Thursday, February 26, 2015

In which I contemplate being around people...

If this trait hasn't been well presented, know that I am an extrovert. In fact, I am so far along the extrovert scale that I need to be around people. This is no mere or simple want... it is a true need. I need the presence with others, the comfort of the crowd, the warm bustle of human beings.

I don't even have to be interacting with them... just being around people makes me feel a thousand times more at ease than being alone. Being alone is hard. I get anxious. I get bored. I get listless and I start climbing the walls.

Maybe that's why I'm here... sitting in a Starbucks, at a table for one, writing this. It's a decent alternative to sitting in the apartment alone.

Monday, February 23, 2015

In which I talk to myself, 8 years ago...

How about a writing prompt from reddit. Tonights selection is here:
Your current self and your self from 8 years ago sit down to have a chat in a cafe.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

On Eating Out and Losing Weight

A few weeks ago, my cousin and I talked about eating out and losing weight. She had originally assumed that I had stopped eating out when I started trying to lose weight last August. Quite on the contrary, I didn't stop eating out at all. I just had to change the way I approached and thought about things. From that conversation, I started thinking about some of the little lifehacks I learned, both from the dietician that I talked to, and from my own trial and error. I will share those with you here, but first...