Karina Fontes

Karina Fontes

What is your name and where are you currently?  

Karina Fontes and i’m in Los Angeles


Are you where you normally live?



What are you currently reading?

Two books 1) “Audition” by Michael Shurtleff and “Becoming Supernatural” Dr. Joe dispenza


What are you currently watching?

Watching The Sopranos, Recently watcher “Network and Whiplash”


What are you currently listening to?

Changes but daily lots of disco to keep me sane :)


What have you been eating the most? Do you have a recipe to share?

I’ve been eating this Raddichio sardine dill salad with lemon and olive oil! it’s super easy to assemble and delicious

- 1 Head of Raddichio

- Can of sardines (Fresh water, or in Olive oil)

- One lemon

- Handful of dill

- 1 tbsp of Olive oil

- Pinch of Celtic salt ( because sardines already taste salty )


How are you moving your body/exercising?

Moving with dancing, stretching lots of walking :)


What’s one thing you keep wanting to do but just can’t get yourself to do?



If you’re buying anything, what is it?

Fresh produce!!


What’s one new thing you started doing big or small since this all happened?

I love learning so continuing to learn Italian and brushing up on my Spanish

-Reading a ton


What’s the thing you find most challenging about quarantine?

I just miss being out because I love people. I love the interaction and the excitement when you go out to a restaurant or a movie theatre. I miss people.


Has there been a silver lining to it for you?

Connecting more with yourself and with others, moving slower


Have you connected with old friends?

Yes! It’s been so inspiring and beautiful seeing how people come together in a time like this


Our lifestyles have shifted a lot, is there anything you’ll keep doing on the other side of all this?

Definitely continue reading in the bath and leaving my phone in the kitchen while I sleep


Tell me about your evening routine!

Evening routine has been going for a walk while catching up with a friend on the phone, check in on someone, listen to my Italian podcast. Making dinner, watching a movie on Criterion Collection. Drawing a bath and reading till I get tired.


And your morning one too!

Mornings I will meditate, stretch my body like a baby, breakfast, emails.


What’s one way big or small that you’ve been helping others?

I’ve been volunteering 1-2x a week with the red cross and L.A.U.S.D distributing food for the children and their families. Leaving cookies I baked on friends doorsteps.


Do you know of any good charities or causes people could donate to?

-LA Food bank

-Core Response (Core is working with The LA mayor office in the Los Angeles fire department to provide free testing for Covid – 19)

-Direct Relief (Improving the health and lives of people affected by poverty and disaster)


What one thought keeps you sane?

Knowing everything is temporary


What one thing can’t you wait to do?

Hug and kiss people! Going to my favorite restaurants, and the movie theatres


Who has been the most interesting/unexpected person you’ve spoken with since this started?

an old friend from Brazil


What’s one thing you’re grateful for?


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