Tag Archives: chocolate


14 Dec

I had a peppermint mocha this morning. And just like that, so much is again right with my world.



11 Dec

It’s cloudy outside and it looks like rain (though I don’t necessarily feel rain–I do feel the clouds, though.) And to be perfectly hones, I feel like crawling back into bed and ruining two weeks worth of insomnia correction measures because I’m feeling a bit under the weather  Literally and figuratively. I mean, I can’t even have any self-soothing chocolate ’til Thursday. It’s going to take some serious coping mechanisms to not bust into that tub of rainbow chip frosting that I just discovered in my pantry and go to town on that high fructose corn syrup like they’re no longer subsiding it. But it’s winter, which means I have a secret weapon: Cuties. Continue reading

Any way the wind blows, doesn’t really matter to me…

31 Oct

I feel the weather. Literally, in my right ear. And not just rain. I feel the wind, I feel cloud cover, drastic changes in temperature. I feel it all. Cloud cover is a  tensing in the muscles over the right side of my face. Intense temperature fluctuation messes with my hearing in a particular way. Humidity just numbs me out so I get rather quiet. I am a human barometer. And the first time two Mondays ago, I experienced tornado. Continue reading

Caffeine! Why hast thou forsaken me?

30 Oct

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a productive human being in possession of any obligation whatsoever must be in want of a good cup o’ joe. Hell, who am I kidding? I’d settle for leftover instant sludge at this point. Nearly any person even mildly acquainted with me over the past few months knows that I’ve been slowly and reluctantly laboring to systematically eliminate caffeine from my diet for this study. And I knew it would be hard. Continue reading