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The Great Cookie Experiment of 2013

Sunday, December 01, 2013      0 comments

Ah, itís the holiday season. Time to once again face my demons. Sugar-filled, chocolatey demons. I actually was looking forward to todayís holiday cookie baking, as for one thing I was NOT HUNGRY. Thanksgiving kind of carried over into... Read more


Wednesday, November 20, 2013      4 comments

Going back to the office after vacation - not something one generally looks forward to, right? But for some reason, I was truly excited to see my colleagues and jump head first into the projects at hand. Weird, I know. I was feeling great a... Read more

I Am Disappoint

Friday, November 15, 2013      2 comments

Know your memes. (
on-i-am-disappoint ) Certainly, nobody that matters would be disappointed in my Disney Wine and Dine half-marathon performance last weekend. But hereís the skinny (or not-so-skinn... Read more

Cat Update

Friday, October 25, 2013      2 comments

Our cat project continues! After catching yet another feral cat this morning - and realizing we're out of cages, and Planned Pethood (our low cost spay/neuter clinic) isn't open until Monday... we figured we'd need some help. So if you'd l... Read more

The Chip Road Cat Project

Monday, October 21, 2013      3 comments

My life has become running a halfway house for cats. Lots of photos - you can read about it here: ... Read more


Sunday, October 20, 2013      6 comments

ďIím going to be last.Ē I glanced over at my husband as we waited in the corral to begin the Hot Chili Challenge 8 mile trail run this morning, prepared to laugh with him about his pre-race nerves. But he wasnít laughing Ė what I thought wa... Read more

Zucchini Pasta

Thursday, October 10, 2013      0 comments

Ugh, I have not been feeling well at all lately. Flu? Not likely, as I had a flu shot last week. Carb flu? Maybe, but also not likely as I had a Salted Caramel Mocha ( ) yesterday (I know, shame on me). Itís certain... Read more

Chick Pea Coconut Curry

Sunday, October 06, 2013      2 comments

I have been running around like aÖ well, a half-marathoner this weekend. Except a not very good half-marathoner Ė I was supposed to get 10 miles in for training last night. Could only do 6.5. Iíve been telling myself Iíll try for 10 tomorro... Read more

Alternate Explanations

Thursday, October 03, 2013      4 comments

One of the first things my therapist taught me (back when I was actually seeing one) is to always look for an alternate explanation when Iím going down the path of distorted thinking ( ). Unfortunately, I just ... Read more

The "L" Word

Tuesday, October 01, 2013      4 comments

"Do you think youíre busy enough?Ē Nothing sends you into quite the layoff panic mode like being asked this question by your bossís boss. I tried a few different strategies to avoid running to sugar for comfort, but nothing worked this time... Read more

Organic Lifestyle Foods

Saturday, September 28, 2013      2 comments

Man, I need to go back to writing every day. Now I feel like I have TOO much on my mind! And I only skipped one day! Because I have a video, I'll need to send you to my wordpress blog... but please check it out as I need some advice/opinion... Read more

Cutting Back

Thursday, September 26, 2013      3 comments

I can't keep up with blogging daily anymore. It's stressing me out. And, frankly, when you are trying to beat binge eating - who needs added stress? The latest Whole 30 blog about information overload put some things into perspective f... Read more

Day 200

Wednesday, September 25, 2013      5 comments

- Day 200 of my experiment. No results. Getting tired. - Wheat free and binge free. Finally back on track. - 3 mile run today. - Investigating home delivery organic/grass fed/pastured meat service. - Husband rescued a feral kitten. ... Read more

More on Your Brain

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      3 comments

Now that the book, Grain Brain, has been out for a week, the reviews are starting to come in. I havenít read it yet, but will probably add it to my ever-growing list of requested reads at the library. I attended the webinar and did a short write... Read more

It Starts with Food

Monday, September 23, 2013      2 comments

I discussed completing a Whole30 ( ) with my husband, and he was certainly open to the idea. I assumed he would balk at the thought of giving up alcohol during football season Ė but that wasnít what worried him the ... Read more

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