An Open Letter to Taco Bell

Dear Taco Bell, I hope you understand the implications of your emergent breakfast campaign. The Next Generation of Breakfast, is what you’re alleging, which is ironic considering our nation is waging war against our next generation’s epic childhood obesity rates. Maybe you realized the high profit margin associated with breakfast, a time of day when people are more…

The Proof is in the Data

I’ll never forget my first science fair project. Which Battery Lasts The Longest? It was first grade, and the scientific method was already being ingrained in my inquisitive brain. My parents I compared the major national brands with store label batteries, and used Burt & Ernie bumper cars as the vehicle for experimentation (pun intended).…

Making the Commitment

I’ve been toying with the idea of starting a Whole30 for well over a month. My initial idea was to begin a whole year of Whole30 starting on my birthday and leading into my 30th birthday next year, which sounded great in theory but posed several problems. For one, I’ll be in Puerto Rico with a…

Whole30 Prep Day

Tomorrow’s the big day! In anticipation of starting a new Whole30 on Monday, I’ve spent the last few days rereading Whole30 rules, ridding my fridge of nonsense, gathering helpful advice on blogs, and planning out my week in my head. Having only made it 13 days on my last attempt, I’m determined to complete the…

Connect, Conquer, Celebrate

Back in March, in the wake of the SELF Magazine tutu scandal, I mentioned the impending Ragnar Cape Cod adventure my sorority sisters and I would be embarking upon with two full teams of Running Swans. Well, the time has come, and passed, with nothing less than a gazillion memories and an equal amount of…