Sneaking Food

I am 13. The house is dark and still, except for the hypnotic hum of the freezer. I am Secret Food Ninja oozing through the family room towards said kitchen appliance. Pause, listen, both parents are snoring just a few yards away in the master bedroom. Can I free the chips from their icy prison? … Read more

The Climb is Tough

  At first a plateau seems like a perfectly happy place to be. Comfortable, familiar and doesn’t require any uncomfortable compromises or harder work. Great, right?     It is, until you start having trouble fitting into your jeans again. Your thighs are now starting to rub together. Everything starts to feel squishy and bloated. With a … Read more