This August, I will have lived in Austin for 10 years. Even though I was born in Round Rock, I grew up in a little hamlet called College Station. Until I moved back to the area for graduate school, I hadn't been an Austinite since I was 2 years old. When I moved here in… Continue reading Am I an Austinite Yet?
So it didn't take long for me to skip a day to post-- I still did participate in the challenge, but I didn't have time to post yesterday. Today is a double post. Yesterday was day 2. I didn't have the overnight oatmeal, since I woke up at 2pm. I did make the Napa cabbage… Continue reading Clean Eating Challenge, Day 2 and 3
Today, I actually embarked on the Clean Eating Challenge and all things considered, it seems to have gone well. I didn't eat the scheduled salad for lunch, since I usually only eat two meals a day. I did eat both the snacks, though. You can't go wrong with snacks. For breakfast, which I had around… Continue reading Day 1 of Clean Eating Challenge
Long time, no post. It's been a busy few months. For one, I lost a job, then I got two jobs-- a part-time at-home job and a night shift job. The 6pm to 2:30am shift! So I haven't had much time to do any blogging-- or really any cooking at all. Instead of blogging, I… Continue reading I’m trying a brand new food thing!
Maybe I like to toe the line or play with fire, but I like to watch "The Biggest Loser" with my roommate. I guess part of the appeal is being glad that we're not that big and that we don't have to spend 8 hours being yelled at by Bob, Dolvett and Jillian. Schadenfreude is… Continue reading Watching the Biggest Loser as a recovered anorexic
While procrastinating on real work, I read a blog post on the storyline blog (http://storylineblog.com/2012/09/19/bread-crumbs/) last week, and it got me to thinking about what my Edenic memory is. Blog author Al Andrews put it best when he described those memories as “moments of beauty and of innocence” that are so sweet, but at the… Continue reading Pancakes and Nate the Great
Not the most exciting of topics, I realize, but the reason I’m including it here is because my roommate bought a giant-ass jar of mayonnaise yesterday. I’m driven by a strong desire to rid my kitchen of this offending article in an expeditious manner. Tuna salad, as it happens, is something I could probably make… Continue reading Tuna Salad