Day 33: Failing to Give Up Something for Lent

Although I thought about giving up carbs, sugar, snacks, and even wine, I’ve decided that this year instead of giving something up, I’m vowing to do more. For the next 40 days I’m going to try like hell to eat the 5 recommended fruits and vegetables and drink 5 glasses of water. Although I love…

Day 24: Failing to Blog (Again)

I was away this weekend which made blogging tough. Although I failed to write a post, I thought I’d officially use my blogging failures as opportunities to showcase blogs, sites and other artists, writers and scientists that I follow. One of my favorite blogs of all time is The Blog That Ate Manhattan (TBTAM), written…

Day 7: Failing at Finding a Dietary Cure

Look around the Internet enough and you’ll find a bunch of people that claim to have wiped away their MS symptoms through dietary changes alone. There’s the low-fat Swank Diet, Dr. Wahls’ paleo approach, Overcoming MS‘s almost vegan regimen, The Best Bet’s anti-leaky gut plan, the anti-allergy MS Recovery Diet, the Healing MS anti-candida program along…

Day 5: Failing at Shaming Oprah

Have you heard the hullabaloo about Oprah Winfrey joining Weight Watchers?  Even though she’s one of the most wealthy, powerful and accomplished women on the planet, her choice to join WW and encourage others to join her is a big problem for many. Not me. Oprah, if you want to lose weight – Go for…

Day 3: Failing Coffee

I put a lot of sugary, crap in my coffee.  In fact to the unsuspecting observer, it might seem like instead of adding sugar to my coffee I’m actually adding coffee to my mug of hot chocolate. Even though I know that eating sugar is an inflammatory act, I can’t seem to start my day…