I was going to write today, but I’ve been fighting off another cold. The problem with me getting out of the house more is that I have a shite immune system and therefore am more exposed to nastiness. And it’s like 12x worse when I’m stressed out.
I need a fic where Supergirl and Livewire exchange hate mail regularly…
Kara randomly just receives a postcard from hawaii or new zealand or france saying: Saw you get beat up on the news… your form is off… coming for ya blondie…
Livewire always hangs around long enough to get return mail, usually on the back of a gaudy greeting card that Kara found in some back alley gift shop, filled with a really bad pun and a quip about Supergirl being in top shape…
Then once a year, they meet up… beat the absolute crap out of each other, then part ways…
2 weeks later, Kara receives another postcard from Tahiti… bet you wish you were here instead of in a hospital bed… that was a nasty fall you took… shame you’re bulletproof…
B1: Maintains healthy hair,
nails and skin and aids in mental focus and brain function. -Nutritional yeast, pine nuts, soymilk, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, green
peas, asparagus, most beans, rice bran, watermelon, whole grains, macadamia
nuts, artichokes, coriander.
B12: Red blood cell production, needed for optimal brain function to prevent
depression and mania. Aids in digestion and improves iron uptake. -Fortified almond milk, fortified cereals, spirulina, vegan protein powder
and nutritional yeast. I just take a B12 tablet J
B2: Converts food to energy, maintains healthy hair, nails and skin. Aids in
mental focus and brain function. -Whole grains, almonds, sesame seeds, spinach, fortified soy milk, mushrooms,
quinoa, buckwheat and prunes.
B3: Converts food to energy, maintains healthy hair, nails and skin. Aids in
mental focus and brain function. -Chili powder, peanuts, peanut butter, rice bran, mushrooms, barley,
potatoes, tomatoes, millet, chia seeds, whole grains, wild rice, buckwheat,
green peas, avocados, and sunflower seeds.
B5: Converts food to energy, maintains healthy hair, nails and skin. Aids in
mental focus and brain function. -Nutritional yeast, paprika, mushrooms, sunflower seeds, whole grains,
broccoli, avocados, tomatoes, soy milk, rice bran and sweet potatoes.
B6: Aids in maintaining homeostasis, prevents anxiety by helping the amino acid
tryptophan to convert to niacin and serotonin for healthy nerve function. Also
helps ensure a healthy sleep cycle, appetite, and mood. Helps with red blood cell
production and immune function. - Almonds, chia seeds, peanuts, sweet potatoes, peanut butter, onions,
oats, tomatoes, carrots and walnuts.
B7: Converts food to energy,
helps reduce blood sugar by synthesizing glucose, helps make and break down
fatty acids needed for healthy hair, skin and nails. -
Almonds, chia seeds, peanuts, peanut butter, sweet potatoes, oats, onions,
tomatoes, carrots and walnuts.
Folate: Merges with B12 and Vitamin C to utilize proteins and is essential for
healthy brain development and for healthy red blood cell formation. - Spinach, beans, lentils, asparagus, lettuce, tomatoes, broccoli,
avocados, mangoes, oranges, whole grains, basil, peanuts, artichokes, peanut
butter, cantaloupe, walnuts, flax seeds, sesame seeds, cauliflower, sunflower
seeds, peas, celery, hazelnuts, and chestnuts.
Vitamin A: Keeps skin healthy, improves immune system function and aids in the
production of healthy blood and cellular function. - All leafy greens, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, winter squash,
wheatgrass, grapefruit, cantaloupe, red bell peppers, orange bell peppers, and
Vitamin C: Helps fight inflammation, improves your mood, and helps fight off
diseases and colds. Beneficial for skin, hair and nails and supports natural
collagen function in the body. - All leafy greens, all vegetables, all fruits, chestnuts, goji berries.
Oranges, lemons, limes and fortified orange juice are the best sources.
Vitamin D: Helps with bone
health, digestive health, overall metabolic health, and important in preventing
muscle weakness, cancer and depression. -
All types of mushrooms, fortified cereals, almond milk, soy milk and the sun!!
