I read an article this morning on Huffington Post about why is it okay to make fun of Honey Boo Boo but not Quvenzhané? Some would argue that The Onion shouldn’t have apologized because they equally make fun of Honey Boo Boo.
There are conflicting reports about how much water we should drink a day. Some say 8 glasses a day…others say 4…some even say 2, so who the heck is right? You are always told to drink more water but when you drink more water all it makes you do is urinate more. If your body really needed that much water, wouldn’t we retain it? But then again, I am a woman and our bodies are designed to retain water. Yet when you try to lose weight you are also told to drink more water. If I drink more water, won’t I retain that water which means an increase not decrease in weight? And my biggest pet peeve about water is that is has no nutritional value yet it is essential for the body. But if it is so essential why can’t we live off of water alone? You still have to eat food to get the nutrients the body needs. I just want to know what is the happy balance. Someone, please, school me on the truth about water!
Several years ago I read The 4 Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss. He is a huge advocate of outsourcing your life. What that means is taking the tasks you don’t want to do or have enough time to do and having someone else do them. A simple form of that would be hiring a housekeeper to come and clean your apartment. I liked the idea of outsourcing my life but couldn’t figure out what tasks I wanted to outsource. Finally, I gave Task Rabbit a try. Read the rest of this entry »
Poppa K (my fairy godfather) sent me the movie “Too Big to Fail.” So I watched it while working on my side hustle. The movie was so confusing I watched it twice. I mean I was already confused when we were in the midst of the financial crisis. But watching the movie I learned a little, got some clarification on what really happened. But this movie actually scared me more because behind the scenes we were actually more screwed than we all thought or knew. Read the rest of this entry »