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Momma Risko

Chapmanville, West Virginia
Ok, I'm a junior in high school.  I've attempted veganism two times, and have given it up for good. Meat and cheese are my true love [haha], but I now appreciate veggies and fruits more than I would have if I hadn't been vegan. This school year is beyond stressful, causing me to gain 20 pounds. I try my best to stay on track and avoid eating too much, but when I spend 3 hours an evening doing homework, it's hard to find time to exercise. Yoga and cardio have been my best... Full Bio
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My First Fast: Finished by Momma Risko Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It is complete. Sometime yesterday evening (my official one day mark), I did not crave junk food anymore and began eating again with an egg white and green pepper. It was go ... Read on »
My First Fast: Hour 15 by Momma Risko Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've done very well so far, way better than what I expected of myself. I have no willpower when it comes to food, but I haven't been hungry anyway. Today was fairly easy tho ... Read on »
My First Fast: The Beginning by Momma Risko Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After researching the benefits of fasting, I have decided to attempt it, starting right now (Feb 9th, 2010 @ 7:13pm). My goal is to stick to my strict diet of what the food ... Read on »
My new project: Chapmanville Regional High School by Momma Risko Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is my school, Chapmanville Regional High School, the result of a recent consolidation of Harts High School and Chapmanville High School. For the first time, I wa ... Read on »
What is the psychology behind food cravings? by Momma Risko 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating I am aware that the foods you are familiar with, like what you ate a lot as a kid, is normally your comfort food as an adult. Once every few months, I get the strongest, most ... Read on »
Are vegetables not as healthy as they seem due to their high amount of sugar? by Momma Risko 4 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating I've lost 10 pounds in the past three weeks by eating what the food pyramid reccommends and exercising more. As a result, I'm eating way more vegetables now than ever before ... Read on »
Should I be worried? by Momma Risko 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Relationships & Sex So, I'm on birth control and have been for about a year (probably a little longer) and everytime me and my boyfriend have sex, I make him use a condom just in case.  Well, t ... Read on »
What are the best foods to eat that help cure a hangover? by Momma Risko Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating I never have hangovers, but right now, I am in desperate need. lmao.  I'm eating strawberries and blueberries right now; they're helping alright.   any advice? Read on »
Does race or nationality play a role in the size of a man's...anatomy? by Momma Risko Posted in: Questions & Answers in Relationships & Sex Just wondering because my fiance is half-Arabian and is uh, well equipped.  He also has very noticable Middle Eastern features. Am I right or just naive? haha Read on »
Brown rice takes longer to boil? by Momma Risko 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Cooking I thought I'd turn to a healthier alternative to bread every now and then...so I tried boiling brown rice with some veggies.  The veggies were alright, but after all the wat ... Read on »
What are symptoms of PTSD? by Momma Risko 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Stress Management As far as I understand, PTSD is common in veterans and some trauma victims.  But how do you know if someone has it? Read on »
I need healthier ways to relieve stress, please. by Momma Risko 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Stress Management Alright, I'm sure you always hear (if you go/have been to church) that when times are tough, people turn to Jesus and when everything is ok that they forget about Him.  Well ... Read on »
TVP Vegetable Protein? by Momma Risko 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Vegan What is its primary use?  Can you use it as a substitute for breadcrumbs? Read on »
TVP Vegetable Protein? by Momma Risko Posted in: Questions & Answers in Vegan Can you use it as a substitute for breadcrumbs or something similiar?  What is it primarily used for? Read on »
I'm sorry if this is a dumb question, but... by Momma Risko 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Relationships & Sex are there condoms that come bigger than magnums?  There's a reason for the madness, but I'd rather not discuss.  Just answer please? hehe <3 Read on »
Why?? by Momma Risko 5 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Mental Health For the last month or so, I have been terribly impatient and pessimisstic.  I still have happy moments, but it seems as if something always comes along to ruin it.  It worsene ... Read on »
Why do I get tiny, random, perfectly round bruises on my legs? by Momma Risko 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Skin Health Lately, I have had small, almost perfectly round bruises appear randomly on my knees and calves.  They're only about 4 or 5 millimeters in diameter.  My mother said it was f ... Read on »