The Unexpected Side Effects of Going Sugar Free

The Unexpected Side Effects of Going Sugar Free

Well, kids and campers—we’re two months in to my glorious experiment of avoiding sugar at all costs. And by glorious, I really mean: a hellscape from which I cannot escape … Read more

Whining About National Drink Wine Day

Whining About National Drink Wine Day

My soul needs to vent for a minute. Just bear with me.
Today is National Drink Wine Day—and I know this because I spied some decrepit Facebook posts I made from … Read more

Let’s Talk About Cravings, Shall We?

Let’s Talk About Cravings, Shall We?

I read somewhere that it takes a mere 40 days for sugar cravings to subside if you go cold turkey.
I’m here to tell you that article was a blasphemous lie.
I … Read more

Hydro-colon Therapy Is A Thing, People—And It Rocks My Face Off!

Hydro-colon Therapy Is A Thing, People—And It Rocks My Face Off!

Because I’m all about health and wellness in 2019, I’m finding myself venturing outside my comfort zone to track down unique holistic treatments and healthcare alternatives. So imagine my surprise … Read more

“Hey, How’s That Whole No Sugar Thing Going Anyway?”

“Hey, How’s That Whole No Sugar Thing Going Anyway?”

At the beginning of 2019—as a sort of Hail Mary pass to my overall well-being—I gave up sugar. And sweeteners. And starches. And gluten. For an entire year.
I decided to … Read more

Eff! Sugar is in everything!

Eff! Sugar is in everything!

We are nearing the first week of my let’s-go-sugar-free-for-an-entire-year insanity. And lemme tell you, I was doing pretty good—until today. At some point this morning, my body gave up. I … Read more

Sugar—I’ll Miss You Most Of All

Sugar—I’ll Miss You Most Of All

Remember when Dorothy leans in and gives Scarecrow a hug and says, “I think I’ll miss you most of all?” Well, first of all—how rude to do that in front … Read more

I’m Giving Up Sugar in 2019 and Here’s Why …

I’m Giving Up Sugar in 2019 and Here’s Why …

A scant few years ago I got an earful from my physician about how my excess drinking was starting to wreak havoc with my health. I had managed to put … Read more

My Year Of Eating Dangerously

My Year Of Eating Dangerously

2018 was—shall we say—not exactly my best year. I spent the first seven months gainfully unemployed and in a perpetually horrific mood. Years from now I’m sure I’ll be able … Read more

Funeral Song

Funeral Song

I went to a funeral yesterday that was perfect—as funerals go. It was more uplifting, soul-affirming celebration of life and less anguished, snot-bubble cryfest of finality. By complete happenstance, I … Read more