Jessica Goldman Foung is a 30-year-old freelance writer, born and raised in the Bay Area. She graduated from Stanford University in 2005 with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. And after a severe case of Lupus attacked her kidneys and brain, Jessica shifted professions to use her medical challenges as the muse of her career.
In 2009, she founded the blog, www.sodiumgirl.com, to capture her adventures in living a low-sodium life. Since then, Sodium Girl has been nominated as one of Saveur's "Best Food Blogs" and Jessica has written about low-sodium diets for the San Francisco Chronicle, Ladies Home Journal, Woman's Day, Shape, Living Without magazine, Arthritis Today magazine, CivilEats.com, Examiner.com, the Lupus Foundation of America, Alliance for Lupus Research, and Stanford Hospital. She currently partners with the National Kidney Foundation, American Heart Association, and Whole Foods Market on consumer education and recipe creation. She writes regularly for Huffington Post Living and Edible San Francisco. And she will begin teaching writing courses through the Stanford Continuing Studies program starting in the Spring, 2013.