Since I’ve turned 30…

Turning 30 was a huge personal milestone for me. To me, it signifies true adulthood. No more crazy shenanigans and no more excuses. Time to be mature and responsible without bitching about it. When I was in my 20s, I was in that between stage of child and adult. I guess I was a grown ...

Body Positivity Does Not Equal Healthy

Body Positivity is Killing Women One of my best friends shared this really interesting article on Facebook. It brings up a lot of interesting discussion points. At the risk of sounding like a hater and shamer, is promoting body positivity almost a crutch used by overweight women to stay as they are? Is it okay ...

My Body Hates Carbs

I've been on many diets in my life. I've tried the South Beach Diet, juicing, Paleo, Primal, juice cleanses, low carb, and many others. The pounds always come back. After turning thirty, I've also noticed an even slower metabolism than when I was in my twenties. What have I learned from my experiences? Preparation is ...

…But where are you really from?

So I get this annoying question, a lot, and not just from white people. I'm a Chinese-American born to immigrant parents. I went to public school. Was never forced to go to Chinese school. My parents worked a lot. I appreciate everything they've done for me. But along the way, I've learned to speak English ...

Meet Kit Kat, the Pudge Queen

Introducing my buddy, Kit Kat! She keeps me company and keeps my papers and books warm. She's so cute that she makes me forget about all the annoying things in life. But she can be a bitch. Still cute, though. I still love her.

Crisis to Creativity

I sound like I'm having an existential crisis, don't I? Maybe I am...

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