I had been mentally preparing myself to go two months without a proper gym while studying abroad in London. I was 200% sure I was going to gain at least 5-10 solid pounds while eating, drinking my face off, and not working out as rigorously as I had been while in the States. I was okay with that.
Growing up in a city with no strict food and health restrictions or regulations, Mexico fed me with greasy delicious “antojitos” (cravings) that many people have come to stereotype as sickening and dangerous for one’s health. Living in the U.S. and going back and forth to Mexico has made me think of the relationship between culture and food. Continue reading “How food shapes more than your body”