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Posts Tagged ‘beer’

Is Guinness good for you?

A couple of years ago I wrote a post on St. Patrick’s Day after doing some research on Guinness. I have heard rumors that Guinness is high in iron and better for you than most beers. I also heard that pregnant women have been advised to drink Guinness because of the high iron and low […]


Lovely day for a Guinness

I have never really been a Guinness fan. While in Dublin years ago I had a couple of the black stuff while at the brewery. And damn, it was good. I haven’t had any since … until today. After my yoga class Curt and I headed out for brunch. I went all Irish. I had […]


Full flavor, full calorie … mmmmm beer

I used to hate the taste of beer. Probably because it was a Coors or something. And I still remember someone telling me that eventually I would get used to the taste and actually like beer. When I was in college my friend Robert got me into microbrews. Many nights after our shift at the […]


Take me out to the ballpark

Last night I went to an Oakland A’s game with Curt and some friends. I debated on what I should do about dinner at the ballpark. There really aren’t any healthy options. But I wanted to enjoy myself but still not go crazy in the caloric intake department. If you plan, you can still enjoy […]


2 daiquiris, 3 beers and a Bloody Mary

And that was just today. I spent the past three days in Tucson. When I arrived Friday night there was an eegee’s slushie drink waiting for me in the car. I can’t think of a better way to arrive in Tucson. Well, having my mom meet me at baggage claim was pretty awesome, too. When […]


Just Dance!

So I had read a Weight Watchers e-mail about tips to handle a wedding. One tip was to survey all appetizers before taking any. You know, see what is available. What you want. Well, I didn’t do that. Crab cakes came by and I grabbed one. Oh my goodness! They were so good. There weren’t […]