The weight of baby weight

The weight of baby weight

I remember hearing a story years ago about how a friend who was breastfeeding couldn’t keep weight on her body. It was as if the baby was sucking a marathon’s worth of calories out of her and no amount of food could keep her from looking skeletal. Honestly, it kind of made me look forward … Read More

Boxed adventures

Anybody who knows me knows one thing well: I love food. I mean, I’m obsessed with it. Yet oddly enough, I’m a vegetarian. This was a choice I made after watching my dad suffer through three open heart surgeries starting at the age of 38 until he passed away from a heart attack at 62. … Read More

The trip where we concepted a pizza

I spent my Saturday in Lincoln, Nebraska dodging herds of Cornhusker fans on the kickoff of college football season. As a member of the Kansas City Roller Warriors All Star team, Lincoln is a frequent stop during our season, and because Lincoln’s venue is located downtown, close to the University of Nebraska, there are plenty … Read More

Sundays in the kitchen

Sundays are my favorite cooking days. After filling my morning with roller derby craziness, I love taking the afternoon to unwind by preparing the next week’s meals. Today I spent the day making Seitan, prepping a bag full of green beans that I’ll stick in a crock pot sometime this week, playing around with fresh … Read More