Aug 1

Spaghetti Salad

I’m not normally a fan of experiments that I make myself from scratch. I have always been a better editor than a creative, and that extends to cooking. I can take a recipe, make

Jul 24

CSA Coleslaw

This week in my CSA box I received root veggies for the first time. But more importantly – I also received cabbage, which I had been waiting for to cook some borscht. Then I

Apr 26

Weight Loss Contest Week 6

Well, apparently, there was no need to fear! I won this past weigh-in by a full percentage point. Something in my body gave way and I started losing again. I’m down about 10 pounds

Apr 22

Weight Loss Contest Week 5

This past week was also a wash. A half of a pound loss and I’m at a loss too. I’m planning on some cardio tomorrow but I have niggling doubts in the back of

Mar 31

I am a loser again

In early March a coworker and I were sitting in a diner in Manhattan griping about our weight. It has been a month or so of meetings with food that was good, but still

Oct 8

Square One

In March 2007, I embarked on a diet that helped me lose 15 pounds, drop back down to my high school weight and get my cholesterol down to an all-time low of 155 (from