When my world first fell apart last year, everyone's way of offering comfort was to say, "These things happen for a reason." I cannot express with enough emphasis just how much I hate that statement. There was one person, however, who never made this statement. Instead, this very wise and respected woman said to me: "I… Continue reading Fellowship Fortune
Dear Cheesecake Gods, Please guide my cheesecake to perfection over the next 50 or so minutes as it heavily bathes in the heat of its water bath. The oven has been properly heated on a calming convection setting, with the rack expertly positioned in the mid-to-low part of the oven. I made a special trip… Continue reading Cheesecake Gods
However you want to say it: Muscle weighs more than fat... (not really true) Muscle is more dense than fat... (true) Muscle takes up less space than fat... (also true) Regardless, it's not always a great feeling to have been working hard at eating better and exercising more, only to find that the numbers on… Continue reading Muscle vs. Fat: The Great Debate
Last night I went to my first Tae Kwon Do class. Holy Moley! I don't think there is any activity, other than running, that makes me sweat so much. After an hour of running and kicks and other training drills, I could hardly stand. I went home and collapsed onto the couch. This morning, every… Continue reading So. Sore. Today.