The Invisible Illness

I feel like I’ve been sick my entire life. Not the in-hospital with incurable condition kind of sick — the can’t really do much but stay in bed all day and heal kind of sick. Although my symptoms are rarely deemed “bad enough,” to merit missing as much school, work, and life, as I have, they influence my ability to be a normal, functioning human being. 

The Body Remembers

Recently, I learned about Adverse Childhood Experiences— or ACEs, defined by the Center for Disease Control — and how they can affect everything from our behavioral patterns to our immune function in adulthood. 

The Vegan Argument

About a year ago, shortly after I moved back to LA, I decided to try this whole veganism thing because, well, SUSTAINABILITY! Just look at the toxic runoff from factory farming, combined with the decimation of our ocean populations by rampant and unchecked overfishing, topped with the ridiculous amounts of water and land dedicated to animal agriculture (yes, it’s more than almonds)!