Category Archives: Food

Home stretch, or just the beginning?

Damn, 11 days without a post? That’s pathetic. However, though my enthusiasm for blogging this journey may have waned, my commitment to WINNING has not–at least where food is concerned. (My exercise plan continues to stagnate, unfortunately.) I finally broke … Continue reading

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Feeling stabby

Work was annoying today. Why is it when we’re feeling extreme emotions, we think the answer lies in punishing ourselves with all kinds of bad food, under the guise of making ourselves feel better? Yes, I wanted a cookie. Yes, … Continue reading

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Lose 27 pounds eating Twinkies! Seriously.

Twinkie diet helps nutrition professor lose 27 pounds Much like the subject himself, I am unsure what to do with this. He reduced his daily caloric intake, but replaced all his previous healthy food with snack cakes. Fewer calories, made … Continue reading

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Honeymoon is over

I think I’ve reached that stage where the Challenge is no longer new and exciting, and now eating lettuce and chicken, and trying to work out every day, has become a chore. Last week I was amped to do my … Continue reading

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Week two, are you still going strong?

This is what our suite’s kitchen counter looked like yesterday: Perhaps your office had a similar fright show. Did you survive it? Did you give in to the call of the chocolate, or laugh in its face and walk swiftly … Continue reading

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Halloween…It’s a GO!!!

So I’ve been feeling a bit guilty about hiding out from the neighborhood children on one of the biggest days on a kid’s calendar. My guilt went into overdrive when one of my favorite neighborhood ‘enanos’ asked me what I … Continue reading

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Snickers and Tootsies and Kit Kats, Oh My

Mara here.  I’m one of the Ms in Team ToP MoJo SMAcKs.  The other M belongs to our fellow teammate and my buddy, Maureen.  We started at the Getty one week apart seven years ago and for the longest time … Continue reading

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Protein, it does a body good

Eating nothing but protein isn’t always that easy. It seems easy on the first day, but midway through the second day, you just want a sandwich. By the third day, you’re ready for that switch to all salads, all the … Continue reading

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