A dream of having money in abundance, success and fame in abundance, materialistic objects like grand houses or luxury cars in abundance. Cardiovascular disease prevention can be done by altering sedentary lifestyle, having enough exercise and have a healthy diet. 2 days: Spend the day at Volente Beach on Lake Travis (RM 2222 and Volente Road), where you’ll have everything you need for a day on the water. 2 days: Head out early for a day at the outlet malls in San Marcos, where professional shoppers and bargain hunters hone their craft. Head toward the UT campus, where you’ll find funky treasures (vintage faux leopard fur coat for $15, anyone?) at Buffalo Exchange (2904 Guadalupe) vintage and consignment store. 2006 Nika Vee In Uncommon Objects, you’ll find all kinds of antiques and one-of-a-kindgoods, including furniture, jewelry, and books. You will really help yourself if you learn about skin and the best kinds of skin care ingredients to choose. Cutting down on your intake of butter, margarine, whole milk, cheese and lard doesn’t seem too difficult, but it’s tricky because so many products are made with at least one of those ingredients. Afterward, you can wander through the Austin Museum of Art (823 Congress Ave) to view some of the best American art made since 1900, then enjoy a glass of wine at Cork & Company (308 Congress Ave), where reasonably priced and humorously-named wine flights like «Cab Ride to Manhattan» featuring top Cabernet Sauvignon wines and great cheese plates are worth the visit.

Make a stop at the Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria (3809 West 35th St), which is on the way back from Mount Bonnell, and enjoy the exhibits that celebrate the marriage of art and nature. Start at Blackmail (1202 South Congress), where the only colors you’ll find in this very cool store are black and white, then stop at Antigua (1508 S Congress) for Guatemalan and Mexican art and decor, plus locally crafted jewelry. A quarterback who is regularly being struck or bumped on the elbow may find that an elbow pad is all he needs to allow him to get back on the field. But there may be no more sensible and delicious diet than the Mediterranean Diet. In my experience, giving up diet soda, for example, almost always results in improved blood sugar control, and decreased body weight and symptoms. If the sweetener is consumed by itself as part of a low-calorie beverage, then the body is trying to store glucose that isn’t there, so hunger for sugar is stimulated. Sugar is quickly broken down by the body into energy and surplus stored as body fat turning it into a harmful food. When the yolk of the egg is broken (when the eggs are scrambled) and exposed to high heat, the proteins and fat of the eggs are damaged.

2 days: Get up early, grab some house-roasted European coffee and a homemade pastry (the cinnamon rolls are huge and flaky — they melt in your mouth!) at Mozart’s Coffee Roasters (3825 Lake Austin Blvd) on Lake Austin, and enjoy the tranquility of the water, or make the short drive to watch the sun rise over Mount Bonnell. When it’s time for dinner, grab a table at the Mobil Three-Star Driskill Grill (604 Brazos St), located inside the Mobil Three-Star Driskill Hotel. For a lunch or late afternoon snack, grab a table at Ruta Maya (3601 South Congress at Penn Field), a local coffee house and favorite hangout for the multi-tattooed and the dressed-to-the-nines or a combination balance of nature the two. If it’s not too hot, ask for a table on the rooftop deck overlooking Sixth Street. You can’t go wrong on Sixth Street. Book a room at the Mobil Three-Star InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel (701 Congress Ave), where there’s a great bar overlooking Sixth Street. End the night dancing at Agave (415 East Sixth), with its raised dance floor and, of course, specialty tequilas. If you visit Austin during the summer, take in a free performance of the Austin Symphony (at Wooldridge Park, 9th and Guadalupe), held each Sunday night throughout the summer.

1 day: If you’ve only got one night in town, Sixth Street is the place to spend it. Cross over to 6th Street and from there the sky’s the limit: try the ultra-cool Molotov Lounge (719 West Sixth) with its actual ice bar and premium vodkas, or grab a beer at Shakespeare’s Pub (314 East Sixth). Start at Sixth Street and Lamar with Girl Next Door (500 North Lamar), done up in girly pink and brown and offering L.A. Ultimately, I became a city girl but I’ve certainly lived through circumstances that have tempted me to pack it all up and head for the ‘burbs. You’ll climb 99 steps to get to the top, but it’s a breathtaking panoramic view of the city skyline, Lake Austin, surrounding Hill Country, incredible lakeside homes — and one of the many reasons University of Texas at Austin students never leave after they graduate. 2006 Christopher Houben The breathtaking view from Mount Bonnell lets you survey the Austinskyline, Lake Austin, and the surrounding Hill Country. One of the best ways to take in the Austin skyline and architecture during the day is to rent a canoe or kayak and float on Town Lake. Then head over to the Neill-Cochran House (2310 San Gabriel St) to see how he used Greek-Revival architecture styles in his buildings.