Paris, J’Barfed [Travel Recap]

I was going to call this post something like “C’est La Vie, Paris,” but let’s be honest, “J’Barfed” is a hilarious turn of phrase. I really did barf — multiple times — on our second-to-last night. But no hard feelings, Paris. So it took me a few weeks to hit the blog with news of our trip, because I was still processing and feeling unwell. … Continue reading Paris, J’Barfed [Travel Recap]

Bonjour, Monsieur

I have always thought that it would be SO COOL to speak a whole mess of languages. Unfortunately, the operative word for me is MESS. I have been reading up on Paris, and the one thing that “experts” seem to agree upon is that Parisians appreciate an effort to speak French. When entering a shop, it’s imperative to make a good impression (aka, not seem … Continue reading Bonjour, Monsieur

A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 13 – Fin)

Our Whole30 experiment is done. Since we got to Day 13, my sister dubbed this period of time, “13 Going On 30.” We woke up today feeling the same as we did yesterday — that is, I wasn’t feeling any more energy than usual, and Sam was still feeling consistently stomach-awful. This morning we actually went to Whole Foods looking for coconut aminos (a soy … Continue reading A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 13 – Fin)

A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 12)

[EDIT: My upset is somewhat cancelled out because work called off sushi in favor of salads. LIFE, you guys!] Well, I’m past Days 10-11, which are officially “The Hardest Days,” when the most people tend to quit. So I guess we can pat ourselves on the backs. Days 12-15 are “Boundless energy! Now give me a damn Twinkie.” And while you are about to see … Continue reading A Whole Lotta 30 (Day 12)