress reduction and exercising our brains to maintain faculties and ward off diseases like dementia … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Weirdness II

A little over four years ago, I wrote about some of the odder things I’d experienced with pregnancy, many of which I hadn’t seen in other “weird pregnant things” articles. Since I’m back where I was around that time (though … Continue reading

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My Head Feels Pregnant

Having a three year-old is demanding. Being 28 weeks pregnant is tiring. Writing for a living is hard work. Throw a head cold in there, and you’ve got a Katie who wants hot whiskey and a day in bed more … Continue reading

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A Little Love for the Eggplant

Last night, I made baba ganoush, because last week we went to Gita Pita, and now I am, once again, obsessed with Mediterranean food (or at least the idea of it). I found a simple recipe for the baba ganoush … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs, Asparagus & Farro

A while back, I talked about trying to work farro into the family diet. So far so good, and here’s another example. I’m certainly not the first to pair eggs and asparagus. I don’t even do it that often. But, … Continue reading

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Quinoa Fridays

So, perhaps you know about my odd oatmeal-with-egg-and-hotsauce breakfast. I’m still doing it most days of the week (though the technique is a little different). Iris also eats it, but with less hot sauce. In typical three year-old fashion, she … Continue reading

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Get a Pet

I’ve loved felines my entire life, but did not have one to call my own until the age of 23. While it’d be dishonest to say it was an easy adjustment in every way, the full truth is that the … Continue reading

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Traditional Tacos and Basic Rice Noodles

I can’t get enough. I have a problem. Please send help (by which I mean gift cards to Tacos El Cuñado and Pho Anh Trang). Somewhere in my late-Winter/early-Spring attempt to get back on the healthy wagon, I overcame my … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Brownie Report (for you, Shawna)

Last week, a friend posted a recipe to my Facebook wall. Due to some diet restrictions, she is unable to eat the creation herself, and so included this message: Please make these, eat them, then report back to me how … Continue reading

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