Remember the water detox from yesterday? Remember how there were visions of food doing the cha-cha-cha in my head. Meet the protagonist who played a starring role in the dance sequence – banana and nut granola bars. In my starvation induced light headedness, the little squares and rectangles joined up and executed some perfect moves.… Read More As You Like It Granola Bars
Getting to my ideal weight has been on my bucket list ever since I learnt the word ‘fat’ as a teenager. A skinny kid, puberty not only hit me like a sack of potatoes, it also made me look like a sack of potatoes. Even after I lost a third of my body weight within… Read More How Not to Do a Water Detox
Pretend Interviewer (PI): We are inclined to take no notice of your request for a chat, given how you have been ignoring us. We have repeatedly asked you to talk to us – about 2015 musings and lessons, your 2016 resolutions, your first staycation that you took in January, your fitness progress – but you… Read More Showing heart on St. Valentine’s
Apart from their flowing beards, that is, and it being commonly misunderstood that the same guy played them in the movies. Answer: Both these mentors disappeared to make merry while their hapless mentees stumbled from one near death experience to another. Further, both of them seemed to know the whole plot (background, foreground, past, future)… Read More Question: What do Albus Dumbledore and Gandalf the White have in common?
December has special significance for the family. Much before we stuff ourselves with plum cake and ginger bread over Christmas, and ring in the New Year, we gather together mid-month to celebrate a bunch of wedding anniversaries. Come December, I want to cease all industrious activity and devote the month to boozy brunches, picnics in the… Read More Of December and Orange Cakes
I have two big confessions. I READ a lot about healthy eating and fitness. I DO very little about either. I don’t know how to cook mushrooms. I recently discovered that mushrooms are very healthy; we are talking cancer-diabetes-preventing, immunity boosting miracles. So it came to pass that when last at the local green grocers (buying strawberries… Read More Spicy Mushrooms and some other Good Stuff
Avid readers will recall how I took stock of my finances and had an attack of the blues. Last week, I repeated the exercise and realized that the more time and distance I put between steady employment and the present, the lesser I miss the pay-cheque. I made the mistake though, of doing another kind… Read More Doughnuts, Vitamins, and a Health Check