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
We rent in Austin, TX, which – if not exactly a nomadic life – does mean that we’re never in one place quite enough to settle down. As renters go, we are moving up in the world – we now rent a nice little detached house in a fancy part of town. And we have … Continue reading On 10lbs
Help me! I think I have a serious cake habit...
Breakfast of Champions
Remember how I was supposed to be giving up sugar? It's going really well.
Like a playboy about to head into a monastery; like a drug addict about to spend hard months in rehab, I was a man about to (make a serious attempt to largely) give up sugar, and this was my last weekend of naturally flavored sweetened goodness. In theory. I made a list of the things … Continue reading On Sugar
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