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My Top 20 Kdramas, and All the Kdramas I’ve Ever Seen


  One of my friends recently asked me what my top 3 Kdramas are, and then today I found a Kdrama soundtrack playlist on Spotify with songsĀ from dramas I’ve never seen. That got me into thinking, what are my top…

Clean Program 21-Day Cleanse: Week 3


Day 15: Week 3 started out great. I had lost 5.4 lbs by then, I fit into so many of my smaller clothes, and I was feeling fantastic. My itchy-eye allergies had pretty much vanished, though admittedly I still had…

Clean Program 21-Day Cleanse: Week 2


Day 8: I woke up and found I had lost .5 lb more on day 8, and was able to fit into some pants I’d bought last year in the hopes that I would lose enough weight to fit into…

Clean Program 21-Day Cleanse: Week 1


Day 1: I was very optimistic on the first day because I had already lost 2.8 lbs by that morning from the pre-cleanse, so I was pumped to keep going. Plus it was a holiday and rainy, so I got…

The Clean Program 21-Day Cleanse: Pre-cleanse


Pre- Cleanse Day 1: I started the pre-cleanse in high spirits. Woke up at 5:30 am and headed over to the gym in our building to do 30 minutes on the elliptical in hopes that it would give me a…

The Clean Program 21-Day Cleanse: Preparation


I’ve been dealing with Keratosis Pilaris, allergies, and self-diagnosed (lol) chronic fatigue for what seems like years now. I also have an ankle injury from years ago that doctors never quite figured out. So for the past few months, finally…

March Photo a Day

Life, Photo a Day

March 11th – Something Good: Lunch for tomorrow! Shrimp-and-Orzo Paella made by Michael (recipe from Fitness magazine). March 12th – Partial: A partial view of one of our fake house plants. I used to be against getting fake displays, but I…

Photo a Day – January 8th to 31st

Life, Photo a Day

I’ve been a little lax with blogging lately, but January has just been so busy! Which is a good thing. Here are a few of my favorite photos from the last 3 weeks. January 13th – Makes Me Smile: My…

The Philippines Needs Your Help: Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda


Photo from http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/09/world/iyw-how-to-help-typhoon-haiyan/index.html.  I’m taking a break from my usual posts to ask any readers that may not be aware of what’s happened for any help you can give to those who were affected by the typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, in my beautiful…