Yoga for Hunger

Yoga for Hunger

Once upon a time I took yoga lessons from a teacher who in all ways but one was quite good for me. “Shashi” sequenced well, demonstrated admirably, spoke with a calm melodious voice. She was warm and friendly. She was certainly a pretty young woman with long chestnut hair and light blue eyes. What was […]

Americans and Obesity

Americans and Obesity

I made a bad transition when I moved to the mainland.  How bad could it be? Bad.  I didn’t understand the slang, the body language, the cultural values or norms.  I found my whole professional wardrobe inappropriate.  I found my University of Hawai’i degree impressed no one, my resume, meaningless.  ouch. Unable to continue working in the […]

Diet Conscious

Diet Conscious

Once upon a time I had a roommate who was an anorexic.  She hadn’t been diagnosed, but I didn’t need a medical degree to realize this young woman was troubled.  In the realm of eating weird, she was top of the pinnacle.  One of the ways anorexics avoid facing the fact that they are starving […]

How to change your diet

How to change your diet

Yesterday I published a recipe for brownies and earlier in the week I disclosed my master bread recipe.  While either of these are fun and easy to make, I realize the main challenge of moving from being a processed food-stuff eater to a whole foods person is the enormity of the project.  Can opening and […]