Posts tagged skin

The Story of Skin, Part 3

If you missed the first two installments of this three-part series, it’ll make more sense to read everything in order. You can check out Part One here and Part Two here. By the time rosacea became an ‘issue’ for me, I was good and done with having skin problems, period. It was so unnerving, disappointing, and […]

The Story of Skin, Part 2

Did you miss the first installment of this series? You can read it here and then continue on below. Accutane “worked” while I was on it but then “stopped working” soon after I was finished taking it. It was a typical (albeit ultra-corrosive) band-aid solution to my skin problems, and while it helped me to […]

The Story of Skin

Skin. It’s such an intimate, personal part of ourselves, and yet it’s also so visible to others, speaking plainly (and oftentimes loudly) about things that we’d rather not share with just anyone: our diets, our sleeping habits, our feelings, our fitness, our cosmetic routines, and even our general success– or failure– at being a decent, […]

My Morning Elixir (Recipe)

My Morning Elixir (Recipe)

By popular demand, I’m posting a quick recipe for my amazing morning tea this week! You’ve probably heard people talk about drinking freshly squeezed lemon in hot water first thing in the morning. (I’ll spare you the nitty-gritty details about enzymes, detoxifying properties, and the all-around amazingness of fresh lemons. Google it if you need […]

Crazy Sauerkraut Lady

Crazy Sauerkraut Lady

(Recipe included at the bottom of the post.) I’ve come a long way since my first foray into making raw sauerkraut at home. I started out with a great deal of trepidation, reluctance, and even a bit of nose-wrinkled condescension towards the lowly cabbage. Yes, I was making kraut, but it wasn’t because I enjoyed […]