Keto Tips for Newbies

I started keto in September 2015. It’s been a long and circuitous journey since then, with lots of ups and downs; starts, relapses, and restarts; and weight loss and weight gain. I’ve started anew March 16, 2018 with a renewed vigor. The stress of moving, job hunting, starting a new job, wedding planning, and have…

7 Months of Therapy & Losing Terra

Starting out Last September, just before starting my new job, I had my first therapy session. Okay, it wasn’t my first ever session, but it was my first session since my failed attempts back in 2012. I found a therapist, Dr. Maria, that was covered by my health insurance and saw her for an hour.…

How Cosplay Changed & (Possibly) Saved My Life

“Saved” may be a bit of hyperbole, but bear with me while I take you back about 17 years to the year 2000. Introduction to Anime, Stumbling into Cosplay In 5th grade, I started watching Sailor Moon on Toonami. As far as animes go, it was pretty mainstream because it was on a major television…

One Whole Year Soda Free!

On August 27, 2015 I vowed to not drink soda for a year. This wasn’t the first time I had ever sworn off soda. I did it once in high school for lent (and immediately broke it on Ash Wednesday, but then turned around and went without for 100 days to prove I could). I…