Bye Bye, Bacon

When I was in eighth grade, I decided I wanted to become a vegetarian. My older cousin was a vegetarian, and I decided that the way people treated animals was terrible. So, I stopped eating meat. But I knew absolutely nothing about how to actually be a vegetarian. How was I supposed to get protein … Continue reading Bye Bye, Bacon


Sometimes, you just need to find an oasis. Yesterday, I met my friend from the track team at a local forest preserve to go running. It's amazing how much better it feels running on dirt than on pavement. My body is so accustomed to the pounding of cement that running through a forest is literally … Continue reading Escape