2010 - Fuck You
Haha just kidding. But I’ve seen such a considerable sum of people feel this way about 2010 that I couldn’t resist. 2010 was unquestionably a year of ups and downs. What began as a promising start quickly sank into a funk as lethargic as a Southern drawl. Maybe this had to do with OChem B. Maybe this had to do with my everlasting battle with certainty of my future. Or you could read...
Dear Coke Talk: On dueling christmases. →
dearcoketalk: Last minute Christmas conundrum, so if you manage to answer this in time, you’ll be my personal Jesus this year. Like a lot of American twentysomethings, I have a nontraditional family. I have my mom and my stepdad on one hand, and then I have my best friend and her parents who let me live with them when my mom took a long ride down the bipolar express lane in high school....
My Christmas gift to the girlfriend. I had a photo of us converted to a 16x20 canvas painting for her to hang up in her room. I normally take pride in gift-giving when it happens, and my expectations weren’t high for her gift. But then… ZOMG NIKE HYPERDUNKS. <3
I’m reading an article on implementation intentions for my Gerontology final, and it opens with this paragraph: When people encounter problems in translating their goals into action (e.g., failing to get started, becoming distracted, or falling into bad habits), they may strategically call on automatic processes in an attempt to secure goal attainment. This can be achieved by plans in the...
"Enough salt to kill a baby"
Yesterday, as part of Revenge of Dirt Nasty Tuesday, I consumed 5 chicken thighs and 4.5 chicken legs. Let’s compare Reference Daily Intake with how much I actually consumed in a meal (remember, it’s just one meal, not the total amount consumed in a day). TOTAL FAT Recommended daily intake: 65g Consumed: 135g SATURATED FAT Recommended daily intake: 20g Consumed: 47.5g CHOLESTEROL...