I try on a lot of clothes. After losing so much weight, I’m faced with having to completely rebuild my wardrobe. It took me years to accumulate all the clothes I used to wear, and I am starting from scratch. I often overhear other women talking in the dressing rooms and I hear a lot… Continue reading Cast a stone, create many ripples
“Skinny Chicks Don’t Eat Salad.” I’m sure you’ve heard this. Salad might be one of the most misunderstood foods around. A salad can be many things, from a low calorie meal starter, to a healthy and filling meal in itself, to an overboard concoction of caloric abundance. When I bring my lunch to work, I… Continue reading In Defense of Salad
Last weekend I roasted some beets. I love beets. I have always loved beets. When I was a kid, I loved beets because of their color. I loved the way they stained everything they touched a shocking shade of magenta. No other vegetable does that! Later I discovered the joy of beets with a sharp… Continue reading Beets – Think you hate them? It may be time to reconsider.
Men and people who disapprove of discussing bodily functions openly, you might want to skip this one. It’s about female stuff. I reserve the right to use the words like “menstrual,” “period,” and “bloating.” You have been warned! When we talk about our weight, we tend to define it as one number. Yet rare is… Continue reading The Monthly Weight Cycle
The size of the average meal that is served at mainstream restaurants far exceeds the caloric need of your average diner, who also gets more and more sedentary as the years go by. Personally, I don’t find the “obesity epidemic” all that surprising. This post has pictures of examples of portion size increase. It’s definitely… Continue reading The Portion Size Problem
I can’t believe I’ve never posted a “Before and After” weight loss picture on here! I guess I kind of liked the idea that this blog was a somewhat anonymous in case I wanted to write something I didn’t want to write to everyone I know. But screw it, right? I am who I am,… Continue reading Before and After Photo – 287 lb to 165 lb
I usually tell people I am a vegetarian because it’s easier than explaining my somewhat nuanced way of eating. I do occasionally eat meat, about 2-3 times a year. However, I am extremely choosy about where the meat comes from. I want to know that the animal wasn’t raised on a factory farm. I want… Continue reading My thoughts on vegetarianism (not pushy, I promise!)