Recently the news has been filled with large corporations and restaurant chains saying they’re ditching single-use plastic straws and going for alternatives. Disney World had this to say in a July 26, 2018 statement: By mid-2019, The Walt Disney Company will eliminate single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all owned and operated locations across the globe, amounting to a reduction of more than 175 … Continue reading Little Changes to Save The Earth – Bye Bye Plastic Straws!
A few months ago I wrote about my doctor challenging me to lose weight, for the better of myself and everyone in my life. Then, a bit after that, I wrote about a day I ‘cheated’ on my diet with an amazing donut from a local pop-up shop called Deviant Donuts. I mentioned how it felt so good. Recently, it was Father’s Day weekend. My … Continue reading I Binged Off My Diet – And It HURT!
Last week I was talking about how eating healthy has changed how things taste for me. Some foods I used to run away from are now quite delicious to me – including Indian Food! One of the items I mentioned that we’ve recently tried was a gluten free cupcake made with chickpea flour and chocolate hummus as frosting. My wife made these for the family … Continue reading By Popular Demand – Gluten Free & Low Sugar Cupcake Recipe
For years, I couldn’t go near an Indian Restaurant. The smell made me want to fall over. It would hit me in the nose, close my throat and kill my appetite for days. Once I got married, it was clear that my wife’s love of Indian Food would have to celebrated for her on special occasions – however I’d often stop off at Moe’s for … Continue reading Eating Better Has Changed My Taste Buds!
The battle with losing 20 lbs before my next Doctor’s visit continues! I’ve been doing real well sticking to my healthier eating style. (Aside from the necessary trip to Deviant Donuts – totally worth it.) The plan continues to be to change up the style of how I’ve been eating. Cut back on carbs, no sweets, smaller portions. Instead of a tuna grinder for lunch, … Continue reading Trying To Eat “Right” … At A Sports Bar
On my diet – I cheated on my diet! Calm down! Sheesh! It’s been 3 weeks since the annual trip to the doctor I told you all about in my last post. The dreaded “you need to lose weight” conversation. I’ve been so good. I’ve pretty much cut all sweets and carbs out of my diet. And it has not been easy. Let’s go back … Continue reading I Cheated And It Felt Great!
When we had our first kid, it was time to start taking care of myself a little better. That meant that it was time to get an annual physical. Being in my 40s made it even more important. I hated doctors. They would take my blood pressure, temperature and bang my knee with a rubber hammer. Then, just as it would be seemingly over, I’d … Continue reading Getting (a) Physical – The Battle of the Bulge Begins