Bell's Palsy, Health, Laughter, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 8 in a series of blog updates on my health status. One morning last week while absentmindedly watching the Today Show I glanced at Al Roker and the weather map and noticed the western part of the country showed “finger danger.” I exclaimed, “Finger danger. What’s that?” to which Scott… Read more »

Beef, Building Culinary Skills & Competence, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Recipe, World Cuisines.

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND DISCLOSURE: This post is a collaboration with Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner., on behalf of the Beef Checkoff, as part of my role as a member of the Beef Expert Bureau. During a cool rainy afternoon in mid-April my husband and I were watching an episode of Bizarre Foods:… Read more »

Food & Flavor, Health, Mystery Virus, Wine.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of blog updates on my health status. I was 26 years old when I finished graduate school in Boston. I had dreams of starting my own consulting business. There I sat in my basement apartment, trying to figure out how to make money using my newly… Read more »

Health, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 5 in a series of blog updates on my health status. During a spirited conversation with a long-time friend recently, she said, “I’m so glad all you’re dealing with now is the Bell’s Palsy.” I laughed, sighed, and then explained that I am dealing with many other issues related to… Read more »

Health, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 4 in a series of blog updates on my health status. Friends and family have been watching my social media activity closely. Every recent post seems to elicit an enthusiastic response like, “It’s great to see you’re feeling better!” to which I think, “Oh, if only that were true.” Sure,… Read more »

Diabetes, Health, Mystery Virus.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 3 in a series of blog updates on my health status. Early in our marriage we bought a Big Green Egg, an almost too big version for a small backyard patio. We later moved to a new home, and moving the Big Green Egg was one of the most stressful… Read more »