Monthly Archives: November 2008

Sandwiches are beautiful

When I go out to eat with friends, there's about three suggestions that I nearly always make for what we should eat: sushi, curry, or sandwiches. Or cake (alright, that's four. Math was never my strong point). However, most people that I know either don't like sushi so we don't…

Poll: Health Inspections

For my final research project in my Investigative Journalism class, we had to research, investigate, and write a piece on any topic of our choice (my topic was misleading nutrition claims on food products, which I will talk more about another day). One of my classmates pitched her story to…

Life Lessons: Your Principles

It has been a month since our last poll, and the results are in! The question: How does justifying your food choices affect you? The results: I often feel the need to justify what I'm eating and it makes me feel bad 42% Sometimes I'll explain why I'm eating a…

Life Lessons: Winning by Losing

I've been tagged again- thanks CP! This time we've got a music meme:Music to cry to: Viva la Vida by Coldplay. No joke, every time I hear this song it brings tears to my eyes. One day I was driving home from boot camp and this song came on the…

Binging

I know I've already written quite a bit about cookie dough, but I have one last thing to say about it, and then I'll be done!The cookie dough is gone. The batch that was made on Saturday and put in the fridge to "nibble" on- gone! I'd like to be…

How to eat a pile of cookie dough

I think I ate my own body weight in cookie dough this weekend. Oof. Thank goodness for pajama pants.Yesterday I filed a police report about my wallet, and I don't expect it will turn up but at least I feel like I've done everything I could do for it. The…

Analyzing Stress and Control Issues

I am a naturally very lucky person. For the most part, the stars seem to shine on me with the things that get handed to me on a silver platter and with the opportunities that I am presented with- with some things I'll work very hard to get to where…

The Tag Game: Share!

I have been tagged by Stevia 'n Spice! I'm pretty sure everyone in blogland has seen this before but the idea is to share 7 random/weird facts about yourself:1. I LOVE pearls and cameo jewelry2. One year on St. Patrick's Day, the pub that I was at ran out of…

Why do we diet?

After coming across this post from Diet Blog, I started thinking about all of the studies and real-life experiences which show that diets* really just do not work in general. I am puzzled. If diets don't work, then why does everyone diet? I was speaking to a woman not too…