Tagged with health

Help Wanted

I’m so hungry right now I think I could eat a horse…radish. But everything I can think of that’s the least bit appetizing is also labor-intensive. I’ve decided that vegan dining would be a lot easier if I had someone to prepare my meals for me. Ellen and Portia, can I borrow your chef on … Continue reading

New Meaning of “Killer Workout”

See this? That’s the handlebar of my “new” stationary exercise bike getting ready to sock me in the boob, or face, or some other upper-body location it’s not supposed to be touching. A few days ago I started hunting around for an exercise bike to use while I’m watching TV as a lower-impact way to … Continue reading

Debriefing on Vegging Out, Day 1

I’m not sure how often I’ll be doing food confessions. Probably not all the time because I’d like to keep some readers if I can. However, since this was the big kickoff, here’s the rundown on what I lived on today: This morning I had coffee with TJ’s soy creamer and sugar, then some whole-wheat … Continue reading

Three Months of Vegging Out, Day 1

Happy September, everybody! I’m off on my latest new beginning. On today’s to-do list: going shopping for some groceries, supplements, and other supplies that I’ll need for this project. I’m currently fueled by the following: Plus coffee (well,┬áduh…). In my effort to keep my food plant-based, I checked the label of this bread and it … Continue reading

Going Cold Tofurky

September 1 is this Saturday. I LOVE September, mainly because it means the relentless scorching hell that is August is finally over. Like a lot of people, I always want to make a fresh start when the “-ember” months arrive. The heat fatigue starts to lift and there’s an exhilarating crispness in each morning that … Continue reading

Dietary Derailment: Getting Back On Track

The best way to describe my eating habits of late would be COMPLETELY OFF THE RAILS. Every once in a while this happens. One day I’m having a little of this, a little of that, and before you know it I’m having as much as I want of whatever decadent, artery-clogging gut filler that sounds … Continue reading

She Really Let Herself Go

Reason number MCMLXXVIII (whatever that is) why it’s not so bad being not-so-young: You can let yourself go a little in the looks department. In fact, if you make too much of a fuss about your looks you’ll just make a joke of yourself and look like you’re trying too hard. That’s not to say … Continue reading

Small Victories

I reeeally wanted pizza tonight, but since I knew way too many slices of it would end up in my gut, I made this bowl of pasta with asparagus, tomatoes, garlic and herbs instead, cleverly employing a few leftover packets of parmesan from our last pizza delivery because we seem to be out of the … Continue reading

Eat Yer Greens (With Lots of Hot Sauce)

Since this whole dietary experimentation kick has been happening, I’ve tried a lot of new stuff. I think almond is my favorite non-dairy milk so far, and I’m actually kind of in love with the soy creamer I’ve been having in my coffee (it says on the carton that it’s from non-genetically-modified soy, but I … Continue reading