Getting my Sketch On

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I am started writing this post several months ago when I thought the following day I was headed to Fit Foot. I was not, nor would I make there for a few months. Fit Foot is a place I would lovingly describe as a sketchy massage place. Confession: I love these places. When I lived in Brooklyn, there was a sketchy place down the street from where I lived, on my block, thirty feet away. I frequented this place quite a bit. I love them because they are super affordable, clean and decidedly not sketchy. They are not your regular spa, there is no Enya, there are no scented candles it is a just a utilitarian place to get a massage. So when I moved to Chicago, I was wondering how I was going to get my sketchy massage on? Continue reading

Cheap Thrills: Beech Wood Bath Bar Dish

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Whole Truth Solutions Beech Wood Bath Bar Dish  $5.00

I originally got this for my Lush King of Skin Moisture Bar, after I ignored the advice of the Lush folks to keep this either out of the shower or to keep it in a dish in the shower. I ignored their advice and the moisture bar quickly dwindled down to nothing way to quickly for its price tag (I’m slightly smarter with the moisture bar and I now keep it outside of the shower, and so far its lasted twice as long). Nevertheless, I still had this soap dish without a purpose. Continue reading

Get Back Into It

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Solanpas Pain Relieving Patch, $5.99 

Aside from the very cool striped down packaging, this stuff works. The other night, I had the worst, the worst back pain, something I generally do not experience, but my lack of working out and my epic fall off the yoga train, plus studying all day in the worlds most uncomfortable stool, has taken its toll. Continue reading