Nobu’s Miso Black Cod

As soon as I saw Geri’s video on Instagram, I knew I had to try making Nobu’s Miso Black Cod at home! It’s shockingly simple, but it does take some prep work. I had to source a few ingredients that my local stores didn’t have available (online anyway), and you have to let the fish marinate for about 24 hours, so plan accordingly.

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Friday Finds || Vol. 4, Week 22

Ugh. What a fucking week. Saying “Happy Friday” seems disingenuous as I have tears streaming down my face while sitting down to write this post (late on Thursday night), so maybe TGIF is a better greeting. It’s been a very emotionally exhausting week! ( /month /year ) Learning of Margot’s leukemia diagnosis last weekend, right after one of my best friend’s learning one of her family members has cancer and less than a few months to live the week before that, topped with all of the absolutely disgusting new of injustice this week. (And the week before that, and the week before that, and the week before that…)

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The D Word

I thought about naming this post “The Big D.” As a kid, I always remember this country song playing on the radio in my baby sitter’s car.. “I’m going to the big D and don’t mean Dallas.” (He was actually talking about divorce in the song.) But as an adult, The Big D has a whole different meaning, haha.

But today I want to talk about a whole different D… A word that’s somehow even more taboo to talk about — depression. It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot where it’s true meaning is diminished (“OMG, so depressing!”), but it also has quite the stigma, and a reputation that can be confusing.

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Medicated

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, something that I’m extremely passionate about and something that’s very near and dear to my heart, so I didn’t want to let the month slip away without touching on this subject. A few months ago, I shared how I manage my anxiety, and I mentioned that I started taking medicine to help manage it earlier this year.

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