Category: diet

90 Days

Wow, there’s been crickets here lately, huh? I promise you that the silence has been neither intentional nor without good reason.  I’ve spent the last few months getting adjusted to a new job, staring at two manuscripts in progress without

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The Place We Went to Yesterday – Reader Q&A

“What doesn’t kill you, makes you fat” – Esmerelda Santiago, When I Was Puerto Rican   Food is something that is important in a lot of cultures and it is no less important in the various Latino communities.  In The Place We

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An Open Letter to My Scale

Dear Scale, I know I keep you tucked between the bathtub and the side of the toilet.  I know it’s not the nicest location, but it’s quiet and out of the way.  For years, I’ve religiously pulled you out of

There’s a First Time for Everything

I know a handful of people that are Crossfit enthusiasts and after talking to them and reading about it and seeing the photos, I decided it was time to suck it up and give it a try.  If you’re asking

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A Day on the Plate

Earlier last month – July 5th, to be exact – marked the three year anniversary since my weight loss surgery.  I remember the days of looking at a one ounce serving and scoffing at the size and then making myself

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