Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dark is Beautiful

Chocolate i.e.! Haha tricked you again. Healthy eating is not a punishment. I try to make everything look like, seem like and taste like a treat. And while my beautiful salads, fruits do make me happy, there is nothing..nothing…NOTHINNNNNG that satisfies me like a piece of dark chocolate. So in this whole quest for fitness, I’ve made sure to includ ...

I love Alfalfa Sprouts and why you should too :)

Its only recently that I realized that you can sprout them yourself. I had always thought alfalfa sprouts were something you buy from the grocery store…all perfectly sprouted and packaged. I’ve been sprouting moong for years…in my sprout farm…Alfalfa is a bit tricky though. Step 1: Soak few tablespoons of Alfalfa over night. Available at Fab India ...

Repeat after me – No Thanks and No Spanx!

My 2 mantras. No Thanks and No Spanx. Lets talk about the No Thanks first. 2 very powerful words. I first learned to use them in school…when the kids in class were like “Girlie eat my lunch”. Soggy Dosas? I don’t think so! “No Thanks :)” And then college in the US “Girrrrl, you so fine, can I come overrrr?” Mmm, let me think….”No Thanks!” And now “ ...

I’m baaaaack!!!

6th kg lost baby yeah! Weighed in at 59 kgs and the scales even flickered at 58.9, so I better be there tomorrow. I’m back to feeling awesome, have shed all those negative thoughts (and some weight too haha). If I do the math, I have burned 23000 calories in the past 2 months. 6 kgs may sound like a small number…but go pick up a bag that weighs tha ...

I’m an Enthu Cutlet I am I am

Samosapedia defines Enthu Cutlet as – an earnest eager beaver who is able to muster up inordinate amounts of energy, inspiration and enthusiasm towards a variety of things. Good enthu cutlets organize parties, arrive early at a movie theatre to buy everyone tickets and enter words in Samosapedia. Bad enthu cutlets become politiicians and local dema ...

When you’re happy and you know it…

Take a selfie!!! Disclaimer – skinny iPhone pic!! This is not the real me. BUT, I do have every reason to be happy….dropped another 400 grams…and down to 58.2. Looking fwd to touching 57 in a few days. Ate light and healthy meals. This was lunch…salmon arugula and iceberg lettuce salad. Veggies were red, yellow, green peppers and cucumbers. A can ...

Lets bow down to single moms

The past few days have been crazy without the hubby! Thanks to our very equal equation, I struggled to get the kids ready for school without him, AND workout AND work AND run the house. Can we all please take a moment to bow down to single parents. Seriously! 2 kiddie birthday parties, Swim class, my Finance ExperTalk workshop, Doctor’s appt, a pla ...

57.6 57.6 57.6!!!

4.6 kgs away from my goal!!! YAYYYYY! ...

How to lose weight on a holiday!

Thats right – its totally possible! I know most of you must be thinking … that its a struggle to not gain weight on a holiday, coming back the same weight is tough enough and losing weight is just impossible. Well its not!! So over the kids’ Dusserah holidays, we planned a trip to Rajasthan with Gundu, kids and me. Hungry for some cultural explorat ...

No news is good news

Not much to report. Still at 57.6 kgs. How I wish it was 56.7! Well, actually there is some news…I was featured in the December edition of Entrepreneur Magazine! And who are those suited and booted dudes on the cover? It should be ME in my size 4 jeans. BTW, that picture was clearly taken before I started my big fitness regime   And here it is – ...