I have a healthy skepticism of dietary plans and weight loss “experts”. My diet book would be so clear and simple it would consist of only three pages: 1. Eat less. 2. Exercise more. 3. […]
Life is hard. When we do something wrong, we all fall back on excuses and blame others. “The dog ate my homework.” “My mother won’t let me go to the party.” “The Devil […]
I’m excited to announce that recently I went on a diet and have lost forty-five pounds (true). I didn’t follow any of those silly fad weight reduction schemes like the Mediterranean or Adkins or Weight […]
Just in time for Spring and Summer, well, almost, well, maybe — an exercise pill. Think of it. One swallow away from svelte! It’s true. Well, sort of. What’s true is that scientists […]
October 10, 2015 I have just come from my friend D’s house, where she showed us the pictures she took of our trip to Oyster Bay in August. I saw myself as the camera sees […]
It seems every week there is a new study about yet another popular food staple that has been linked to cancer or heart disease. It’s all very confusing. First experts tell you that grape juice […]
I’m fat. I’m not pleasingly plump, womanly or plus sized. I’m fat. F-a-t. Fat. Period. Okay. I am big and beautiful. But that’s as far as I’ll go with the euphemisms. If it weren’t for […]
Seventy-five percent of people have already broken their New Year’s resolution. Not me. Mine was to cancel my gym membership, take up smoking, and slowly die.