Snow day!

Mmmm.... balmy.... How much snow could a snow chuck chuck if a snow chuck could chuck snow? About 6" so far, and it's still falling out of the sky like little flakes of cold dandruff from the heavens. so much for Selsun Blue! I remember as a … [Read more...]

Tom Noughton. Stand up low-carber

I know you have never figured this out, but I am a huge fan of intelligence (shut up) plus humor. You put those two things together and you end up with shows like Corner Gas. And Scrubs. And Bravo's Make Me a Super Model (Make a form! Make a … [Read more...]

Contest Winners! Yay!

Your prizes are being mailed today and should arrive sometime this week!Congratulations to the following rockin' readers: Fathead winner: Nicole M.Good Calories, Bad Calories winner: Patti M.Fitness After 40 winner: Lydia R.Slow Burn winner: Marcia … [Read more...]

Final days to enter the drawing for freebies: Contest over. No more entries please!

Hey there mr and miss thangs!Don't forget to get your bad selves over to your email enter for free stuff I need to get out of my house.The drawing is Monday morning, 3/16/2009 at 7:01 am, so don't be all wisehiney and enter at 8 because cleochatra is … [Read more...]

Flu is the WORST! So let’s Partah! CONTEST OVER. No more entries, please.

ZOMG people. 3 weeks.TWENTY ONE DAYS!That's why you haven't seen me anywhere. At all. I've been sucking down Nyquil and sleeping 16 hours a day.To celebrate not being dead, I'm going to be hosting a giveawaypalooza for you guys of all the stuff I … [Read more...]

End of Induction. Monday Weigh-in

Woot woot! 14 days down and I've lost a grand total of 21 pounds. I had a lot of salty food this weekend, so I only lost a pound last week (lol), but hey! I'll take it!We had a busy week, so the days were punctuated with pizza toppings. Whole num and … [Read more...]

Bacon man?

Weird things made of bacon are cropping up all over the 'net. I don't know if it is because bacon is the manna of the gods, or because it's just a weird thing to use for making bad effigies, but check this out. Bacon Man It looks a little like … [Read more...]

Stuffed Crust Pizza Tips

stuffed tweak

Top: Pictured is the string cheese spread around the edge of the crust after the first baking at 450 degrees for about 12-15 minutes. Make sure to let the crust cool on the stove for about 10 minutes prior to adding cheese and rolling edges over. … [Read more...]

How did you lose 19 pounds in one week?

It occurred to me over the course of the day (and not a few emails) that there is probably some confusion regarding my ability to lose 19 pounds in a week. BAH! I say to those of you who can't read my mind. Here is the deal:1. I am a hefty hepcat … [Read more...]

First Monday weigh-in of the year

Good morning, gorjusses! As you know, I started Atkins this last Monday. I am dedicated to bringing you the news weekly so that you know exactly how I'm doing. Why? Because accountability is ever so sweet, and because it's important to show that you … [Read more...]

No fridge while on the road?

Someone I adore (Cybil) brought up an excellent concern that is so near and dear to my pudgy (albeit it with cute taste in shoes) heart: "I totally know what you mean about travel and being out of your element. I have to travel a lot and each time I … [Read more...]

Tuesday, Day 2 induction, menu and check in

Hey! It is day two and I'm hanging in! I managed not to get too sick this time (it stinks getting sick), and while I didn't want much, I did eat a healthy bit of food! Just to give you a hint of how water retainy I am, I'm down 6 pounds. From … [Read more...]

Broccoli Kitteh loves the broccoli

This is the cutest thing ever! Thanks to Angel for giving me the bellylaugh of the evening. … [Read more...]

Whee! Monday Fun Day!

Happy Chinese New Year! With a Nom and a nom nomnom!I love ethnic food, and I love Chinese food in particular. I'm continuing to work to get some new, fun recipes for you to try all of the time. Thanks so much for your suggestions! I love you guys as … [Read more...]

5 tips for fast food fixes

It's the second week of the new year, and maybe you sense your resolve already going the way of the Michael Jackson glove (sorry Corey Feldman). After all, you've been good the last couple weeks. You've eaten bacon and eggs, and your 5-7 servings of … [Read more...]