Fitness challenge: the coffee experiment

The past few days I’ve been experimenting with cutting coffee out of my diet. Not completely. Because – coffee. But as my weight continues to increase, my energy levels continue to dwindle and it seems like everything else is going to shit – I thought it was time to make some major changes in my…

Health: self care – how to unwind after a bad day.

Just a short post today. It’s been a lousy few days. Tired. Stressed. And contemplating when things started heading south. Last month – things were amazing. But the past two weeks, since I got bronchitis, it seems like my whole world has come crashing down. And I’m not sure how to pull myself out of…

Travel and photography: my two loves

I’ve been staring at my computer for past forty minutes trying to come up with a witty and interesting post for you to enjoy this beautiful Thursday afternoon. My head is finally clear after a struggle with bronchitis. And…. nothing. My mind is blank. I have nothing at the moment. So, to cheat, I’m going…

Fitness: Goals & Rewards

This is a repost but slightly edited. I just came back from a doctor’s appointment and was weighed for the first time in a long time. My weight has always been a big yo-yo. It’s up and down. Two weeks ago, I was doing great and was down about ten pounds. But then I got…

What's Cooking: Street Food – Best of Japan

Reposting. Because after my Cinnabon binge, I really need to get back into cooking healthy foods and getting inspired by wonderful shows like these. When I’m stuck in a rut, I turn to YouTube for inspiration. I’m hooked on Street Food videos these days. It’s fascinating watching chefs from around the world create unique recipes….