Ah, Thanksgiving. What a great day! You eat and eat and eat until you’re about to burst … then continue to eat some more. And top it off with pie. Heaven. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2010
I started “Life After Normal” in August of this year, so I have been a “blogger” for a few months now. Putting myself out there in such a raw, unfiltered and public fashion is terrifying as well as liberating. Some days I don’t want to write at all; other days I wish I had the time to do 10 posts, as there is so much that I want to get off of my chest. Continue reading
Silence can be deafening … especially from a blog! Unfortunately, my vow to lead a more balanced and less stressful life hasn’t worked out as well as I had hoped (at least at this moment in time). Once again, I find myself buried in work with hardly enough time to breathe, much less write. Too many plans with friends and my husband have been cancelled as a result. I’m not going to lie, it’s a challenging time for me. Continue reading
As it approaches midnight here in Washington, D.C., I thought I would take a moment out of this crazy week to acknowledge Veterans Day in its final minutes (better late than never!). Continue reading
When it comes to making smart food choices – and I’m talking about eating healthier, not specifically vegan – unfortunately, you have to be skeptical about any “study” or advice that comes out, even if it’s from the government. Case in point: this weekend’s New York Times article, “While Warning About Fat, U.S. Pushes Cheese Sales.” This article discusses the disconnect around dietary recommendations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: while from a health perspective, it is saying, “cut back on foods high in saturated fats like cheese”, another arm of it (in a study funded by … DOMINO’S PIZZA) promotes eating more cheese to “help farming economies”.
WTF??? Continue reading