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2019: Year of the Fast

Fasting is probably the healthiest thing you can do for yourself. It’s also the cheapest healthy thing you can do. Unlike most diets and exercise plans, supplements, and, especially, trips to a doctor, fasting actually saves money. When you fast, you don’t eat. Further, fasting is the simplest thing you can do to improve your physical and mental health. There are only two things to remember: Don’t eat. Drink some water. Read more →

Glad I Won’t Be Around

I was about five or six the first time I heard my mom say, “I’m glad I won’t be around to see it.” I didn’t understand what she was saying. Nonetheless, it felt ominous and unsettling. I let it go. I’m not sure when I heard it the second time, phrased slightly differenlty: “I won’t be alive when … .” I don’t remember what the “when” was. It didn’t matter. Read more →