November 2011

…How’s that for an eye-catching post title? 😉 I’m not a vain person at all but I will tell you one thing: I love looking in the mirror after lifting weights or swimming.  My muscles look SO defined that it kinda makes me want to wear something that shows my arms off.  As deluded as […]

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A delicious marriage

by Khushboo on November 27, 2011

I’m not even going to beat around the bush.  I went out last night and woke up craving grease…you can fill in the blanks!  Even though my eating habits now and when I was growing up have done a complete 180, there are some foods which my fondness towards only increases with time, such as […]

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Attitude of Gratitude

by Khushboo on November 24, 2011

As cliché as this post is, I could not help but reflect upon some of the things I am thankful for on Thanksgiving.  As much as I would love to list out everything, this is a post and not a memoir so I’m going to try and keep it short & sweet: My family: Yeah […]

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Tell me I’m not alone…

by Khushboo on November 23, 2011

Tell me I’m not the only one who… Always has at least 5 browsing tabs opened: Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Google Docs & what I’m actually working on/browsing Can’t be bothered forgets to remove her polish in between manicures Laughed more when Two and a Half Men featured Charlie Sheen (as opposed to Ashton Kutcher) Sometimes […]

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Put a SOCCA into it

by Khushboo on November 21, 2011

Does anyone remember the concept “Star of the Week” from elementary school?  For those unfamiliar, it involved one chid in the class being picked each week to be the ‘star’.  Along with being assigned ‘special’ classroom responsibilities such as being the line leader, the star would often also create & share an “All About Me” […]

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Running is a worldwide sport.  There are so many reasons why people run: weight loss, mental benefits, serenity, self-achievement, carbo-loading, it costs less than therapy, and so forth.  Whatever your reason is, chances are you’re getting more out of running than you bargained for. During my long run yesterday, I started to realize how lessons […]

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The Internet is one of the biggest oxymorons out there.  Given the amount of knowledge available at our fingertips, the Internet is like an information superway.  It also allows for things to get done faster than we could have even imagined 20 years.  Er anyone remember fax machines?  On the flip-side, the Internet has so […]

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You do you, I’ll do me

by Khushboo on November 14, 2011

The Comparison Trap (n):  A vicious and unrealistic cycle in which we compare ourselves with others and let our self-esteem inflate or deflate according to the results of the comparison. I think each one of us has fallen prey to this trap at least once in the past.   It’s a natural instinct which can arise […]

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***Disclaimer: Before I divulge into this topic, I realize that this view will not be shared by everyone reading, especially if your name is Jillian Michaels :)!  This post is part of my Weight Loss Series, and is purely based on my own opinion and what works for me.*** The million dollar question: Which is […]

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