Health, Otherwordly

Join The Challenge: The Wim Hof Method

Starting August 23, I'll be participating in the "Wim Hof Breathing Method" challenge for 30 days. If you want to participate, join the Human Experience discord group here. If you don't have Discord, you can download it for PC and mobile here. The Wim Hof Method (WHM) is based on three pillars - cold therapy,… Continue reading Join The Challenge: The Wim Hof Method


You Were All Yellow

I don’t have a new post today; in the future, Wednesday’s will be for writing projects I am working on. So here is a fiction piece I wrote a few years ago for a writing challenge!

Dreamhowl Writes

This is part of the #NovemberNotes challenge, hosted by Sarah Doughty and Rosema. The song is Yellow by Coldplay.

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“Ari, you’re glowing,” he warned as he trotted alongside her. The girl’s eyes widened as she glanced down at her hands, body, and legs. There was a yellow-hued aura emanating from within her. In daylight, it was difficult for most people to notice. Ariana stopped walking, closed her eyes and took a deep breath. Her companion looked around, feeling anxious. In seconds the glow faded, and Ariana opened her eyes.

“Thanks,” she said, looking down at the black cat. “I didn’t notice.”

“You have to be more careful, Ari,” the cat replied with a sigh. “Other people might not notice, but you’re like a lighthouse beacon to anything in the Shadows. It’s a good thing I was here to walk you home today,” he…

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Health, Keto Diet, low carb diet

Eating Low Carb When All You Know Is Keto

Back in May of this year, my husband and I started following the keto diet. Keto is a low carb, high fat diet that puts the body into a state of "ketosis". While in ketosis, the body burns fat for fuel. This makes keto a popular diet for weight loss. But the reduction of carbs… Continue reading Eating Low Carb When All You Know Is Keto

Animals and Pets, Personal, Rodents

Oliver Is On Antibiotics And Barry Loves Him (Again)

Barry and Oliver, together in the space pod once again! Last Monday, we took Oliver to the vet for a respiratory issue. He was "squeaking" while breathing, a sort of whistling noise. He recovered well after his medical procedure last month, and I was worried to see him suddenly ill. The vet squeezed us into… Continue reading Oliver Is On Antibiotics And Barry Loves Him (Again)