Kimkins Bankruptcy Case Dismissed, suit moves forward

So you think you can dance? From WildAngel at the Kimkins Class Action Lawsuit site. What a wonderful way to start a Saturday morning! We've got great news from John Tiedt and Scott Clarkson today! The US Bankruptcy Court has DISMISSED the … [Read more...]

Earth Hour: Some people glow in the dark

Maybe it's just me, but isn't the point of Earth Hour to make a difference by conserving energy? I think this is a show that we are too dependent on technology and on the conveniences of modern man to be able to function without an hour of the … [Read more...]

Erythritol from corn?

Just when you thought erythritol might be made of unicorns frolicking through Robert Pattison's hair... Erythritol is made from stuff like... ready for this... corn! Another reason to watch those sugar alcohols. Sure, this one causes supposedly … [Read more...]

And you thought corn syrup was only for high carb eating?

Imagine my tall frothy glass of STFU when I discovered what a few sugar alcohols are actually derived from.Did you put down that low-carb convenience/frankenfood and slap your face yet?It frustrates the hell out of me.Don't think for a minute that … [Read more...]

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...]