Are you nuts? Seedy? An ounce of extended induction

Nuts and seeds are two things I really miss. Last night I was contemplating the early move to OWL, despite the amount I still have left to lose. My good friend 2big counseled me as I was ready to make for a half of a cup of mashed yams as a side to … [Read more...]

Let them sniff cake

Science has shown that VNOs in the nostrils subconsciously, and on a very chemical level, perform many tasks which help us regulate certain body maintenance functions and to help us locate mates through pheromone senses. But holy crap, it's Friday … [Read more...]

Trying not to scare anyone

I went to a weight loss support group yesterday. I knew the loss was going to be huge, but I didn't want to go in there with a 8 pound loss the very first time I weighed in. I mean, it's not easy to claim you lost a Butterball turkey in water weight … [Read more...]

Do you neet a crash diet to lose weight?

Let me tell you! (OK, now I sound like my grandma. She used to knit Pabst beer can panels into hats) Over the last two weeks I've enjoyed: Red Robin gourmet burgers on home-made buns, Wendy's Baconators on home-made buns, carnitas fajitas, Sonic … [Read more...]

My buns are spreading across Denver

You knew I had big buns. Now the news is spreading--like my buns. Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News subscribers in this area have received, this week, a copy of an article referring to the low-carb buns I made by accident when I was cooking one … [Read more...]


Remember Chachi? He always said Wahwahwah. I just wanted to throw that out there for no particular reason. Snickering with friends A friend at has an interesting dilemma. It's after the holidays, and you are a cozy sight, … [Read more...]

Like to weigh daily?

I always weigh on Mondays. In fact, while I'm a daily weigher, I only mark the weight on my calendar for Mondays. I do this is because the daily fluctuations might be frustrating, but the weekly numbers serve as better data points over the long … [Read more...]

New Oopsie Roll Recipe

Now with no Splenda. You don't need it. If you find you need a more savory roll, experiment with adding dry mustard and dill. It's better than you think! Oopsie Rolls (Gluten-Free Buns) 3 large eggs pinch of cream of tartar (1/8 tsp) 3 … [Read more...]

Happy New Rear!

Welcome to 2008! As usual, I'm behind in things. I thought I blogged just like a week ago, and it's already 2-3 weeks ago. This shows how incredibly lame I am. Painfully lame. But with good taste in footwear. I stepped on the scale on New Year's … [Read more...]

10 Tricks for Getting Through Halloween in one piece

You're probably thinking I'm a downright nutter for starting a Halloween topic now. I'm hoping that you'll see the nougatty chewy section that is my reasoning as I begin, however, and won't toss mental candy apples in my direction. We're going to … [Read more...]

Up Yours!

If you're like me, you've been exercising, but you're always looking for a way to maximize your workout. My friend 2big and my father-in-law told me to put my treadmill on an incline, so I reluctantly did. Why incline? Speaking in terms of … [Read more...]

4500 views! Thank you!

I feel like you are all family to me, and today this blog has reached 4500 posts in a relatively short period of time. I want you to know that I love you as much as is socially inawkward and that I appreciate your friendship! I am excited for so … [Read more...]

Gourmet Flat Out Flatbread Pizza

I am a major fan of pizza. For me, I can eat just the toppings; or, for only 8 net carbs, I can use a Flat-Out low-carb wrap as a crust. … [Read more...]

Holy Diet Fraud, Batman!

What do you guys think about this? KTLA is doing a two-part expose on the Kimkins diet, and had Kimmer, herself, on video! Who is that woman in the red dress? KTLA reports that it certainly isn't Heidi Diaz, the founder of the Kimkins … [Read more...]


It used to be that when I was upset or sad, I would turn to food to calm me. I would hide from the problem and eat, and bury my issues with food. I was a binge eater. It used to be that as I dealt with a problem, I would turn to food for reward. I … [Read more...]