More on Alyssa:Finally, in all my 26 years, I am settling into my skin. Finding love in my (most wonderful) boyfriend, the places we visit, the food we cook and the time we share, I know what it means to find a passion.
Having just recently (early 2011) delved into mindful eating, I find myself pulling towards a vegan lifestyle. While I do, from time to time, enjoy sushi or a slice of cheesecake while out on the town, I primarly cook vegan foods in my kitchen - and I have noticed a huge difference in my energy levels, my mood, my focus, and overall health.
Besides cooking, I love to travel and explore. I believe there is no greater way to spend life than taking in as much of the world as you can during this short time you are given. Doing things for the experience and making memories is how you shape your life, your love, and sets a path for the future. In short, "we can't live if we're too afraid to die".
My other hobbies/interests inclue: fitness, wines/beer/spirits, music festivals, poetry and short story composition, camping/wilderness survival, bellydancing, gemstones, civil liberties, watching the Buffalo Sabres, watching the Buffalo Bills, and marveling in the natural world.
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