Good Bye Samoas

I think it has only just hit my consciousness that Girl Scout Cookies have a season. I know this because I just survived it. David brought home a box of Samoas, the chocolate dipped shortbread ring cookies with a ruff of toasted coconut. How did I not know about these before? As soon as they … More Good Bye Samoas

20-Minutes-a-Day and Other Baby Steps to Change Your Life

Reports are coming in that my post on doing just 20 non-negotiable minutes a day of exercise struck a chord. Friends at parties, colleagues signing off emails, even my road warrior pal David is saying “Did my 20 minutes!” The success of this simple strategy lies in just that–it’s simple. We have big aspirations for … More 20-Minutes-a-Day and Other Baby Steps to Change Your Life

It’s Not Too Early to Talk About Overeating at Parties

Indeed. In a week, you will likely have a large bowl of candy in your house. From then, it’s one giant slippery dietary slope until MLK Day 2012. So let’s get ready. Here are some things you can do before, during and after parties and other social situations where it’s easy to find yourself on … More It’s Not Too Early to Talk About Overeating at Parties

Eggs are Alright

I love an egg in the morning. The protein has a lot of advantages–it repairs and builds new muscle and bone tissue (you need this after a hard workout); it helps you feel full while a breakfast of mainly carbs (cereal, toast, granola, fruits, juices) puts your body into a cycle of blood sugar spiking … More Eggs are Alright