The Ice Cream Fix

I came home today, and all I could think about was ice cream. I haven’t been eating sugar, so it was kind of weird that I was fixated on it, but I was really obsessing. I had been obsessing about it last night, but I managed to keep myself busy enough not to cave. I […]

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Consistently Inconsistent but Inevitably Consistent

This morning when I was walking Ashok in the blazing hot, muggy early morning, I was thinking about consistency. I was thinking about my new food plan which I’ve been following consistently for about 6 weeks. But then I remembered that I hadn’t really been all that consistent. I’ve had sugary treats about 5 times […]

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Tweaking the Diet Again: Potatoes Not Prozac

I’ve been making a serious attempt to get off sugar again. Last year, I was able to reduce my usage of it to a large extent, but I never really cut it out. Gradually, my usage moved up the ladder again to include honey in my tea several times a day, a mocha every now […]

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Monday Blues: Nap-time, Butter and Squirrels

I’m not feeling so well tonight. I felt great this morning. I mean I felt so good I noticed that I was feeling much more clear-headed and energetic for the morning. I’m on a sugar detox again. I’ve still been pretty good about sugar, but my usage has gradually been creeping up into more of […]

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Mid-week Inspiration: Struggling with Food

I love it when I find out that some person that is “my hero” doesn’t do it perfectly either. I was reading my new issue of Runner’s World this morning, and the editor of the magazine – the magazine of all things running – confessed to a bunch of beginner mistakes that screwed up his […]

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