Weight loss in the time of Corona
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2 comments
My partner and I have been in lock down doing our best to stay healthy for 40+ days now, and my weight has been moving in the wrong direction. Short daily yoga videos and the occasional Ring Fit Adventure session have not made up for the stress ... Read more
A brief update
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2 comments
I'm still here, still Sparking, and making real progress towards getting back down to a healthy weight. These days my food is mostly paleo plus beans, some dairy, and the occasional dessert or alcoholic drink. I am 100% gluten free, and tr... Read more
My kitchens: a retrospective (with pictures!)
Monday, November 04, 2013 2 comments
And lo, I said: LET THERE BE PICKLES!
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 4 comments
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 0 comments
Thank you so, so much to everyone who left comments on my last blog! I am a bit overwhelmed by the number of positive responses, kind words of encouragement, and sympathetic "me too!"s that you all shared. It just goes to show that this communit... Read more
Essentially starting over. Phooey / phew!
Sunday, June 16, 2013 74 comments
Well, I've been avoiding Spark like the plague recently because I'm a bit embarrassed by how far I have fallen. There's something about the type of insidious, persistent stress of university life that makes me pack on pounds; my weight is nearly... Read more
Another farmer's market post...
Friday, September 21, 2012 2 comments
Ok, you know how some women can't go into a shoe/purse/clothing/jewelry/ma
keup store without dropping tons of cash on items they hadn't planned on buying? THAT'S ME WITH FARMER'S MARKETS! Only, I can't feel too guilty about it because i... Read more
Three words: Amish Farmer's Market
Friday, August 31, 2012 10 comments
Is it possible to have a crush on a farmer's market? Because I TOTALLY DO! Oh my goodness, you guys! I was very fond of the farmers' markets that I went to in Massachusetts, but they don't hold a candle to what we've got here in central Pennsylv... Read more
Life changes are bad for the waistline!
Sunday, August 26, 2012 4 comments
...aka, getting back on track. So, as many of you know, in the past month I've quit my job, packed up my apartment, relocated 400+ miles away to a town where I don't know a single person, moved in with roommates for the first time in six y... Read more
Gina, version 3.0!
Sunday, August 12, 2012 6 comments
It's really happening, you guys! I have officially begun writing a new chapter in my life. I've left my job in corporate America, moved four-hundred odd miles away, and am one and a half weeks away from beginning my new stint as a grad student! ... Read more
Big changes ahead!
Saturday, August 04, 2012 2 comments
It's official - I am no longer employed by corporate America! Grad school, here I come! I said all my goodbyes yesterday, went out for lunch with my lab group, and then went out for margaritas with a bunch of people after work. Everyone was... Read more
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