Archive for December, 2008

Happy HoHoHo – get iFitness on your iPod/iPhone

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on December 25 2008 Add Comments

Merry Christmas everyone.  I ate wayyy too much.  I tried to fill up on turkey breast rather than stuffing or pie. My wonderful wife gave me an iPod Touch!   Now I just need to get a Mac so I can play with the SDK. hmmmm. Anyhow, I’ve been trolling the app store and looking for [...]

Blueberries are a superfood

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on December 19 2008 Add Comments

I’ve started adding blueberries to my morning chow.  I’ve been reading a bit about superfoods and figure why not!  The whole superfoods thing could be a marketing scam – but you can’t say eating more fruits is a bad thing. Blueberries seem to have a lot going for them, so much it almost seems too [...]

How to tell when a pineapple is ripe

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on December 10 2008 Add Comments

Have you ever wondered how to pick a ripe pineapple?  While looking at pineapples today a helpful lady at the grocery store shared with me a little tip.  If the leaves sticking out of the center/top of the pineapple can be plucked out easily the pineapple is ripe. A little bit scary when you think [...]

Leaving Las Vegas

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on December 5 2008 Add Comments

I did it.   All of the things I planned (except for taking the stairs to my room on the 26th floor) I did.  I ate pretty well, I had some drinks, I sat with the smokers and didn’t smoke.  To eat well I did have to avoid the buffets and food that was included in [...]