But I Don’t Feel Like It…Breaking Through the Emotional Exercise Barrier

But I Don’t Feel Like It…Breaking Through the Emotional Exercise Barrier

I love having this blog particularly because when an idea pops into my head, I have a place to share it with like-minded folks. Two weeks ago the phrase "emotional exercising" popped into my head. There has been a lot of discussion on emotional eating (which I have written about before), but not so much on [...]

On the Right Track

On the Right Track

One of my goals this year is to lose the 7 lbs I've been carrying around for longer than I'd like. When it comes to lasting weight loss, it takes focused attention and patience. So far, it's not as easy as it used to be. For years, I never really had to try unless it [...]

Take a Stand!

Take a Stand!

Wowsa! About a month ago I threw out my back. I had been pain and injury free for months and I had been working up to this very special leg day. So during set number four of a light deadlift of 55 lbs., I felt the pull, a big pull. Needless to say, it really [...]

Kitchen Revelations

Kitchen Revelations

It's been a great start to the New Year. Here's a little background: It all started in December when I read Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food: An Eaters Manifesto. At the same time I decided to honor my dairy allergy and make my own non-dairy cheeses and soy yogurt and I found Myoko Schinner's Artisan Vegan [...]