I´m finally doing this! I bought the Cannabis kit on December 2020, and it took a while to set it up. My kit has a name by the way, Kitlandia. I´m starting with 10 Somango seeds. -It´s a cross between the Jack Herer and Big Skunk. -Indica-dominant hybrid. – 75% Indica / 25% Sativa. I never tried Somango before. Until very recently I would only … Continue reading First time growing indoors cannabis
There are different definitions of self-sabotage, but the one that impacted me the most was this one: “The act of destroying or damaging something deliberately so that it does not work correctly” That is how I feel about myself when it comes to relationships or getting involved emotionally with someone, I always fuck it up. There is something about my behavior that changes, and it … Continue reading Do you self-sabotage?
It was the first time I tried the products from Beyond Meat. It’s sold only in one supermarket in Barcelona, which I never used because it sells mostly meat. It was pricey, but I was very high when I got them and didn’t bother too much. As I cook only for one, it was enough for three meals. 1st Meal: First time I salted the … Continue reading Different ideas to make plant-based mince
So it was my roommate’s birthday, and I wanted to try this for a while. To give a collage as a present, where the person chooses the images, and I represent something afterward. This is how it started. I have images already cut, kept in different boxes, so it is very easy to choose. A joint and Apolo are always part of the picture. . Continue reading Making a collage as a present for someone with images I recycle and they choose
I wanted to do something vegan, easy, cheap and fast. The first time I tried to make hummus and tahini was unsuccessful. The tahini was too strong and the hummus too dry. So I continued to buy the processed hummus. I´m really trying to cook more, save money, use less plastic, all of it. So I tried again. The second time was delicious👏 I was … Continue reading Making Hummus and tahini for the second time – Quick vegan snack
I think about Chip often, and I ask myself if maybe I overreacted. The thing is that he made me feel upset. I needed something from someone who couldn´t give me more or didn´t want to. I´m always telling my friends to surround themselves with people who have a positive effect on their lives. Sometimes we need to listen to ourselves when we advise others. … Continue reading What if…?
First, I had Netflix for a couple of years until I was bored of it. Then I subscribed for the free trial for HBO, and after the first month, I decided to keep it. During 2020 and the Covid surprise, I ended up having both at the same time. Last December, I was trying to save money as well as using my time in a … Continue reading Netflix, HBO or Amazon Video Prime?
This month was full of ups and downs, emotionally speaking.We are very busy at work, but the moving of location is not fully confirmed yet, and we can all feel the stress in the air. We are still closed to the students and continue the online lessons until Feb 7th. However, it looks like a lockdown is coming, Covid cases in Spain continue to increase. … Continue reading The Ups and Downs of January 2021
So my oven is super old and non-reliable, so I have to use different cooking methods. This time I mixed the following ingredients:-2 cups of spelt wheat flour-1 cup of almond milk-1 teaspoon of hemp seeds-1 teaspoon of walnuts-1 teaspoon of crushed seeds (chia, flax, black and white sesame)-1 teaspoon of brown sugar-2 spoons of dark chocolate pipes I wanted to use peanut butter and … Continue reading Making vegan cookies on a Pan
I have to admit that the outcome was not 100% right, but they were still delicious! I followed this recipe: https://www.foodiewithfamily.com/cauliflower-wings/ There´s two reasons why my outcome was not well: First, I had to mix flour, water, salt, and granulated garlic, and add the cauliflower florets into the bowl to gently toss to coat thoroughly, but I didn´t do that, nor spread the florets out … Continue reading First attempt at making vegan cauliflower teriyaki wings
I´m not usually hungry when I wake up, and most of the times I´m in a hurry. Before, I used to have a coffee and a croissant while going to work, now I found a much healthier routine. Having a smoothie for breakfast has made a huge positive change in my day, especially since I started to eat 98% vegan. I tried different flavors’, but … Continue reading My quick and nutritious vegan breakfast
If you check out this post https://lacatalove.com/2021/01/21/man-can-easily-give-me-a-fucking-headache/ , I was upset about this guy’s behavior, and I made the conscious decision to let him go. Instead of feeling sorry for myself, because one more time I got attracted to the wrong guy, I put all those emotions into a collage. Step 1: First I found a big piece of hard material that I have been … Continue reading Using your disappointment in a creative way
I´m always asking myself this type of question. I was depressed for many years and it was difficult to enjoy life in general. Now that I´m older, I found many tools that help me appreciate life and I don´t feel depressed anymore. However, I´m always analyzing my behavior, is like constantly checking for red flags, in case that feeling becomes overwhelming again. So whenever something … Continue reading Why do we do the things we do?
