Archive for May, 2012

May 21 2012

Play on…

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If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, the appetite may sicken and so die. Twelfth Night Act 1, scene 1, 1–3 But where does that leave me, and my love of food? I don’t know, but excess is becoming increasingly more tempting, even as it becomes […]

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May 19 2012

Keeping Busy

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I was going to rant, today. I was going to craft an entry about how diets are not religions, and how sanctimonious and unappealing I find proselytizing  on any subject. Losing 50 or 100 pounds is a huge accomplishment, and I understand how happy and enlightening it can feel. But being happy and enlightened doesn’t […]

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May 13 2012

Mother’s Day

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In honor of Mother’s Day, please enjoy this picture I took of a baby elephant and its mother at the St. Louis Zoo yesterday. I like elephants. We also FINALLY saw a red panda. The best part of the zoo was finishing off a long walk outdoors with a sno-cone topped with sugar-free cherry syrup. […]

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May 08 2012

A Handful of Recipes

After a few false starts with the keto (if I end up in Kansas City, I’m eating BBQ brisket), Michael and I are plodding steadily along. Totally aside from clothes fitting more loosely and pounds slipping away — the best part is how not hungry I feel. I’m actually eating less calories daily than I […]

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