my magical mushroom ride….

katie, here. if you know me, my wild days of magic mushrooms consist of a portobello sandwich and maybe an illegal white truffle, once, “in college”. therefore i’ve been rather hesitant to jump on the popular medicinal mushroom train of late; whereby i’m promised increased energy levels, a free-radical defense system equivalent to fort knox, and heightened immune protection. but dangle the prophecy of “anti-aging” in my starting-to-sag face and i’ll buy anything in bulk! hence my recent purchase of sun potion’s cordyceps. so what exactly are cordyceps? technically they are a fungus {stay with me} —but the good, free-radical fighting, germ-busting, longevity-furthering kind. cordyceps act as adaptogens–a buzz-word in the wellness world these days. adaptopgens facilitate physiological processes, aka allowing the body to adapt—they’re like precise, little concierges for all the little events that need to take place in our body.  i “take” my cordyceps in my coffee of course.…

friday i’m in love…..

friday happy to you kittens! katie here {on zero sleep!–my toddler has discovered nightmares} with a few of my favorite finds this week: ~i lose my keys at least twice a day. i can’t even tell you how many times i’ve also left my car on, gone to teach a class, and come back with the effer still turned on {i swear it’s a ghost and not a prius.} somehow i’m convinced these high-minded looking sparrows will make me more responsible with my car keys. {{{{{and my next new business plan is to run a valet for grit cycle. —-stop with looks GRITTIES!—you KNOW you’d use it in a pinch!}}}}} ~any other vegetarians out there? this article on 19 meals every vegetarian has suffered through made me laugh. and yes, i am queen of the bread basket. i know all of the best bread baskets in town {try and say that…