Tag Archive: Food

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

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

Peaceful Places: Longwood Gardens plus Faunbrook Bed and Breakfast

Lately I’ve been thinking about some of the places that I’ve enjoyed visiting. Longwood Gardens (in PA, 13 miles from Wilmington, DE, 30 miles from Philly) is one of those places.  I was… 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

Thank you for the wonderful birthday messages, songs, prayers, & thoughts!

Tuesday was my birthday and it was WONDERFUL! I really enjoyed my day. I was at work, but was so blessed to receive flowers from current students (thanks BDs!!!!), flowers from a former… Continue reading

Viviendo la vida Boricua

Yes, I’m living a Puerto Rican life! But it’s not the typical life that you may be thinking of. Sure, I live around the corner from the beach, which is fabulous! But I… Continue reading

Mi Última Noche (my last night)

Today was my last day at UMET for this trip! I had a wonderful time. My hosts and I presented our results to the Chancellor and then we went out to dinner. The… Continue reading

Comiendo en Río Piedras (Eating in Plaza del Mercado de Río Piedras)

Esta tardes, estuve en Río Piedras con una de mis estudiantes de Maryland quien estaba nació en Puerto Rico. Fuimos a almuerzo en la cafeteria en la Plaza del Mercado. La comida fue… Continue reading