In one week my face has been abrated, mud-packed and Sonicared in ways it has never before experienced. I think my face is saying "Really? Is this what we're going to be doing from here on out? Waging a Holy War against aging?"
No one made a green drinks sexy until Renee Russo started guzzling them in the 1999 version of The Thomas Crown Affair. Whether bottled or hand-made by her lover's cook, they all had a similar When Harry Met Sally effect: “I want what she's having."
Hunger at home is real, however, the crisis in America is not that people are starving, but that we are so blind to our food dysfunctions that even a respected news organization can't distinguish between bad habits and real hunger.
While the diet-conscious among us know that staying healthy usually means nixing the simple carbs (e.g. sugar), a conglomeration of recent studies says your waistline might thank you for that more than your brain, especially after your noggin's had a hard workout.
Each of us has a number, a target calorie intake for maintaining our best weight. Today. Tomorrow. Next year. Whether we are 18 or 80, we have a number that won't change much from year to year once we find ourselves in our adult body.
Teach us how to eat better and help us have a good time doing it, but build the effort on a foundation of portion control and calorie awareness. Turn a blind eye to the metaphorical elephant in the room, and we’ll continue to be the embodiment of it.
After topping off a greasy BBQ joint meal with a big bowl of ice cream, my husband sat across the table from me one night and bragged about his weight loss while I was eating a dry baked potato, green beans, and smoked chicken, not losing an ounce. I told him I wished I was a lesbian because if he were a woman, he wouldn't be able to eat like that and lose weight, and I wouldn't have to listen to him.
Stories like this make me glad I am happily married, because nothing kills one's desire for random hookups like hearing the term SUPER GONORRHEA. But that's just what scientists are calling a new strain of the ages old sexually transmitted...