Zero Waste experiments

I didn’t think I’d start these quite so soon, but I ran out of shampoo and then my toothpaste finished… so it’s time I guess. Here’s my experience with zero Waste diys… Castile soap shampoo I used this in France and it was disastrous, matted and tangled and I didn’t have any access to conditioner till a couple of hotels later. A hair mask greatly … Continue reading Zero Waste experiments

Zero Sugar Project (end?)

The last week of the Zero Sugar Project, at least for March. Monday – Tuesday (26-27 March) Went to the doctor and was diagnosed with tonsillitis. Spent the two days at home, eating the usual food. No sugar was ingested except for lozenges. Wednesday (28 March) Went back to work today. Had an unhealthy lunch of instant noodles with minced pork, some vegetables, fish slices … Continue reading Zero Sugar Project (end?)

Ways you could be sustainable and not know it

[featured image from KeepCup’s website] So you’ve heard a lot about this newfangled thing called Zero Waste and you really want to start it, but you’re intimidated, and are worried about the lack of access to bulk food stores and whether making your own makeup really works for you. I’ll be the first to say I’m not fully Zero Waste yet, but here are some … Continue reading Ways you could be sustainable and not know it

No sugar week 2

It’s Shark Week folks, so disclaimer to all the guys who get squeamish about hearing about periods, this has some mentions of it. Meal prepped lunches this week, so I wasn’t anticipating much trouble… but then I ran into some unexpected consequences… Monday, March 5 Woke up after having a period dream (sorry to any male readers) where you dream that your period has arrived. … Continue reading No sugar week 2

I am a gym rat.

I never thought this day would come. All my life I have hated the gym, been too intimidated by the machines to use them, never lifted super heavy weights. Heck, up to 2008 I barely even exercised. Background I’ve always been the kid who curls up into a sofa and reads continually. I read anything and everything I could, including my older brother’s textbooks (and … Continue reading I am a gym rat.