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Slimming, Stories, and Tofurky

In accordance with my slimming plan, I started the Fat Smash Diet (as seen on reality TV, "Celebrity Fit Club") and after the 9 day detox, I lost 4 pounds and felt better than I had in a long, long time.  Day 10 was a bit of a fail because it was birthday treat day at work and I was the only April Baby...I only had a small spoonful of a couple "bad" things like cake.  But then a friend gave me 1/2 a loaf of raspberry rozek.  This is a Slovak pastry that I LOVE and only have once a year so yeah, that rozek is no more.  It has ceased to be.  But, I'm back on the eating well train and am about to hit the gym.  Gotta keep moving forward!

In writerly news, my tale "All Fun and Games" will appear in the forthcoming anthology Made You Flinch--Again! and (as of right now) holds the first spot in the table of contents.  This gets me all sorts of excited and squealy.  I've also seen the cover for the upcoming Groanology:  Amusing Monster Mash-ups Unleashed and it is amazing!  Lee Hartnup (Goatboy) is such a talented artist.  Have a look for yourself.

Finally, I'm looking forward to Easter so I can see my family, share some laughs and eat me some Tofurky.  There's something about that adorable ball of fake meat and rice stuffing that just makes me smile.  I'm thinking of making bunny ears for it...could be adorable.

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