Yearly Archives: 2013

Why I started …ahem…a talk show

I’m a little girl with big dreams. Mom says I ran before I walked. Well, nothing has changed  After 4 years of being a suit in the US, I found the need for my work to have an immediate positive impact on the community. Through my art gallery, I did achieve that – with every painting sold, the artists got the recognition and financial security they ...

Lucky number 53

Starting tomorrow, I’ll be blogging and sharing pictures about my routine, diet, scanning menus, how to deal with buffets, dinners out, kiddie birthday parties, travel, exercise…everything everything. 9 years and 2 kids since I’ve been 53 kgs. I’m sure I crossed 80 (!!) at full term. Sick of yo-yoing between Atkins, South Beach, 3 day and every oth ...

November 14

Weight – 61 kgs Goal – 53 kgs by Dec 31 Good morning gang! Having made my goals public yesterday was good motivation to get moving!! Had a busy day, but planned my menu & snacks in the morning. I want to start with… God bless my cook! Morning: Workout: Crossfit (cross training) 1 hr Breakfast: 1 slice whole wheat toast (carb + Fibre), 2 egg whi ...

November 15 – Where’s my Chicken?

Current Weight: 60.9 kgs only 100 gms off from yesterday, I thought it would be at least half  Goal for December 31: 53 kgs OK, so I am totally feeling the pressure of this public weight loss challenge! But thats the idea   Grateful for all the encouragement from my FB community – thank you. Yesterday was good but exhausting. Here’s how it went. My ...

November 16 – To Gundu or Not To Gundu

Current Weight: 60.8 kgs Weight Goal: 53 kgs by Dec 31 So, I’m married to a crazy guy. I call him Gundu. He calls me Gundu. We are the Gundus. Gundu means fatty. And I love him…. BUT Once upon a time, Gundu used to be quite gundu (but I was blinded by love and never thought so). Every time, ok both times I got pregnant, he would make a HUGE effort ...

The Deccan Plateau should be named after me!

Current Weight: 61 kgs Plateau alert!! Weight Goal – 53 kgs by Dec 31st Damn you weighing scales. I know weight is just a number, but lets just say I like that number to be LOW. Grr. I started this program the first week of October and lost 4 kgs in 4 weeks. Through an awesome holiday in Rajasthan (travelled with my soymilks and other snacks and mo ...

November 18 – Move over MTR

Current weight: 60.6 – Finally a number I live with (for a few days ie) Weight Goal: 53 kgs by December 31 Ahhhh, how I love Sundays. Family Day. And most importantly….its Dosa Day. If I may say so myself, let me tell you all that I make the meanest Dosas in town. MTR, CTR, this Sagar and that Sagar can all fight for second place, cause the top of ...

November 19 – My Mama Said…

Current weight – 60.5 kgs …getting there! Weight Goal – 53 kgs by December 31 So, for my Mom’s 60th birthday, my sister and I gifted her a coffee table book with pictures all the way from her baby years till now and messages from her friends around the world telling her how awesome she is  As we browsed through the book, a friend made a comment – t ...

November 20 – So I’ve been cheating

Current Weight:  60.2 kg!!! So close to saying goodbye to the 60s 4-EVAH baby. Weight Goal: 53 kg by December 31 ..on my treadmill – HA HA tricked you. Me…cheating…kabhi nahin! I don’t even cheat at board games  Damn, my blog is so public, how could I possibly disappoint you? I’ve temporarily ditched my beloved treadmill for the elliptical trainer. ...

Don’t try this at home kids…

November 21 Current weight – 60 kgs – dropped 5 kgs since Oct 5! Weight Goal: 53 kgs by December 31 Since I’ve been sharing all this info about my routine, I thought I’d mention….mm, please don’t do the same for yourself without visiting a Dr., trainer and nutritionist! I’ve built up the stamina to workout twice a day over 6 months (not since I sta ...