Beginning of Fall Bowl o' Oats

It’s an understatement to say that my mother is a creature of habit.  She eats oatmeal with blueberries for breakfast (probably at 7:12 a.m. on the dot) every day of the year. I gently tried to coax her into varying the fruit on top of her humble bowl of oats...

Cleaning up after the Party: Day One

Eight days after my Ironman “Aqua-bike”, I jumped on my scale.  I basically had eight days off from being an athlete.  Subconsciously, I was figuring “what the heck”?  I don’t have any more races on the horizon until my Achilles is sound.  Needless to say,...

Post Ironman Week and Vegan Pasta….Hooker Style

I’m having a lot of fun post-Ironman racing—Geoff and I are up on Vancouver Island.  I’ve managed to eat my weight in pasta, pizza and cookies. Traditionally, for 5 days after an Ironman race, my stomach is fair game for All Food Beige and Brown.  My libations seem to...

Geoff Makes Dinner and a Little Skinny on Soy

Hubby Geoff likes to surprise me, and a couple of Saturdays ago he made a vegan dinner for me.  Which was so thoughtful since Geoff basically thinks that bacon and ketchup are two of the four food groups.  And Jersey Mikes, if it could, would be one as well.   Geoff...