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REVAMP

This site will undergo thematic revamp. Thematic can mean multiple things from physical layout of the website to the overall theme/focus of the website.

Review: MyPlate Calorie Tracker

Review: MyPlate Calorie Tracker

One gentleman recommended MyPlate Calorie Tracker, an app where you log and track your caloric consumption. After several months of consistent use, I’ve gathered enough insight needed to offer my opinion on this app’s efficacy. DISCLAIMER While there are other apps with similar functions, MyPlate is the only app I used. This is also not a paid sponsorship post. Continue reading Review: MyPlate Calorie Tracker

Buy American? Date American?

Buy American? Date American?

The common theme regarding American women as deteriorating products (at an aggregate level) in the dating market prompts questions regarding the feasibility of dating American women. After reading contentions from both sides, I noticed the climate of such discourse mimics that of discourse on the feasibility of buying products made in America vs buying those made in foreign countries. Although being of unequal footing among Continue reading Buy American? Date American?

2016 Dating Discoveries & Takeaway Lessons

2016 Dating Discoveries & Takeaway Lessons

I want to share two examples where relationship potentials faded and conclude the post with takeaway points. I must preface with the that 1) these encounters began through an online dating website, and 2) it would be a long-distance. Despite knowing this, neither one ceased communication immediately. I’ll name them after the month of our initial contact to maintain privacy. August August initiated Continue reading 2016 Dating Discoveries & Takeaway Lessons

No, Nonsense Upbringing: So Valuable, It Hurts

No, Nonsense Upbringing: So Valuable, It Hurts

As a child, I had disdain toward my father for the way he treated me. Our family did not and still does not epitomize the ideal, happy-go-lucky nuclear family structure that I’d like to establish. However, amidst the dysfunctions and tears illuminates a glimmer of hope, a blessing in disguise. His no nonsense ways of rearing me, albeit Continue reading No, Nonsense Upbringing: So Valuable, It Hurts