This weekend was low key and perfect in its simplicity. Friday night we tried out a new place in the area for dinner called The Rum Diaries. The Rum Diaries has a nice ambiance, with a wide variety of featured rums from all over the Caribbean. I had a Pinot Gregio at the Rum Diaries. … More Hello Monday. We Meet Again
I overheard a conversation in the sauna room today at the gym. Oh, that’s my new thing these days. After my workout, I go in the sauna once per week. I spray diluted apple cider vinegar on my face after splashing it with cool water, and then sit in the sauna and let my pores open. … More What Clean Eating Means to Me
The Rotary Pickering Ribfest comes but once a year. I kind of look forward to this event like a kid does to Christmas morning. Every first weekend of June, from Friday to Sunday, droves of people near and far, line up for a taste of smoky, succulent goodness that literally falls off the bone. The … More Rib Fest 2013
It’s Friday. I have had one busy week. Work was hectic. The work week has come to a close. Boy, could I use a glass of wine, maybe two glasses and some take out for dinner. This is my typical scenario on Fridays, as I segue into weekend bliss. A time to relax, unwind and … More Weekend Weakness
Yesterday we took a look at my nephew Joshua’s weight training program in this post, The 5 x 5 Program. Today, I thought we take a look at what he eats to gain size. Daily Food Consumption to Sustain Mass: This is the diet that I am following. 6:30AM 4 Eggs Protein Scoop of Oatmeal … More The 5 x 5 Diet.
Since I am a merely a novice when it comes to nutrition, I study and take notes from many blogs and fitness magazines. The common theme is, clean eating is 90% of the journey. In other words, even if I’m zumba-ing, spinning and weight training my little heart out , but I’m not being mindful … More Here Me Roar!
It’s dinner party day, and I am pumped. I’m in this to win this! That thousand dollars is mine!( Oops. Watching too many Come Dine With Me episodes.) If you had the chance to read my previous post, you know I’m a fan of the show. Now, back to reality. Although there is no cash prize … More Come Dine With Me- Part 2
I am getting to the point where I am enjoying healthy food choices while cravings for empty calories are decreasing at this point in my journey. I still enjoy treating myself, and allow myself a treat day now and again. For example, I am looking forward to going to the Second Cup tomorrow to meet … More Enjoying Healthy Eating. Who Knew?!