15 Findings From The Lancet Report

We found that improvement of diet could potentially prevent one in every five deaths globally. Our findings show that, unlike many other risk factors, dietary risks affected people regardless of age, sex, and sociodemographic development of their place of residence.

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Richie Crowley
I'm Sorry For Being Proud Of You

I do not say I am proud of you to anyone but myself. I may say I am proud of us, if we have accomplished something together, but under any other circumstance I am not saying I am proud of you. What I do say is that ‘I admire you’ or ‘you inspire me’. I am telling my people ‘I am in awe of you’, ‘you motivate me’, or simply ‘congratulations.’

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Richie Crowley
Dear Body, It Wasn't Love At First Sight

I say I love and admire animals but I don’t sit there picking apart the wrinkles on an elephant, the stripes of a tiger, the dry skin shed by a snake, the dirt on a pig. I just fucking love them and admire how they are who they are completely. Why can’t I just love you that way? For being an animal. Should I stop calling you a human and just call you an animal?

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Richie Crowley
I Have 73 Years Left To Live

We are mortal beings. Life is not void of tragedy and unfortunately, we do not have tomorrow’s newspaper to confirm our existence. For me, mortality is the original motivator. I only have 73 years left to live. It’s not worth it for me to delay action, nor do I see the value in building someone else’s dream. Someone else’s house. I am meant to build my dream house.

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Richie Crowley