Tag Archive: Diet

Skinny jeans & getting healthier DURING the holidays? A personal goal.

I have another blog dedicated to health (http://dietwithoutdeprivation.wordpress.com), and I realized that I hadn’t posted there since July! This is a sad state of affairs, because so many pieces of advice note that… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Monday After “Remedy” … Pancakes?

I’ve found the cure for Monday after Thanksgiving eating. Pancakes! Yes, in my own weird world of eating, I’ve found pancakes to be my “cure.” This morning, I opened the fridge with thoughts… Continue reading

Health and Wellness Thoughts for Grad Students – Inspired by the University of Maryland College Park’s Dissertation House

This week, I am sharing time with the Dissertation House at the University of Maryland College Park.  College Park provides participants with breakfast and afternoon refreshments as well as dining cards for meals… Continue reading

Blogs, websites, and food for thought.

In a twitter conversation with someone from the Anita Borg Institute (I tweet @Renetta_Tull and @PROMISE_AGEP), there were jokes about our numbers of websites, blogs, twitter sites, and facebook sites. We discovered that… Continue reading

Saying “No” to a husband’s gifts of food

I’m on a path to better health, and I recently said something very uncharacteristic to my husband: “Do not buy me any sweets or snacks. If I want them, I’ll buy them myself.”… Continue reading

Let Her Eat Cake!

I love cake. That’s all there is to it. I recently had some cake baked or provided by family and ladies from my church … pound cake, German chocolate, and “birthday/wedding” styled cake,… Continue reading

My Newest Website: DietWithoutDeprivation.com

I went to The Spirit Realm Project’s “Zero to Website in 3 Hours” on Saturday morning to support and help the team with their first technology workshop, and decided to set up a… Continue reading

Diet without Deprivation. Thinking about a diet? Don’t put your ice cream in a bowl, use a saucer.

Sometimes we just get the taste for something sweet. And as the days get warmer, ice cream is often the sweetness of choice. But we don’t want to overindulge. And we don’t want… Continue reading

Diet without Deprivation. Only go for the cookies when there are 2-3 in the bag after you’ve given the rest away.

I tried this. I really wanted those ginger snaps. And I held out … until the bag, left out of the box by my husband, was just staring at me. So I went… Continue reading