Category Archives: food

The secret lives of farmsharer-ers

Despite last year’s CSA anxiety, I ordered up another share in Enterprise Farm and have been inundated with local, seasonal vegetables this farm.  (This means that I have share in the farm, and once a week they send me a … Continue reading

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Chasing Carrageenan

On one of my many trips to the neighborhood health clinic, driven to its basement exam rooms by the unexplained, as-yet-undiagnosed compulsive vomiting that had taken over my life, I was given a piece of friendly advice by the young … Continue reading

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Being fed

Then taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing over them, broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. They all ate and were satisfied. And … Continue reading

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Seven ways I’ve been fueling myself in 2013

Tomorrow is the first of June, which up until I did the math a moment ago I thought marked the halfway point of the year. Turns out we are only 5/12ths of the way through the year, but that won’t … Continue reading

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Seven things I’m working on this summer

With the weather finally turning warm in Boston, I am starting to dream of the semi-leisurely days of summer that are right around the corner. Slowly my academic-year responsibilities drop off, and I have more time here and there. This … Continue reading

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Fueling Love (my guest post at Jordy Liz Blogs)

Jordy at Jordy Liz Blogs invited a number of bloggers to write about how they are expressing their One Word for 2013 in love. My One Word is Fuel, so today I am sharing how filling my tank helps me … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, volume 24

— 1 — It starts every year once the weather turns cold and my academic year schedule goes into full force. I have a terrible afternoon habit that gets me through the witching hour: I have a hot chocolate addiction. … Continue reading

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My One Word for 2013: Fuel

I didn’t eat dinner last night. Since my Crohn’s diagnosis, I have learned that sometimes it is easier not to eat, and last night was one of those times. I could feel some cramping and unease, and didn’t feel like … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, volume 23

— 1 — Merry Christmas, everyone! I took a break from quick-taking (take-quicking?) last week because I was putting together my series of posts reflecting on the O Antiphons. It was a very healthy exercise for me during the late … Continue reading

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It’s not that I can’t cook

Potlucks fill me with dread. A cookie swap gives me major anxiety. I love to cook for myself but am terrified of cooking for others. As for baking, no way. My expectation is I’ll do more burning than baking. I’m … Continue reading

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