In a discussion with my uncle, and a later discussion with another relative, the question of how you can tell if your food is healthy came up. It's an interesting question. Lots of people have answers that they would suggest are the One True Way. Some people will tell you it has to be low… Continue reading How Do I Know It’s Healthy?
It was time for the second try at Weight Watchers. I had previously followed Weight Watchers' points system independently, while I was dating a woman who had lost a lot of weight that way. Now that I was engaged and looking at "I'm going to live the rest of my life this way," I wanted… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight — The Weight Watchers Experiment, Part 2, January and February 2007
When I dove into my $300,000 of debt, one of the things that caused it was an unexpected $40,000 in tax bills. That was caused by the sale of stock to buy my ex out of our house. I was relatively inexperienced with finances at that point, and had no idea how much the capital… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2) … Get Out of Debt — Starting to Figure Out Taxes
I've been making tomato sauce for a long time. One of my earliest memories is of stirring spaghetti sauce while my mom was on the phone (the other is making chocolate cake for my third birthday). Back in 2007, one of my regular foods was spaghetti and sauce. I mentioned it somewhere in the saga… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Make Tomato Sauce
I learned to cook from my mom. It started when I was the one stirring my birthday cake at the age of three. And stirring the spaghetti sauce that was simmering on the stove. Flavoring came later, when I was a teenager. It went something like this: Me, stirring spaghetti sauce: "What do I put… Continue reading WID2 … Learn to Cook – First Lessons