Why I left my tech job

One thing has always been true for me: I like working hard and getting sh*t done. At 12 years old, I started babysitting and nannying, and by my senior year, I also picked up an internship at a cable TV station and a photography/videography gig with a local company. After graduating college (which I managed … Continue reading Why I left my tech job

Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary

For my birthday, I spent a week on a raw food and yoga retreat at Hacienda Del Sol in Costa Rica. I've heard that once you plan a retreat vacation, you never want to vacation any other way. While I have found that to be true, having a birthday experience like mine also changed the … Continue reading Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary

Turkey and Gluten Free Thanksgiving

I made the jump from vegetarianism to high-raw veganism a week before Thanksgiving in 2014.  I had just moved back to the states from Thailand, and I hadn't prepared my own food in a year and a half. That year (thanks to the internet) Thanksgiving was a good opportunity to experiment with raw vegan recipes. … Continue reading Turkey and Gluten Free Thanksgiving

Hacienda Del Sol: Raw Food and Yoga Retreat

After a challenging twenty-seventh year, I wanted to kick off twenty-eight doing something completely for myself. The three things in my life that make me feel most grounded are yoga, raw food, and alone time, so my goal was to plan a trip that would incorporate all three. For several weeks I Googled around, researched … Continue reading Hacienda Del Sol: Raw Food and Yoga Retreat

NYC Vegan & Gluten Free Recommendations (Part 1)

When my day job asked me to go to NYC for work, my immediate thought was "YES, vegan food!" By the time I booked my flight, I already had a list of restaurants within a mile radius from the Bryant Park office prioritized from "most desirable" to "still pretty desirable" (I take organization as seriously … Continue reading NYC Vegan & Gluten Free Recommendations (Part 1)

Questival Austin 2017 (Vegan + GF Style)

A couple of friends and I recently competed in Questival Austin 2017, a 24 hour adventure race sponsored by Cotopaxi. From 7pm on February 17th to 7pm on February 18th, we were racing around Austin to complete various challenges ranging anywhere from climbing the stairs at Mount Bonnell to performing a song "Carpool Karaoke" style. As someone … Continue reading Questival Austin 2017 (Vegan + GF Style)