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I’m Back-Fat!

I’m Back-Fat!

Well hello there internet, nice to see you again. I know its been a while, and I know that I should explain myself. You see, four months ago, I had a baby–Grover Amos Barker was born in September, three days after my birthday and cute as hell from the get go. Before that I was … Continue reading

Decisions Decisions

Decisions Decisions

Yesterday on a hike with my dog, Ruby, I saw a woman coming toward me. It was Zooey Deschanel, of the hit Fox TV sitcom, “The New Girl.” Well I just so happened to be listening to Zooey Deschanel’s band, She & Him, on my iPod. Within 5 seconds of this realization, I had an … Continue reading

Don’t Call it a Comeback

Don’t Call it a Comeback

Ahhh…hello again world. I’m back. Back from two glorious weeks in Italy. Back from pasta for lunch and pizza for dinner. Back from walking eight hours a day. Back from seeing some of the most beautiful sights in the world. Back home. And I’m glad to be home. I’ve learned that one of the benefits … Continue reading

Back to School

Back to School

That’s it, summer’s over. Well, not technically. The first day of fall isn’t until the end of September and here in Los Angeles, it’s definitely still hot as balls for several more weeks which is a stern reminder that summer is alive and well. And even though I am thankfully not returning to school, I’m … Continue reading

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Well, we made it through the Olympics. We made it through the tears and the fierce competition and the NBC promos for “Animal Kingdom.” And what did we learn? And I mean besides the fact that gymnastics is still my favorite and swimmers are still cute even when they’re weird and winky. I learned that … Continue reading

Losing it Live

Losing it Live

A short post today because I’m going to send you somewhere else. Yesterday I had the pleasure of spending some time with my Weight Watcher’s Leader, Lynn Kaufman. Lynn does a web radio show called “Losing it Live” and you can watch or listen to the broadcast here. We talk about everything – how I … Continue reading