Category Archives for Awareness

Food Shaming: What Would You Do?

Have you ever been mocked or made fun of because of your food choices? Have you ever been lectured by family members or friends because you eat mostly plants? Perhaps you’ve heard mean comments like: “Gluten-free is just a fad.”“Are you really eating that?”“You’re just being too picky.”“Come on, a little of this won’t hurt you.” Or maybe […]

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Mental Illness: What I Wish Others Knew

“She said that?! Why didn’t you punch her in the face?”That was my initial reaction when my friend, Sam, told me a story about her “friend” in college. Okay, I did not really mean what I said. But I admit that I got pissed off.Here’s why…Sam was a straight-A student. It was the last semester […]

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