Last time I was pregnant, I read all the earth goddess birthing books and was thoroughly convinced that hospitals were anti-woman assembly lines of procedural misery. Ina May Gaskin and Ricki Lake and a host of other birthing gurus delivered up via Amazon algorithms made me feel empowered and inspired to trust my body to […]
I bought a jacket online sometime in the wee hours this morning, when pregnancy insomnia had me mindlessly scrolling fashion blogs and then Facebook. I bought a jacket that I likely won’t wear for nearly a year—something about vegan leather moto jackets and summer in Austin doesn’t quite mesh. I bought a jacket I didn’t […]
I’ll be the first to tell you I’m no recipe whiz. I consider myself more of an assembler of food more than a cook. Occasionally I’m a baker, too, but that seems to be a whole different category of making. Every year, it seems like, my goal is to improve my kitchen skills, introduce a […]
How do you get enough protein when you don’t eat meat? This is a question our vegetarian and vegan friends get asked all the damn time, and I don’t know a single plant-based person who isn’t sick to death of explaining quinoa and lentils to curious carnivores deprived of access to common sense or Google. When […]
I used to think that growing a baby from zero to 8 pounds of real human being was a miracle. But you know what’s really miraculous about biology and parenting? How fast you forget the hard parts: how quickly the sleepless nights, the zombie days, and the confusion about how to do the most mundane […]
Proving #IamLimitless this year.