Tagged with diets

Part 5: Wanting to Want to Lose Weight

Part 5: Wanting to Want to Lose Weight

I’m at a party. The party is made up of women I have known for a lot of years. They are all smart, capable women, and they are all thin and gorgeous. Most of them are fit as a fiddle too. They are, in fact, perfect with no problems or insecurities that jump up half-way … Continue reading

But This is Hard

But This is Hard

Spoiler Alert: If you are currently in The Initial Commitment Surge I wrote about last week, then please refrain from reading this article. This article contains spoilers about what you might be feeling one day and if you do not yet feel this way, you risk being dangerously tainted by the realities that lie ahead. … Continue reading

Part 2: The Initial Commitment Surge

Part 2: The Initial Commitment Surge

Grocery shopping. New recipe searches. Cooking. Walks. Picky ordering at restaurants. You are on top of it. You are in the zone. Everything is new and blossoming with possibility. You can’t believe you didn’t do this sooner! By the end of day one, you feel better. You ate well, you moved your body and you … Continue reading

Lord Chocolamort

Lord Chocolamort

You guys my pantry is talking to me again. And my refrigerator. And my delivery menus. Oh boy. It’s been a long week. Sometimes I just want to eat. I want to eat a lot of something. And that something is most likely sugar based–the sweet or salty variety will do as long as there’s … Continue reading

The Zen Forage Dash

The Zen Forage Dash

Well, life continues to be busy for me this week. And while I do still eat from my fully stocked freezer, I’ll admit to dipping into my wallet and eating out in order to feed myself when needed. This week, it was a splurge dinner in between meetings to one of my favorite local restaurants … Continue reading

Fat Cow

Fat Cow

Yesterday I decided to treat myself to lunch. I had just gotten out of my improv class and had some errands to run at The Grove (which is an obnoxious word for “outdoor mall” here in LA) so I decided to check out some of the new restaurants there I’d been hearing about. After being … Continue reading

Super Spread Super Bowl

Super Spread Super Bowl

Was that not one of the best Super Bowls since the 49ers actually won, or what? Yeah, I was pretty bummed at the end when our rookie quarterback did not pull through. But there was so much awesome leading up to the awful that the party at my house still had an amazing time. Except … Continue reading

The Bouncy House Workout

The Bouncy House Workout

What’s better than a party on the weekend? A party with a bounce house! In celebration of my newly-four-year-old buddy’s birthday, his awesome mom and dad sequestered a bouncy house for him. Is it bounce house or bouncy house? I’m not sure, so I’ll use both. I had already asked for “adult swim” time in … Continue reading