Category Archives: eating

Once Upon A Time When I Was Really Sick

I never forgot that time several years ago when I had a very bad stomach virus of unknown origins. Nothing at all helped me feel better, except time. I stayed on my knees in front of the toilet for days. … Continue reading

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My Fruit Woes

  I love fruit. When I’m in an emotionally healthy place, fruit becomes my go-to snack instead of junk foods like Kettle Chips, Do-si-Dos, or Doritos and guacamole when I’m in a mental funk. Fruit is the perfect snack. The … Continue reading

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Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire, by Will Saunders So, here’s what happened. The opening lyrics to that world famous Christmas song is what got me on this chestnut bandwagon. Today is the first time in my life I have … Continue reading

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Self-Discipline

I have been seeing a lot of posts and articles making suggestions on improving one’s self-discipline lately. Each of them focuses on the diet as the greatest catalyst for making the start. The idea is, if you can be consistent … Continue reading

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Mama Hamil’s is the Spot, by Will Saunders The other day, some coworkers told me about a good old, southern, soul food restaurant in Madison, Mississippi.  Mama Hamil’s, they told me, is not much to look at and the ambience … Continue reading

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How to Eat an Elephant

There is an old saying, “How do you eat an elephant? The answer is, one small bite at a time.” This concept is merely a metaphor. I am not suggesting you really go eat an elephant, although in some cultures, … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

… or back on the wagon again, however you want to look at it. I really backslid on my health, fitness, and nutrition goals over the past six weeks or so. Fortunately, since I remain fairly active, I didn’t blow … Continue reading

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Making it Work

Kicking your health nutrition and fitness goals into high gear I often get asked about my regimen that helped me to lose weight and stay fit. As an aside, I’m always looking at myself and feel as though I could … Continue reading

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Here Comes Nobu!

Should your travels take you to Washington, DC – or if you live in the area – word on the street, according to Washington Business Journal (WBJ), is Nobu, one of the most renowned Japanese restaurants around is coming to … Continue reading

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Homemade Marinara Sauce

Lately, I’ve been making my own marinara sauce. I got started by following a Roasted Butternut Squash Marinara sauce recipe I saw on the Fit Men Cook food and recipe blog. It was so good and simple I decided to … Continue reading

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