Vitamin E: Protects your skin, fights the look of aging. It’s a powerful fat
soluble antioxidant that helps protect cell membranes against damaged caused by
free radicals. Helps with cholesterol. -
All nuts, all seeds, avocado, spinach, rice bran, wheat germ, whole grains,
broccoli, mango, tomatoes, kiwi fruit, swiss chard, olives, mustard greens and
Vitamin K: Helps with blood clotting to prevent excessive bleeding. Also helps
prevent blood clots. Important for protecting our bones and prevents easy
breaks and fractures. -Kale, spinach, romaine lettuce, swiss chard, parsley, Brussel sprouts, broccoli,
cabbage, blueberries, prunes, grapes and raspberries.
Calcium: For bone building, as well as responsible for proper muscle
contraction, maintenance of the heartbeat and transmission of nerve impulses. -Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, kale,
sweet potato, chickpeas (hummus), lentils, pinto beans, black beans, kidney
beans, fortified almond milk, fortified soy milk, whole wheat, fortified orange
juice, orange and raisins.
Copper: Helps with bone and connective tissue production. Also helps produce
melanin. Without it you can cause osteoporosis, joint pain, lowered immunity
and helps absorb iron. -Kale, mushrooms, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, cashews, sesame seeds,
chickpeas, prunes, avocado, and tofu.
Iron: Needed to make proteins, such as hemoglobin and myoglobin in the blood.
It helps carry oxygen from our lungs to our tissues. Iron rich foods should be
eaten with foods high in Vitamin C to help with absorption. -Molasses,
dark leafy greens like kale and spinach, tofu, whole grains, beans, nuts and
Important nutrient for a host of regular enzymatic functions throughout your
body. Helps with energy, insomnia, irritability, anxiety, lack of energy and
fatigue, joint pain, low blood sugar, lack of concentration and PMS. -Oats, almonds, cashews, cocoa and cacao, seeds, all leafy greens, bananas,
sweet potatoes, whole grains, beans and brown rice.
Manganese: Required by the body for proper enzyme functioning, nutrient
absorption, wound healing and bone development. -Hazelnuts, pecans, walnuts, almonds, cashews,
pistachios, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, sesame and flax seeds, whole wheat
bread, tofu and beans.
Phosphorus: Required for proper cell functioning, regulation of calcium, strong
bones and teeth, making of ATP, and helps with anemia, muscle pain, bone
formation and weakened immune system. -Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, sesame seeds, flax seeds, Brazil
nuts, tofu, beans and lentils.
Potassium: Important mineral for the proper function of all cells, tissues and
organs in the human body. Helps with your nervous system and shin splints or
locked toes. -Lima beans, swiss chard, sweet potato, potatoes, soy milk, spinach, avocado,
lentils, pinto beans and coconut water.
Selenium: Mineral that is needed in small amounts by the body to help regulate
the thyroid hormones and support a healthy immune system. It is also an
antioxidant that protects cells from damage due to free radicals. -Mushrooms, couscous, whole wheat pasta, rice, oats, Brazil nuts, sunflower
seeds, tofu and beans.
Sodium: Needed for proper muscle contractions, nerve transmissions, maintaining
pH balance and hydration. -Everything has sodium, don’t worry about this one. If you use table salt, you
are good. (But don’t use too much or it will cause bloating). Drink lots of
water when consuming sodium. Zinc:
Helps your body with carbohydrate metabolism, efficient production of
testosterone to prevent estrogen dominance, helps enhance skin and nails, helps
enhance your sense of smell, healthy growth, healthy eyesight, wound healing
and your immune system. -Beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, oats, wheat germ, and nutritional yeast.
