I’m feeling like a winner. I’ve done DietBet a lot of times, because staying healthy, even for the motivated, can get hard when life gets in the way. Every time I do it, it feels a little bit different. I learn some new things about myself or just derive different motivation from it. Here’s the […]
Growing up, my mom never allowed me to try something just once. Every food I didn’t like as a kid was something she’d make me try again almost every time she made it, in the off-chance that I would develop a taste for it and change my mind on it that very night. Some things […]
During the course of DietBet, I experimented with different breakfast foods to see what would keep me full and happy until lunch: smoothies, whole foods, or grain cereals. As part of my third week breakfasts, I made a large batch of millet cereal.
If you don’t own the Veganomicon, stop reading this and buy it immediately. Everyone have a copy now? OK, let’s proceed.
I’m a couple days into week 3 and happy that I’ve accomplished over half of the journey already. It’s always hard to start but I’m more than halfway to my goal (I won’t say the exact percentage because at the end I like to keep a little secret). Here are some good things that have […]
DietBet or no DietBet, sometimes a girl has got to have some pizza. I was craving pizza during the first week of DietBet after several stir fry-esque meals in a row, but didn’t want to cheat too much since I was on such a great track. So, I picked up a Bold Cheese Pizza and […]
It is officially the start of week 2 of my DietBet, and I’m making great progress. According to my last unofficial weigh-in, I’m 26% to my goal weight, which is where I should be. I’ve made some great recipes this week, been able to work out quite a bit, and have found that it’s true […]
If you haven’t already, read my takeaways from Part I and Part II of Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food. And buy it already.
It’s spring (I guess. I mean, it still doesn’t really feel like it around here). Bikini season isn’t that far away, and let’s face it, we could all stand to firm up or trim down or eat a little better now and again.