1 Dec

A Brain Hijacked

Growing up in the 1970s, I aspired to be Wonder Woman, the mirror image of the Lynda Carter version from the show. I had the Underoos, the golden bracelets, even the action figures. I felt a little bit annoyed at how often Steve Trevor got himself kidnapped, I mean honestly! Couldn’t he stay out of […]

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30 Nov

Standard American Woman

Over 23 million Americans watched the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on Tuesday night. The show was filmed a week earlier in Shanghai. International headlines were made when Angel Ming Xi fell on the beginning of her walk down the runway. It was no surprise because she was wearing 6-inch heels, with a giant headpiece, a […]

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29 Nov

A Day In My Old Life

I wake up, and for a good 30 seconds my mind is clear and I do not immediately start to replay what I ate the night before. I am simply thinking of what my day will bring. Then, I remember what I did in the kitchen … the ice cream, the cookies, the leftover cupcakes […]

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28 Nov

Sugar Isn’t Sweet

My kids are always so impressed by the word total of my book “Why Can’t I Stick To My Diet”. It is over 32,000. The number I am intrigued with is 370, the number of the times, I typed the word “sugar”. Sugar is a major theme of my book and how it impacted my […]

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27 Nov

Honey or Stevia: The Choice Is Inconceivable

Remember the “Battle of Wits” scene from the Princess Bride? As a reminder, Wesley/The Man in Black a.k.a the Dread Pirate Roberts is sitting across from the really annoying bald dude, Pizzini who constantly shouts “Inconceivable” at everyone in the movie? They are going round and round about the Iocaine which is in one of […]

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