December 2011

2012 Countdown

by Khushboo on December 30, 2011

Andddd another year bites the dust yet my reaction stays the same as last year: Already?? I can’t say 2011 was my best year but it definitely was a good one. 5 Highlights of 2011 Getting my story featured in Shape Magazine (UAE Edition) Qualifying as a Nutrition Specialist, which means I can legally prescribe […]


A taste of my childhood

by Khushboo on December 28, 2011

When people ask me where “home” is, I really have no idea.  Before living in Mumbai and London, I lived the first 14 years of my life in Lagos, Nigeria.  Although I can’t imagine ever living there again, I probably spent some of the best years of my life there.  The friends I made in […]


A feAstive Christmas

by Khushboo on December 26, 2011

Having celebrated Christmas in both London &  Mumbai in the past, I can vouch for it being a completely different experience: Christmas in London: Outside is freezing cold & I spend my day huddled around the mini heater at home We exchange token presents because it’s hard not to get into the spirit The whole […]


For the last 10 days, I have been experiencing a funky pain on my right leg.  It started off on my shin which I assumed was  shin splints.  It’s now progressed to my right ankle and any kind of high-impact exercise highlights the pain more.  I initially tried to run through the pain but it […]


Even though Christmas is only 3 days away, my family and I don’t celebrate the holiday per say as we are Hindu.  However I did suggest my immediate family and I exchange presents just for the novelty factor.  Nonetheless my email went ignored and confirmed I am related to  a bunch of Grinches ;)! That […]


Tuesday things

by Khushboo on December 20, 2011

I was going to wait till Friday to put this post up and title it with the cliché “Friday Favorites”, but I thought it was a bit ridiculous to hold off on a post for the sake of alliteration.  On that note, here are some things I am loving these last few days: 1) Savory […]


“Only lost a pound”

by Khushboo on December 19, 2011

The Bachelor, Keeping up With the Kardashians, The Real Housewives, etc: I’m not really a fan of reality television.   However the one show which I do love *surprise surprise* is The Biggest Loser.  For those unfamiliar with it, the show is a weight-loss reality drama in which two celebrity fitness trainers join with top […]


Salmon says

by Khushboo on December 17, 2011

After ages I watched two of my all-time favorite movies this week: Home Alone 1 & 2 and both were just as amazing as I remember! Speaking of favorite movies, anyone remember the movie Clueless with Alicia Silverstone? I must have watched it over 20 times and can probably still recite the dialogue: “You’re just […]


No whey!

by Khushboo on December 15, 2011

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, grocery shopping is a completely different experience in Mumbai & London. For starters, the products available vary. There are some foods I still bring back when I travel: Some I’ve learned to live without: Some I try to recreate: If you’ve been reading my blog for […]