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IEatAsphalt

Arlington, Virginia
I'm not the typical 24 year old. I am in my first year of a Masters of Public Health program at the George Washington University. I hope to use my degree to focus on food insecurity and obesity issues. After spending some time in clinical medicine, volunteering on a Certified All Natural farm and... Full Bio
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Indulging in Crushes by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Prepare for me to over share to a public audience. I have a crush. On a boy. Normally, this wouldn’t be a huge deal. I have a crush on the 18 year old cashier in ... Read on »
Boho Cycle Studio by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Time is not on my side right now. I had the best of intentions to post this awesome paleo zucchini bread recipe last week. But between working 13 days in a row, two a ... Read on »
Caribbean Sweet Potato Soup by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m pretty sure my diet has primarily consisted of soup for the past 5 weeks. This little tidbit was brought to my attention at work when one of my co-workers mention ... Read on »
For the love of lemon by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I seriously love lemon. Every day starts with hot lemon water. Lemon slices are always in my water bottle. Lemon bars, lemon muffins, lemon meringue pie, I’ll take it ... Read on »
Opal Yoga by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Charlottesville, I have some big news if you haven’t yet heard. We FINALLY have a vinyasa studio in town. And it is awesome. Actually, awesome doesn’t even begin ... Read on »
Bolognese Soup by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You read that title correctly. Just go with me on this one. I love tomato soup. Like really love it. Always have, although my preference from age 2 to about 22 wa ... Read on »
Raw by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living They saw art imitates life, but sometimes so do recipes. I made a raw cheesecake two weeks ago to take to a friends house for dinner but little did I know how sim ... Read on »
Vision by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was offered a seasonal position at the local lululemon athletica showroom in November that I couldn’t pass up. I was excited to work with two women whom I lo ... Read on »
Make me a winner! by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Okay, my narcissistic side is saying “Well, duh, I’m already a winner” but I’m savoring five seconds of local fame. My gluten-free gingerbread cake recipe is o ... Read on »
The Blues by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There is something about returning back to work and a somewhat normal schedule after the holidays that is always a let down. I love routine, more than most people, bu ... Read on »
Comfort Cake by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If there is one thing my Mother would tell you about me it is that I don’t like change. This is partially true, I’d like to think that I’m becoming more accepting ... Read on »
Goal. Crush. Repeat. by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m going to take this moment for a semi-wordless Wednesday. (Actual thought at this moment: “Do NOT trip on this bridge.”) (Why did I take ... Read on »
The quiet miles by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every Saturday morning begins the same way: alarm goes off at 6am, tea kettle heats up, eat something small, change into running clothes, lace up shoes, out th ... Read on »
Catch Up by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I walked into my best friend of ten years home on Saturday night to celebrate my second round of Thanksgiving. She welcomed me with open arms and greasy hands as I st ... Read on »
Thankful by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m having a hard time believing that it is actually the middle of November and that Thanksgiving is a week away. Where is my time going? ( photo credit ) ... Read on »
Zucchini Shrimp Scampi by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve had a vegetable spiralizer on my want list for a long time but couldn’t bring myself to buy one more kitchen thing. But leave it to my mom to find a great set of ... Read on »
Moto Pho Co by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Apparently I’m on a soup kick. After a long monday of work and volunteering with the PB&J Fund my friend (and chef) Courtenay headed to one of Cville’s newest restaur ... Read on »
Soup Swap by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve lucked out in surrounding myself with some wonderful people here in Charlottesville. I’m particularly lucky to have made a friend who to go running and train wit ... Read on »
That Awkward Moment – Talking About BSEs by IEatAsphalt Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living BSE – A breast self-exam. For the past two years in October I’ve posted about breast cancer in some form. This year, wounds aren’t quite so fresh. My Mom is offic ... Read on »