One evening, I just wanted to make a quick dinner and get to the main event I had planned: curling up with the DSM-V and a glass of wine in order to diagnose my friends and family. What was quick and easy to make? Pasta Puttanesca, reputed to be tasty and fast, and purportedly named … More The Whores Like It?
For some reason, I decided about a decade ago that the clothes I wear to work must often be at least 80% wool, and thus they and I get rather itchy. Occasionally, I up the percentage, and wear, in essence, a hairshirt and hairslacks (awful, but “hairpants” is worse). On days when my hormones have … More Cooking with PMS: A multimedia experience
You know what’s really nice for dinner? Cereal! A glass of water, an apple, maybe some carrots. I could happily eat this every night. The prospect of the time savings alone fills me with glee. Or actually, with a mournful longing. I know it might sound a little desolate, and is probably not too far … More Balls!
Sleep, according to my extremely lazy research, is not only good for consolidating memories and curbing inflammation but giving you what you need to “be a winner.” I used to be a highly accomplished sleeper, and slept through fire and burglar alarms and, at least once, my sister’s attempt to scare me by waving an actual axe over … More Egg Muffins, I guess
Having read about 40,000 women’s magazines’ prescriptions for healthy eating, I have finally crafted my own excellent plan. Breakfast: Every morning I separate the yolks from the whites of 3 cage-free eggs and flush them down the toilet. Then I eat the shells with a side of ranch dressing. Midmorning snack: To maintain energy for the 10 … More The Only Diet You’ll Ever Need