First time growing indoors cannabis

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

Do you self-sabotage?

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?

Making a collage as a present for someone with images I recycle and they choose

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

Making Hummus and tahini for the second time – Quick vegan snack

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

The Ups and Downs of January 2021

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

Making vegan cookies on a Pan

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

First attempt at making vegan cauliflower teriyaki wings

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

Using your disappointment in a creative way

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

Why do we do the things we do?

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?

Man can easily give me a fucking headache

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

Making Vegan burgers

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

From eating steaks like a mother fucker to being 95% vegan

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

Mixing my left-overs of flour – Vegan pizza and vegan naan

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

Rainy freezing Saturday during a third lockdown

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

I´m a highly-functional smoker

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

Vegan Snacks for today

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

Quick Ideas for Vegan Food and Vegan Protein

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

Blogging is saving me thousands on therapy

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