Quantcast

Category Archive: Food and Drink

Jan 10 2011

Ad Hoc Soup

So since I was a jerk last week and posted a recipe for insanely easy, insanely delicious chocolate pie, right at the beginning of January when everyone’s resolving to eat healthier and lose weight, I thought I’d make up for it, and post this recipe for insanely easy, insanely delicious, insanely healthy soup. Although it’s …

Continue reading »

Jan 03 2011

Greta’s Amazing Chocolate Pie

It’s been a while since I’ve done a food post here that wasn’t about weight management, and I just made this pie for my birthday, so I thought I’d share the recipe. This is a ridiculously easy, unbelievably delicious recipe for chocolate pie. And it’s not just me saying so: friends have been known to …

Continue reading »

Jan 02 2011

Dream diary, 1/2/10: Oak Aged Scotch

I dreamed that there was a fancy, high-end Scotch that, instead of being aged in oak barrels, was aged in live oak trees that had been hollowed out specifically for this purpose. I was a little confused as to how the oak trees could survive this process, but was told that the whisky functioned like …

Continue reading »

Dec 15 2010

Caught Between Fat and Thin: When a Fat Acceptance Advocate Takes Off the Pounds

This piece was originally published on AlterNet. I’m always going to be a fat woman. Don’t get me wrong. At five foot three and 135 pounds, I am not, by any useful definition of the word, fat. But I have been fat. I was fat for many, many years. And for years, I was an …

Continue reading »

Dec 08 2010

Caught Between Fat and Thin: The Pounds Come Off, But the Label Stays

I’m always going to be a fat woman. Don’t get me wrong. At five foot three and 135 pounds, I am not, by any useful definition of the word, fat. But I have been fat. I was fat for many, many years. And for years, I was an ardent advocate of the fat acceptance movement. …

Continue reading »

Nov 17 2010

The Fat Positive Feminist Skeptical Diet, Phase 2, Part 2: How Do You Know When Enough Is Enough?

This is Part 2 of a two-part post. In yesterday’s piece, I talked about the process of switching from weight loss to weight maintenance… including the strange attraction of the process of losing weight, and the challenges of letting go of that process and embracing lifelong weight management. Today, I talk about how you even …

Continue reading »

Nov 16 2010

The Fat Positive Feminist Skeptical Diet, Phase 2: Switching from Loss to Maintenance

I’m done. I am officially done losing weight. I’ve reached my target weight. Or, to be more accurate: I have reached the bottom of my target weight range. Or, to be even more accurate than that: I have made a final decision as to what my target weight range should even be (something I wasn’t …

Continue reading »

Sep 24 2010

Don’t Feed the Stars!: Celebrity Bodies and Gossip’s New Schizophrenia

“It’s sort of awful. Yesterday for lunch? Spinach… and some seeds.” “I swear by almost nothing for breakfast. Mugs of hot water!” “The other day I realized as long as I’m in this business, I’m going to be hungry.” “I hate dieting… I’m hungry all the time.” These quotes aren’t from a medical journal. They’re …

Continue reading »

Jul 20 2010

On Trying New Things… And Re-Trying Old Ones

This piece was originally published on the Blowfish Blog. I was eating sushi the other day… yes, I promise, this is about sex. I was eating sushi the other day, and it sparked a mini-revelation about trying new things — and about re-trying old things I think I don’t like. And it’s occurring to me …

Continue reading »

Jun 28 2010

Some Evolving Thoughts About Weight and Sex

Please note: This piece discusses my personal sexuality in a fair amount of detail. Family members and others who don’t want to read about that, you probably don’t want to read this. This piece was originally published on the Blowfish Blog. I want to start by saying this: I am just talking about myself here, …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts