Food Rehab-The Beginning of Week 3

Greetings Gems! How is everyone? How is your November so far? My last blog was 2 weeks ago plus one day. You can read it here. I advised that I was going back into Food Rehab.   Well, I did and I am still hanging in there. A quick reminder of what I’ve chosen to do…

Time For Food Rehab, Again!

Happy November to you! Guess who turned 50 a week ago?  You got it…ME!  Do I feel any different?  Different than what?  I’ve never been 50 so I really don’t have anything to compare it to…lol. Anyway, I’m been slipping and eating everything under the sun.  Especially the last month or so.  Hubby and I…

The Farmers’ Market & Soup

I love when the Farmers’ Market is open.  In Baltimore, our biggest one starts in the Spring, usually on the 4th Sunday of April and ends the Sunday before Christmas.  It’s located beneath the Jones Falls Expressway (I-83).  It’s open every Sunday during that time. In case you have never been to a Farmers’ Market,…

Inflammation: Friend or Foe?

Inflammation can be your worst enemy while trying to be your best friend. Merriam-Webster defines inflammation as “a local response to cellular injury that is marked by capillary dilatation, leukocytic infiltration, redness, heat, and pain and that serves as a mechanism initiating the elimination of noxious agents and of damaged tissue.” Medicinenet.com defines it as…

Don’t Skip Breakfast

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.  Don’t skip it.  Try to eat within an hour of getting out of bed. When you skip breakfast, you aren’t giving your brain and body the fuel it needs to jump-start your day. Without it you may find yourself sluggish and hangry (hungry & angry)….