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 [...]
I am HUGELY SUPERPLEASED to report that I have been a very, very good girl this week. I am prancing and preening and overflowing with virtue and smugness at this very moment. Because I am a walking MACHINE. This past week was a roaring success.
Not my actual dishawasher. I’m sure that this one [...]
My actual sneakers, poka-dotted laces and all. Apparently I’m 5.
I am so good at sabotaging myself, I am thinking of teaching it as a half-day course. “The art of being completely counter-productive and simultaneous self-loathing,” I shall call it. Except that that’s entirely too long, and I’m thinking no one is actually going to [...]
Walking: It does a body… less slug-like.
School starts here on Monday. Monday. For those of you who don’t clock the seasons based upon where your children happen to be lurking, that means that—for us—summer is now officially over.
I have no idea where it went.
Of course, part of the reason it flew by so quickly [...]