Archives for June 2011

We Had a Ball While Making Ice Cream

When I got home after work on Friday, I was delighted to find a package on my doorstep with my new cookbook inside. Not just any cookbook, but an ice cream cookbook! Cookbooks and ice cream are two of my favorite things, and I have them both rolled into one. Sqeeee! Since it’s the weekend, I […]

Was Lady Gaga Right? Are We Born This Way?

I ran into a friend the other day that I hadn’t spoken to in a while. Family – check. Job – check. Fun – whoa, wait! Naturally in the process of getting caught up, conversation turned to what we’ve been doing for the last year. Anyone who reads this, knows just how much change has […]

What Do You Weigh?

I weigh almost every meal to make sure that I know how much I’m eating. Bear with me here while I explain that I’m not crazy. I started doing this at the recommendation of my trainer since most people have trouble eyeballing a serving size accurately – particularly when starting out. I wanted to make sure that […]

Find Your Passion And Put A Smile On Your Face

I’m a firm believer in passion. Everyone should have passion in their lives and live it to their fullest. Find something that makes your heart sing, puts a smile on your face, and makes a tough day better to get through. Try learning something new every day. Face one fear a week. Hobbies are also great […]

Like the Boy Scouts – Be Prepared Is My Motto

Since I completed the contest and took a week or so off from uber-healthy eating, I got a little lax in being prepared. It sure doesn’t take long for abs to vaporize faster than Scotty beaming someone up to the Enterprise. I found that there are a few things that contributed to my downfall and provided […]