What I learned losing weight the second time

today i am excited about everything

Since I gave my TEDx talk last February, I’ve lost weight…again. And yet, the losing, it didn’t start right away. Not after the eighteen-minute speech, not after I realized precisely how far off-track I’d gotten, not even when my shame was five-alarm. No, it started when I wrote “Losing and Gaining.” A blog post. But not a…

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Buttermilk Oven “Fried” Chicken & The Skinnytaste Cookbook!

oven fried chicken

Unless you’re my Grandma who doesn’t have a computer because, as she puts it, “It’s too late for me,” you know who Gina Homolka is. She’s a superstar. Her blog, Skinnytaste.com, is a phenomenon, and I don’t say that casually. It’s everywhere, and it’s headed even more places. Not only are the recipes delicious, but they’re light…

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Lighter Cajun Tilapia Sandwich with Bacon & Lime Mayo

cajuntilapia

  I think when you begin to love someone, it’s just part of the natural progression of things to probe them endlessly to figure out everything they like to eat. And everything they hate, too. I ask questions about food preferences immediately — in friendships, in love — mostly because, well, let’s not get hurt later on.    …

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Let’s Catch Up

working from home

It’s been so long since I’ve written about what’s going on in my everyday life. Let’s catch up! For the past six months I’ve worked as Social Media Director for The Shriver Report — Maria Shriver’s nonprofit initiative dedicated to chronicling the status of American women and all of the shifts in American culture that affect…

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My book, It Was Me All Along, is available for preorder!

it was me all along

There really aren’t cards I could send with meaningful enough words — I’ve looked. Thank you for blowing me away with unimaginable kindness. With love the size of Alaska. I read all of your comments, your emails, tweets, Instagram comments, and more, and I was sweating from the warmth. I’ve said it before, but this time…

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