The arrival of the elusive navy pants
I like navy--the color AND the military unit, but I'm writing about the color. I always want to have a pair of navy pants in my closet. I've learned that having more than one is an endeavor unlikely to occur in my lifetime. I don't know why, but... Read more
Money and weight
Yesterday I caught the Oprah show, it was about the debt diet, and probably a rerun. I seldom watch Oprah, but found yesterday's show intriguing.
Most of the people who were trying to eliminate their debt also lost weight, even though that... Read more
Staring down the injury
The hip tendonitis refuses to go away, I've been refusing to let it keep me from exercising. Now we must have a showdown--either it goes away, or I take an exercise break.
I'm tough, I can work through this, take my pain reliever, keep exe... Read more
Running: slowly, but running
The joints are getting used to the running they are now being subjected to, but they were screaming this morning, not in a painful way, but in an "how dare you make me move more" way. I could not really muster up anything other than a sluggish ... Read more
I ate 910 calories--for Lunch, and I'm ashamed!
I knew better, but that darn taco place was screaming my name, I was in a rush, and dang it, I'd been doing so great with my jogging all week, so what's a couple of tacos, potatoes with nacho cheese, and a diet soda? 910 calories, and as I looke... Read more
I can RUN!
After years of telling myself (and others) why I can't run, I decided my excuses were, well, simply excuses. Yes, I've ACL repair, some knee scopes, and I've battled hip tendonitis, plantar fascitis, and a host of other "minor" ailments. My bigg... Read more
My niece's wedding is tomorrow, so I went shopping yesterday. Looking for something fun and spring-y, reasonably priced, and it had to go with jewelry I already own. Found this cute skirt (have a top to match), tried it on, a bit big, but the cl... Read more
Handling the gains
Up 6 lbs. Hard to face. I was holding steady--and then this last month produced a 4 lb. gain. I've quit doing what I know works. I've gotten away from recording my food intake, and I've just quit paying attention. I got busy, had to plan a gradu... Read more
And then: The next 15
I lost 15 lbs. Yes, I lost it. From Nov. to March, I slowly lost that weight, and was certain I had found what worked. I wrote down every morsel I ate, analyzed the calories, had trouble keeping the sugar and salt in check, but was working on it... Read more
Yet another weight loss ad
Today I received yet another e-mail for the next "free" weight loss--fat burning--personal training, etc. product. You know, I've realized over the years that none of it will work if you aren't committed to the process first. If that happens, al... Read more