I liked this guy, but he is too complicated and he is giving me a headache. I don´t quite understand his behavior, but is definitely passive aggressive. He doesn´t say no to see me, but he is always too busy to arrange a day and makes sure to emphasize how little important I ‘am. If you want to see someone, you make the time for … Continue reading Man can easily give me a fucking headache
Back in 2010, after working at Ski Resorts for 6 years doing winters back-to-back, I decided it was time for some sunshine. I had a degree in Hospitality management, so I thought it could be fun to work at a hotel. I applied as an intern and I got the internship in a beautiful island in the Florida Keys. The place was huge, with hotel … Continue reading The Female Barry
I don’t usually make vegan burgers, I buy them at the supermarket, but I really want to start cutting on processed food. Vegan burgers are a challenge for me, I usually failed at getting the right texture. So the burgers will end up like a scrambled or worst. This time I decided to go with these ingredients: 1cup red lentils 2 1⁄2cups water 1⁄2teaspoon salt 1tablespoon olive oil 1⁄2medium onion … Continue reading Making Vegan burgers
I was raised with meat, especially red one. Never thought about not eating meat until my twenties. Living in different countries allowed me to try different ways of feeding myself. It took me many years to stop eating meat. It began gradually, simply because I couldn´t afford the good stuff. Barbecues are key in my culture. For many years, it was a special treat for … Continue reading From eating steaks like a mother fucker to being 95% vegan
A couple of years ago, I either didn’t have any breakfast or I had a coffee with a croissant. I didn’t really pay attention to it. Since I started to cut the meat, I realized I needed to eat better throughout the day to feel more energy. During 2020 lockdown, after spending so many months at home, my breakfast routine started to change. These are … Continue reading My vegan breakfast
So December 2020 was a bit of an emotional rollercoaster, but not in a negative way. I created the Worldpress account on a Saturday and by Sunday I had the website live. I started to write very personal posts, I felt like a fucking machine. I guess that´s what its like to feel inspired. All sort of things were coming out, like stories from 10 … Continue reading Get out of your comfort zone
DECEMBER 14th 2020 After thinking about it for ever, I decided that I was going to finish 2020 with my cannabis kit. It took me a while to find the one I wanted and that I could afford. I finally placed the order. I received 3 big boxes, got everything out and got a bit worried as this was definitely out of my comfort zone. … Continue reading Figuring out how to set up my Cannabis Kit
During weekends in Barcelona only essential stores are open. The lockdown is getting more strict here. There´s not much to do socially speaking anymore. I´ve been very active lately with my collages. This one was done in 1 day. I started on Friday night and finished it today, Saturday afternoon. Continue reading What to do when you are in lockdown again
I´m obsessed with my pantry, for real. I recycle all of my glass jars, and sometimes recycle the packaging of the food as well. I cut the name of it and I tape it on the jar. I like having a combination of different things in my pantry, so I add different types of food easily and fast. I add a teaspoon of my mix … Continue reading My pantry obsession – Shelf one
I’m talking about something very specific, our friend who visits us every month. Each time is different, some months I don’t have any pain, my emotions are in place and some months is a Greek tragedy. January feels that way. The physical pain is bearable, but my emotions are out of balance. I feel like nothing makes sense and is really hard to leave my … Continue reading It’s difficult being a woman
In my pantry I have different types of flours, is fun to try the same recipe with different ingredients and compare. Making easy pizza -1 cup of whole grain flour with 1/4 cup of rye flour. -1 cup of water. -1 teaspoon of crashed seeds -1 teaspoon of salt. Let it rest for half an hour. After kneading the dough, I put it in the … Continue reading Mixing my left-overs of flour – Vegan pizza and vegan naan
What I´m talking about is when you meet someone you like and things look to flow well. You get a bit excited and I´m all in when it comes to fantasize my entire life with that person. I have a big imagination. On the outside, I will never admit this. I don´t show myself as someone who needs anyone. However, in my fantasies, I do. … Continue reading The process of cutting him off
So these are 3 meals on a road, I cook for 1 person and usually in small portions. Vegan Lunch Finally I found some vegan sausages! It is made of soy and wheat. I was too excited about it! I´m a huge fan of the griller. I grilled zucchini, garlic, vegan sausage and some whole grain bread with hummus and vegan cheese on it. I … Continue reading My vegan lunch, dinner and lunch again…
Is very cold in Barcelona and we are in lockdown again. I used to feel guilty if I stayed in the whole weekend, but now I have the perfect excuse. This collage has been “on hold” for months, because from one collage, 2 more were created! First, I taped a piece of cardboard on the wall. This was recycle from the packaging from my protein … Continue reading Rainy freezing Saturday during a third lockdown
Of course, that when I’m not high I´m much faster and sharp, but overall I can manage to do anything. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t drive or put myself or others at risk. But I talk about the everyday routines, walks, cooking, cleaning, doing my collages, doing laundry. All those activities that you know by heart already. However, sometimes I wonder how much weed … Continue reading I´m a highly-functional smoker
These are also flour and gluten free! It got my attentions because it has turmeric. The recipe today came from https://www.asaucykitchen.com/turmeric-snack-bites/ I mixed all these ingredients: 1/2 cup crushed walnuts 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1 cup of shredded medjool dates 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder Scoop out 1 tablespoon of the mixture and roll into little balls. … Continue reading Vegan Snacks for today
I try to keep it simple but with nutritional value, making sure I´m getting vitamins, minerals and vegan protein. A lunch for me would be something like this: First I grilled firm tofu with onion, and zucchini. On a separate pan I toasted a piece of rye bread. I cut some cherries and cucumber. I used parsley to season the onions and garlic, white pepper … Continue reading Quick Ideas for Vegan Food and Vegan Protein
So today I was going back to work after the Christmas holidays. I was having mix feelings. On one hand I was happy to go back, but on the other hand I was feeling super lazy. Is very cold in Barcelona. Who doesn’t love staying in bed in winter? This is the first time ever I have a part time job and I’m definitely underpay. … Continue reading Starting 2021
I never wanted to tell my parents I was molested when I was a child. I tried to protect them from the pain. A therapist once asked me: “Who was protecting young Cata love when the abuse was happening?”. I was the child and they were the adults. She said I kept inverting the roles. I kept it as a secret for so many years. … Continue reading Blogging is saving me thousands on therapy