Diet and Food

Grocery Wars

Diet and Food, Exercise & Fitness By June 13, 2007 No Comments

The wheels on the grocery cart clatter against the store’s tile floor as my Internal Motivational Speaker and My Stomach wage war inside my head. Internal Motivational Speaker:  Oh Kerri, don’t those organic cucumbers look delicious!  You can slice them up and eat them as a snack in the morning.  Grab two of those. My hands extend out and grab…



Diet and Food By June 6, 2007 No Comments

Diagnosed as a kid, I don’t remember ever having the option to snack recklessly.  My mother and father, determined to keep me as healthy as possible, packed me school snacks that would bring great joy to … an 80 year old woman maybe.  However, I was eight years old and toting around a lunch sack containing rice cakes and carrot…


The Sharon Fruit and Spam

Diet and Food By February 15, 2007 Tags: , , No Comments

I feel generally creepy about eating foods named for people.  Granny Smith apples (Julia, please tell me you’d seen the Eddie Izzard bit about Mrs. Smith not making it big in the apple business until she encouraged her daughter to have a baby…), The Roker, or Eggs Benedict.   But I may have found an exception to the rule. The Sharon fruit. This delicious Sharon…