I haven’t posted on this blog in a long time. Basically, I got really sick of talking about the subjects of diet, dieting, not dieting, weight, weight loss, weight gain, food, exercise, body image, etc. So I quit doing it. That was a good move and I did a bunch of other things that I… Continue reading And Now I Shall Eat My Hat, As Long As It’s Gluten Free
Epiblog – It’s My Life I started this blog after 1 year of dieting. I had lost 60 lb and was riding high on success and praise. I continued losing weight. I met my goal, losing 107 lb. I continued. At my lowest weight, I had lost 125 lb. I went from size 24 to… Continue reading Epiblog – It’s My Life.
Today was such a wonderful day, I wanted it to have a blog post all of its own. It has been unseasonably warm here and I decided I should take a coastal walk. I usually neglect these trails because they are flat and I seek the challenge of incline hikes. My back has been a… Continue reading The Final Day of My 35th Year
I freakin love Cream of Wheat cereal. It reminds me of when I was a little kid. My mom used to put butter, milk, and brown sugar in it. I make it a little bit differently, but it’s still ultra delicious and nostalgia-inducing. I tried Cream of Rice last week on a whim, thinking I… Continue reading Cream of Wheat with Raspberries and Almonds
There was a distinct moment in 2012 when everything changed for me. It happened the day after I fell and hit my head and got a concussion. I was sitting around feeling weird (concussions will do that to you) and it suddenly occurred to me that I spent an inordinate amount of time thinking about… Continue reading What I Did in 2013 Instead of Obsessing Over My Weight
Udon noodles are a wide flat noodle often used in Japanese cooking. Cook according to package directions. When 5 minutes of cooking time are left, add broccoli florets. Drain and set aside. Dice firm tofu, I used this brand. Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a frying pan. Add tofu. After a few minutes… Continue reading Ginger Tofu and Broccoli with Udon Noodles
Butter lettuce, green onion, red bell pepper, cucumber, fresh mint. Dressing: 1 spoonful of peanut butter, a few splashes each: soy sauce and rice vinegar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and water to thin to desired consistency. Wisk in small bowl with fork. Taste and adjust ratio of ingredients as needed. The braised tofu is a… Continue reading Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing