Archive for the Food & Diet Category


Thanksgiving has come and gone, but I wanted to say that I am thankful for those family and friends who have been supportive this past year. The health scare and house saga would have brought a lesser woman to her knees, but I persevered. Thus, I am thankful for my inner strength and ability to once again rise to the occasion when faced with difficult challenges. The whole process was a struggle, but I was determined not to let the situation get the best of me. Same for situation with Airport Guy. He’s back! Actually he sent an email 20 […]

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Changing Definition of McJobs

McDonalds is launching a campaign to get British dictionary publishers to change the definition of McJob. Personally, I think they are wasting their time. While the current definition is somewhat insulting to the company and those who work there, they should pursue other endeavors as it’s a battle that cannot be won. Meaning, while you can try and persuade people not to use the term, you really can’t get people to change the definition. Particularly as the definition is a reflection of the times. Thus this campaign is futile. So instead of bringing publicity to the word, they should just […]

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Low-Carb Diets

Maybe the Atkins Diet isn’t so bad after all. Atkins dieters triumph in study By Rebecca Knight Published: March 9 2007 02:00 | Last updated: March 9 2007 02:00 For weight-watchers trying to decide where to turn next, new research offers some help: the largest ever comparison of four popular diets tips the scale in favour of the low- carbohydrate eating plan known as the Atkins diet. The study’s results, in the new issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, show that Atkins dieters lost more weight than those on other diets, and also experienced more benefits in […]

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Indian Food

Almost two years in London and I’m still not a big fan of Indian food. I have tried the food at both dive and posh places and yet, it’s not at the top of my list when it comes to ethnic cuisine. Personally, I prefer Chinese food anyday over Indian, but I think I’m in the minority here in London. Indian restaurants are all over the place but finding a good Chinese restaurant outside of Chinatown is quite difficult. Where Indian Cuisine Reaches for the Stars New York Times, By HENRY SHUKMAN, Published: March 4, 2007 DID the Indian restaurant, […]

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Mongozo Beers

Coconut flavored beer is an ok idea but banana flavor is definitely not!

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