The Jacksons, That's All Folks! We're Ready, So Bring on Tomorrow

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I'm craving roasted-garlic hummus with toasted pita chips right now.
I mean, I really want some....
I'm craving roasted-garlic hummus with toasted pita chips right now.

The Jacksons, Week 33: Mother and Son, 2.0

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A Japanese steakhouse chef has a grilled egg to throw? Jackson's there to catch it. He...
I like to tell people who see the new me that I'm an upgrade of my former self.

The Jacksons, Week 32: Spinning Poultry, Waiting Family

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Jackson: Maybe if I stare at them they'll cook faster! Credit: Deidra Jackson Go ahead...
Go ahead and say something negative about rotisserie bird. I dare you.

The Jacksons, Week 31: Running for My Life

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I have arrived. Credit: Deidra Jackson
What makes me think I can run a 10k?
I mean, I...
What makes me think I can run a 10k?

The Jacksons, Week 30: Knowledge Is Bliss

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Look at how happy I am in my healthy state! Credit: Jenn Hall How do I know I've reached...
How do I know I've reached a sort of health and fitness nirvana? I have absolutely no regrets about eating, period.

The Jacksons, Week 29: The Scale Does Not Tell All

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I'm still losing it. Weight, that is. And it feels good. For a brief moment, I also shed a...
I'm still losing it. Weight, that is. And it feels good.

The Jacksons, Week 28: Walk This Way

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Mississippi has the country's highest heart disease death rate. I joined a campus walk as...
A gorgeous clear, blue sky and the promise of burned calories was enough to lure me out of my office for a short spell -- and for a great national cause.

The Jacksons, Week 27: Much Respect Due -- to Fruits and Veggies

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It was a pleasure to dig into all this leafy freshness at dinner the other day. Jack's is...
With the apples, oranges and peaches piled high, gleaming and arched toward the ceiling, and the broccoli crowns and string beans looking fresh and crisp, Jack and I couldn't resist heading in their direction.

The Jacksons, Week 26: The Season of Sacrifice

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The family that does push-ups together stays healthy together. Credit: Deidra...
Jack and I both are giving up chocolate for Lent. No, we've never gorged ourselves on it, but boy, did we find pleasure in eating it.

The Jacksons, Week 25: Revving Up the Lawnmower -- The Blood, Sweat and Tears

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It took long enough, but spring is finally here.
And, thankfully, with it comes more...
Most yardwork chores are instant calorie-burners, due to the rigorous exertion; but for Jackson, this day, it also was a trial by fire, as my dad showed him the "proper" way to mow the lawn.

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