Why Mayor Bloomberg’s Ban on Big Soda is Stupid

Last Thursday, I appeared on Jane Velez-Mitchell’s show on HLN to talk about the public policy hullabaloo of the moment. My sleepy little hometown of NYC made the news when our Mayor for life, Michael Bloomberg, had another brilliant idea for the public shaming of fat people public health – outlawing the sale of sodas in excess […]


Coke Zero Rehab

I quit Coke Zero last week (and with it, abuse of caffeine and artificial sweeteners), but I’m checking in to let you know how my journey to soda-less living is going. Overall, the detox has been a success and, while I’ve certainly drunk more alcohol in the past week than normal, my body feels like […]


I Wish I Knew How to Quit You, Coke Zero

Did you know that women who drink more than two diet sodas a day may experience kidney decline at twice the rate of women who don’t? Me neither. At least, not until I happened across that information on the internet last week and decided that I was finally going to kick my Coke Zero addiction. […]