I’m thinking of becoming one of those fancy lifestyle gurus, with a blog that tells you, the ignorant reader, how much better your life would be if only you did as I told you. I think my whole life has been building toward this point. Why am I suddenly so confident? Easy! I have changed … Continue reading On Self-Care
We have been here before. I am not giving up sugar. That would be crazy. And sad. And, most relevantly, impossible. I am giving up on: sugary snacks, cakes, biscuits/cookies, desserts. No more cocoas at the end of the day. Just a little splash of chocolate here and there. It sounds hellish but…it’s not. Not … Continue reading On Sugar
I'm sure I don't have to tell you that today is National German Chocolate Cake Day. But I'd be happy to add, further, that German Chocolate Cake is not in fact German. It was named after (or "named for", for my American audience) a man named "Sam German". Mind blown? I hope so. Are you … Continue reading National German Chocolate Cake Day
Help me! I think I have a serious cake habit...
Sitting in the doctor's surgery, my young and wallflowerish doc murmurs, as if just in passing, "Some of my patients with high cholesterol find that losing a little weight helps." The next day, as the results of my blood test come in, he's grown a little braver, from a distance: "Recommend losing 30 pounds in … Continue reading On Dieting