For once there is a reason to be happy that I’m “middle-aged.”
Brenda Davy, Ph.D, R.D., associate professor, department of human nutrition, foods and exercise, at Virginia Tech and her pals conducted a study examining the effect of drinking two cups of water prior to each meal.
The old diet myth is proved true; drinking water before [...]
Old Forest. Or the woods along the lake where I walked today. My photo.
At mile 78 today, I did FIFTEEN MILES this week. We have about 20 boring miles left in the Old Forest before Old Man Willow tries to eat hobbits and Tom Bombadil shows up. I was kinda slack with weights the [...]
Hello! We here at Five Full Plates are not dead, we are just terribly busy. Doing… things. And also stuff. You know how it is. Joshilyn is busy on book tour; Lydia is busy getting ready for France; Gray is busy getting better, stronger, and faster than before; Kira is busy chasing feral children out [...]
This is how I feel when I'm in the laundry room
So, are you all ready for my unveiling? My new and improved laundry room, all neat and tidy and probably with a fresh coat of paint?
You know, I tried to get behind this challenge, I really did. Wait, that’s not really true. I [...]
In our infinite—okay, nearly infinite—collective wisdom, we here at Five Full Plates have decided that as part of our endeavor we should do a weekly check-in to see where we’re all at, and what we’ve learned in the past week.
There’s been a lot of talk ’round here about getting back on horses and back [...]
That dang horse is SLIPPERY!
Okay, soooo. Remember that post last week about how I was NOT giving up and NOT giving in and I was all BACK ON THE HORSE and you could practically hear the Rocky theme playing? Was that just me, with the imaginary music?
Anyhow. I meant it, I swear I did. [...]