Myth-Busters, Weight Loss Edition

You know those ridiculous stock photos of women laughing at their salads? Did it ever occur to you that they might be laughing because they know the truth: that even bottomless lettuce won't bring them the happiness they want and deserve? Okay, I might be reading a little too deep into this. Still, it's a…

There’s No Such Thing as ‘Fake Service Dogs’

Once upon a time, I knew I wanted a dog to help ease my depression and anxiety - yet I also knew my apartment normally would not allow dogs in my unit. So, what did I do? I did what any mentally ill person would do: I asked my therapist for advice. Fast forward a…

What’s On My Bookshelf?

I like big books and I cannot lie....just kidding. I'll take a 150-page novella over a brick of a book any day. (Trust me: I've read Victor Hugo's Les Miserables cover to cover, and you're not missing out on anything but endless descriptions of the Parisian sewer system. And I do mean endless.) But in all seriousness,…