May 2010

The latest talk of the town is shoes…shoes that promise to sculpt your legs as you wear them.  Everyone seems to have conflicting views on whether or not they actually work, so let me also put in my two pence. Although loads of companies are launching this kind of footwear now (from Sketchers to New […]


A bit more of my waffle

by Khushboo on May 14, 2010

Isn’t it funny how much time and brain power we can spend trying to control cravings or even just talking about them?  No matter how much you try to ignore it or convince yourself you don’t need it, you can still hear the craving whispering “Feed me! Feed me!”   For some people, these cravings can […]


Yikes it kind of just dawned on me that in just over a week, I’m going to be in Beirut for my cousin’s wedding.  This means that the sarees will make an appearance and inevitably, body on exposure.   As you know by now, I turn my nose up at crash diets including cabbage soup, ‘magic’ […]


When it comes to losing weight, I’m all for choosing any plan which works for you and that you can stick to in the long-term…whether it means counting points, cutting carbs, or drinking shakes. However I can’t help but have an opinion on some of these plans. Word on the street is that celebrities like […]

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If the thought of hitting the gym fills you with dread or if you simply just “can’t be bothered” to engage in any other form of exercise, here’s a little motivation to put those trainers on:


The other day, I had asked my cook to cut up some crudités for me and then to leave them in the freezer for 10 minutes so that they could chill.  That’s when it hit me…I have a mild case of OCD when it comes to food.  While some people may call these habits ‘bizarre’ or […]


I scream for ice cream

by Khushboo on May 3, 2010

  After cookies, my favourite indulgence has got to be ice cream.  There’s nothing more therapeutic than digging into a bowl of ice cream..a somewhat large one that is!!  In my opinion, Ben & Jerry’s