#Upandcoming #Quarterlifer

Reclaiming the quarter-life crisis, one hashtag at a time

#Blogtops Challenge: 10 Things Never to Say/Do to Someone Who’s Trying to Lose Weight

Continuing along with our #blogtops challenge is this week’s theme: HEALTH.

Now, I’m under no illusion that weight loss=health. I’m not even going to try and kid you and say that the reason’s I’ve worked so hard (usually) on weight loss are entirely health related. Having grown up doing performance arts (circus, dance…) that required my body to be put on display in spandex costumes has made me hyper-aware of how I look at all times and so that is always a prime motivator for me. Still, because we are still a society that equates a certain “look” to health, I figured this was as good a place as any to talk about the things people say and do that really grind my gears when I’m trying to lose weight.


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#Theoroi Reflections: My First Date with Dave Holland Prism, Liquor, and Jazz

As I mentioned in my last blog post, last weekend’s Saturday was spent at the Dakota Jazz Club listening to Dave Holland Prism with Theoroi, the young-professionals group of the Schubert Club. It was the first of our ten scheduled arts outings this season.

Being the first time at my Dakota, my first time “out-on-the-town,” and my first time seeing a jazz concert in general, I was understandably a little nervous. I was so nervous I did the thing that chicks do when they’re getting ready for a date: got ready like two hours early and then proceeded to sit around so I could be fashionably late.


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