I don’t really like fresh vegetables or fruit, but this diet has helped me appreciate them more.
Summary of Scarsdale Medical Diet
Dieters follow the Scarsdale Medical Diet (SMD) strictly for two weeks, and during which fast weight loss is promised (7-15 pounds). After the two weeks, you switch to “Keep Trim” for two weeks, where you plan your own menus. “Keep Trim” permits additional foods, and more calories. You repeat this cycle until you reach your goal. Continue reading “Scarsdale Medical Diet—My Experience”
Eliminate the hassle of planning meals for an entire year.
This is the third part of a trio of blog posts on weight loss, food, and working out. I am a lazy cheapskate, and that makes it really difficult for me to get nutritious meals on the table. Allow me to complain for a brief moment before I give you my introduction and list of recipes. Continue reading “One Year of Recipes for Lazy Cheapskates”
Avoiding long awkward silences one question at a time.
I suck at talking to strangers. I used to better at it in my dating days, and when I worked for a digital marketing agency where we were expected to attend networking events and connect with people. You see, I’m an introvert, and somewhat socially awkward. I am hyper-aware of what other people might think of me, so sometimes I just don’t know what to say for fear of sounding stupid. To cope, I generally avoid one-on-one conversations with strangers at parties. When I’m in a group, I pray that someone else does all the talking, so I can just interject little tid-bits here and there. I don’t think I am alone in this; lots of people can relate. Right? Continue reading “Talking to Strangers at Parties”
Find out if what you’re doing is cultural misappropriation in 7 questions or less.
A group I am a part of recently had a social justice warrior cry “cultural misappropriation!!!” on a dearly-held tradition of theirs. Unsure of what to do, this group stopped doing the “offensive act” altogether. Years of their tradition immediately ceased because one person felt some minor offense. Continue reading “Is it Cultural Mis-Appropriation? A Handy Guide”
LEVEL ONE : A Weight-Loss Plan for Gamers & People Who Like Numbers
I’m not a dietician, and I’m not Weight Watchers, hell I’m not even a food blogger. This blog typically deals with heavier issues than weight (pun intended). I’ve made it abundantly clear elsewhere that I am not an expert on any topic that I write about, and that I write about whatever the fuck I want. So today, I’m going to give you my method for losing weight. Maybe it could work for you too.
Continue reading “How to Lose Weight”