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Getting Stoned, Part Four: A Foodie Goes Under the Knife

Are you wet yet? From all of my tears coursing through the interwebs and through your screen and onto you? No? Okay, just give it a minute. You…

Getting Stoned, Part Three: Make Surgery Great Again

I’m in yet another doctor’s office. This one is a double-wide office space — one long counter, with nurses popping in from either side to call patients back….

Getting Stoned, Part Two: Nowhere to HIDA

{The gallbladder saga continues. If you missed Part One, you can find it here.} He (I’ve decided this bastard of a gallstone is a male, as well as…

Getting Stoned, Part Two: Nowhere to HIDA

{The gallbladder saga continues. If you missed Part One, you can find it here} He (I’ve decided this bastard of a gallstone is a male, as well as…

Getting Stoned, Part One: The Day My Gallbladder Betrayed Me

That’s it. Tomorrow I’m calling the doctor and we’re going to figure this shit out. I say this to myself while I lie in our guest bed, clutching…

Spock Meets Dory

I’m sitting in my physical therapist’s office. Today is supposed to be my last session. Well, more like my last last session, since this latest series of visits…

The Greenest Green of All the Greens: How to Make Wheatgrass Juice Without a Juicer

A while back, we contemplated upgrading from our NutriBullet to the Holy Grail of blenders – a Vitamix. However, Joe (always the sensible one) talked me down from…

Beans, Beans

…they’re good for your heart. The more you eat, the more you … start doing things we’re not going to talk about. Except we are. Before Joe and I…

One Pot Sesame Ginger Pasta

Even though I work from home now, I still like to find (and create!) recipes that are quick and easy. I am absolutely fascinated with the idea of…

I stopped moving and the world crashed in

I’ve been stuck – both literally and figuratively – for a couple weeks now. It started with the ginormous blizzard that kept me inside for three days, and…

Back to Basics: Why we’re not doing 10,000 crunches this month

Friends, I was so very excited about this. February’s challenge, part of my 12 Months of Fitness fit-stravaganza. 10,000 crunches. In 29 days. It’s a 30-day challenge, so…

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston wore a wig and that’s why we all feel ugly

As I told you yesterday, I’m reading Shonda Rhimes’ memoir, “Year of Yes,” in which she chronicles her year of doing all the things that scare her; the…

Flush and Be Fit Cleanse

I’m on my third day of a cleanse and I am so effing hungry

I woke up today wanting one thing, and one thing alone: to go back to bed. However, I forced myself to get up and get going, and before…