NYSAND Leadership Meeting

I recently attended the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NYSAND) Leadership Meeting, an annual event each fall, the location of which rotates around the state.   This year, our conference was The Sagamore on beautiful Lake George.   Continue reading “NYSAND Leadership Meeting”

workin’ hard for the money

SO HARD for the money.

Seriously. So. Freaking. Hard.  I’ve put in more 9, 10 and even 11-hour days than I have 8-hour days, mostly because there is just So. Much. To. Do.  And a pretty steep learning curve at that.

But, I LOVE my job.  I love being able to walk to work, my co-worker is perhaps the best teacher I’ve ever had (and so patient!), everyone is nice and I love bringing a smile to the residents every day.  So, I’m really hoping these hours improve, and FAST. Continue reading “workin’ hard for the money”

Is Soy Good or Bad?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (and don’t we all wish we could, sometimes), you’ve likely picked up on the controversy surrounding soy and soy products. Some people love it, some people hate it. Countless studies have been done, all of which seem to present conflicting results, ranging from ‘it’s harmless,’ to ‘it causes cancer.’ Unfortunately, I don’t have a definitive answer to the soy dilemma, but I can shed some light on what soy is, why it causes such a stir, and provide some resources where you can go for more information.

Continue reading “Is Soy Good or Bad?”