Worthwhile Diet Suspension

  My mother in law visited recently, and she’s an excellent cook. Excellent cooks and strict diets don’t really cohabit nicely. Since obviously my mother in law comes first, my diet was jumped up and down on from a great height. Obviously eating this well every day for a week is torture. Feel sorry for…

Roast chicken in paprika sauce with green leafy vegetables

  “A low carb diet gives you lots of choices,” they said. “It’s a lot less dull than other, more prescriptive diets,” they said.  While that’s all true, what they don’t tell you is that all those things you think you love, like steak and chicken and lamb and salmon. After eating nothing else for…

Who says you can’t eat well at the office?

Typically, not preparing your lunch before going to the office is a crime, the punishment for which is one week of backtracking on your diet. Imagine my relief when this is what we were served for our working lunch today… Even when we get a quick, cold fix for lunch, this is what we end…

Forced myself

I decided to force myself to use the hotel gym. I was having a really hard time figuring our what was getting in the way of my finding time to go to the gym, and then I stopped wondering about it, got changed, and went to the gym. That’s what was getting in the way!…

Not so simple

I thought, when considering my week-long trip to the US, that I would have more difficulty in maintaining my diet, since I would be eating out, but that I would have ample opportunity for exercise. I got that backwards. The restaurants in the US are more than happy to adjust your order to cater for…