“you’re going to love the school, piper!” “yeah, but if you’re not in slytherin we’re gonna have to disown you.” “…w-wait, what?” “drew, no.”
this was originally gonna be part of a huge comic but i don’t have the time/patience to draw the sorting hat that many times :/ so here’s silena and drew, welcoming their lil’ sister piper to slytherin!
some simple (but effective) tips when your skin is not cooperating
hi friends, here are some tips i’ve learned over the years that help me keep my skin in check. feel free to add any tips that have benefitted you :)
wash your pillow case! this one can really be overlooked. i change/wash my pillow case once or twice a week, even when i don’t wash my sheets. this really helps makeup and bacteria from building up
probiotics. i know some of these supplements can be pricey, but if you can get your hands on some they are magic! i take one everyday. they support healthy gut flora which helps nourish skin, hair, and nails. you can also get probiotics from fermented foods like miso, kimchi, and sauerkraut.
vitamin c. so i started taking vitamin c supplements two weeks ago when i was trying to fight off a cold. the next week, i couldn’t believe how much my skin texture had improved. vitamin c is essential for the production of collagen and elastin that keeps skin toned and firm. it also helps regenerate vitamin e in the body (also super good for our skin)!!!
eat more foods with vitamin e. foods like avocados, almonds, olives, spinach, peaches, and tomatoes will make your skin v happy.
take your makeup off before a workout. i know this one seems so obvious but i honestly just started doing this. normally, i would go to the gym right after class when i still had makeup on. i don’t wear liquid foundation, but i would conceal or powder some areas. recently though, i’ve been going to the gym right when i wake up while my face is nice and clean and i think letting my pores breathe and sweat without the makeup on has helped so much!
reduce dairy consumption. for the past week or two, i unconsciously cut out a good majority of the dairy products i typically eat. even though this was unintentional, i began to notice that my skin was looking much more clear. conventional dairy products at the grocery store can contain antibiotics or added hormones that spike insulin in the body, causing breakouts. it can also lead to a rise in oil production that will fuel the breakouts. experimenting to see if this helps your skin could definitely be beneficial!
do not touch your face ever ever..never. just don’t touch your face. you may think your hands are clean but better safe than sorry.
sanitize your phone. !!!! think about this bc i think a lot of people forget but there is so much bacteria on that thing. clean your phone screen to reduce the bacteria that could come in contact with your face!
A/N: howdy! this one was requested ((ty you so much for this request honestly!! pls send in more if you have any!!) and I hope I brought your idea to life. I added a bit of a backstory to add some fluff but I’m pretty happy with how it turned out so idk ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
request: “Can you do a Bucky imagine where the reader has superpowers and she accidentally breaks Bucky’s metal arm by her powers or they have super strength and accidentally slammed his arm in a door or something like that. And reader feels super bad and sits with Bucky has Tony fixes his arm and the reader won’t stop apologizing and it ends in fluff”
pairing: Bucky Barnes x reader
warnings: slight angst idk – more like banter?? Two implied swear words. One swear word. Bit of second hand embarrassment and rejection
word count: 5.8k (wowza, idk is it better to do longer imagines or short and snappy ones?? lemme know pls)
Sluggishly, you dragged
your slipper clad feet across the floor, slapping a hand over your mouth as you
yawned loudly. You felt the comforter from your bed trailing behind you as you
held it around your body, resembling a makeshift cape. You were sure you looked
like a mess; you could feel your hair falling messily out of the bun you had
strategically placed it in last night, your pyjama top slipping off your
shoulders and you were certain that there were prominent bags lining your eyes.
Smiling lazily, you mumbled a small “good morning” to Steve and Natasha who
were fumbling in the kitchen preparing their breakfast. They returned your
greeting, both however, seemingly much more awake than you were. Not bothering
to suppress your sigh, you nudged Steve with your shoulder as you walked
“Remind me again: why the
hell do we need to wake up at an ungodly hour to practice punching each other?”
You groggily mumble, your voice laced with sleep, narrowing your eyes when
Steve laughed at you.
Title: Sometime Around Midnight Author: cherrystreet Pairing: Harry/Louis Where: ao3 Word Count: 3k Rating: Mature Status: Complete Summary: It’s a Tuesday evening when Louis hears that the band is in town. It’s poor timing, really; he has precisely a thousand and one documents to catch up on for work, his flat needs a desperate cleaning that he’s put off for weeks, and he’s been fighting off a cold since Friday that finally seems to be winning. He stares at the band’s flyer posted online - a bleak announcement that they’re back for one night only at their old stomping ground, a shit time slot right around midnight - and he gives it about 90 seconds before he’s leaping off the couch, looking for his wallet.
Or, Louis is trying to get over his ex, and he thinks that paying their favourite band a visit might help bring him some closure.