Eating out: a struggle and a victory
Thursday, April 02, 2015 7 comments
Here's a real life scenario familiar to many: eating out and facing all the tempting choices on the menu. Last night I met a friend, whom I hadn't seen in months, for a dinner celebrating both of our birthdays. We met up at a bar/restaurant ... Read more
Ode to blue jeans - who sizes these things anyway??
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 7 comments
I blue jeans. Always have and probably always will. Now that I'm retired, I don't have to wait for... ... Read more
Oh no... plateau
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 5 comments
The dreaded plateau. Just when I'm chugging along nicely with my food and exercise plan. Reaping the rewards in the dropping numbers on the scale and loosening of the jeans. "It" hits. Not a surprise but the timing is ironic. Just as all th... Read more
Did you meet Nick?
Monday, March 02, 2015 1 comments
Did you watch the video of Nick Vujcic which was featured as one of today's SP top stories? If not, you can find the link on your start page. Do yourself a favor and go watch it... now. (If it's not there anymore, you can also find him on You... Read more
Finding the "sweet spot"
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4 comments
"A huge percentage of weight-loss success is mental." You might recognize this statement from today's SP article on realistic weight-loss secrets. I cannot agree with it more and yet I also disagree. It started me thinking and as a result...... Read more
Fat is not a feeling
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 2 comments
I never really understood what loving my body meant until I saw this video. I never understood that when you "feel fat" you are really feeling something else. This is a very powerful, short video that I hope you will view: www.bu... Read more
Day 4 and I'm 100%
Monday, February 09, 2015 3 comments
If you read my previous post, then you know I took a "drastic" step and signed up for the "Take shape for life" (Medifast) program. I'd been floundering for way too long while the scale continued creeping upwards. Just wanted to let you know t... Read more
"Drastic times call for drastic measures"
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 3 comments
What exactly are "drastic times" in terms of my personal health and well being? Reaching an all-time high weight and stagnating in my efforts to make progress toward healthier living. Upon reflection, I have made some small, positive changes b... Read more
The goal-setting/achieving cycle
Sunday, January 18, 2015 1 comments
The last part of Rob Sulaver's article covers the goal setting/achieving cycle with the simple and then the realistic version. The realistic version is: "I see. I want. I grind. I don’t get. I grind again. I fail again. I fail better. I do... Read more
... because I said I would.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3 comments
Right out of the box I want to say this motivator won't be for everyone but it speaks to me so I'm sharing it. Yesterday, via Greatest, I came across an article by Rob Sulaver. He said: "You told yourself you would; therefore you mus... Read more
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