Vices Schmices

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

This is the wrong freaking day to ask me about my vices because starting yesterday, I went on a health kick. Like many writers, my biggest vices of late have been drinking, overeating, and extreme immobility, and I’m attempting to put a stop to the debauchery. As a result, I’m having so many cravings right now, one of which is to go lie down, another is to eat a chipotle…

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Deb Elise’s Weird Compulsion for Self-Torture… a.k.a. Deb Elise’s Hobby

Consider this my 12-Step Group intro: Hi. I’m Deb Elise, and I have a sick penchant for running marathons. All together now: Hi, Deb Elise. I know for many people, running isn’t strange at all. There are people who love running, gazelle-like people built for speed who float out the door and glide along for miles without a care in the world. I am not one of these people. I…

Monday, September 6, 2010
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Making Time for the Things You Love, by Deb Meredith

Hobbies? Who has time for hobbies when there are all these books to write? I was asked in an interview several weeks ago how I did it all—parenting, marriage, freelance work, novel writing… The question exhausted me, and I considered lying down and taking a nap. But who has time? All kidding aside, I make time nearly every day for one of my favorite hobbies—swimming. Not only does this keep…

Wednesday, January 28, 2009
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Lisa Daily, unlikely supermodel.

Today was one of the weirdest days of my life. I woke up in New York city, in a hotel room, and I had miraculously transformed into a supermodel. Okay, so that’s not exactly how it happened. In actuality, I participated in something that Woman’s World magazine is calling the Deskside Diet. For one week after Thanksgiving, I ate a reasonable diet and used a little bicycle pedaler that fit…

Wednesday, December 12, 2007
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