Today is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. You’re forgiven if you didn’t know that, as you won’t find it on your calendar along with Memorial Day and Christmas. But it’s a very important day, for a few reasons that I’ll tell you all about. One being that I love being an RDN!
I have mixed feelings about making New Year’s resolutions, especially since (like most people) I have my fair share of over-reaching, never-achieved resolutions in my past, along with the pangs of guilt that come with “failure.” That said, there is something about the changing of the calendar that offers a chance to pause, reflect, and […]
Greetings! My apologies for a weeklong absence. Time got sucked away last week into the vortex known as preparing for my thesis defense (I had a column deadline, too, which was not the best timing). Which was all well worth it, because my defense was Friday morning, and I passed, which means I get to […]
Thursday was the first time in six years that I hosted Thanksgiving. While I didn’t exactly enjoy the requisite house-cleaning-for-guests, I did quite enjoy the actual menu planning, food shopping and cooking. While there’s a was lot of advance prep, and still much to be done on the big day, I chose recipes I had […]
I haven’t done a Road to RDville post for about a month (since FNCE), and that, coupled with an acute case of writer’s block, means that it’s time for a new one! I blame my writer’s block on the fact that I had three On Nutrition columns this month (on November 3 and 10, and […]
Long time, no see! Wow, I really needed a vacation. We did some crazy flying back and forth between Seattle, Anchorage and LA (accumulating airline miles that we will use on future trips to Europe), and took a nice two-day drive between LA and San Jose. I’d traveled the northern California coast many times in […]