... about planning for maintenance while you are still losing weight,
EXCELLENT article about weight loss and weight maintenance!
* www.refusetoregain.com/2 012/11/planning-for-mainte nance-what-to-do-while-you re-losin... Read more
"If someone prays for patience, you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient?
If he prayed for courage, does God give him courage, or does he give him opportunities to be courageous?
If someone pray... Read more
I have an 88-year-old aunt (who was really our family's matriarch, and like a grandma to most of us), who seems to be in her last days.
I will consider attending her funeral in Canada. However, there are a few complications:
* possibl... Read more
I may have posted this before, but, I believe that "change it up" is such an important strategy (both to "bust" plateaus, and, even to help avoid them), that I wanted to post it again.
It's all about change.
When I experienced my first... Read more
Todays' conversation with an older lady at church:
"You look more and more like a teen-ager every day. You look so young since you lost the weight."
I didn't tell her that I turned 51 yesterday.
I also didn't tell her that I had p... Read more
Some of you have asked about my “diet” – my personal weight loss plan. First of all, I want to say that I believe everyone should “tweak” and “personalize” whatever plan you use (whether it’s Weight Watchers, mine, or anyone else’s) to “fit”... Read more
I already do some calorie-cycling, and, it seems that some of the concepts of this diet "fit" with some of the dieting strategies that I've been successful with.
... Read more
My husband and I got back from a mini-trip to Kansas City (about a 3-hour drive).
We drove up Sunday afternoon and spent the evening and night at a motel. (We always priceline.com our KC motels, and get nice ones, for a good price.) We laz... Read more
Some of you struggle with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities, or, you choose to eta GF for other reasons.
This e-book was free today:
"Gluten-Free Made Easy"
www.amazon.com/Gluten-Fr ee-Made-Easy-As-Essentials /dp/1481... Read more
OK. Time for an attitude adjustment.
I received a Kitchen Aid high-powered blender for Christmas. Awesome piece of equipment. I can throw whole fruits in there (yes, a whole apple with peeling and core, or, a whole orange with peel, etc)... Read more
I've started reading: Politically Incorrect Nutrition: What You May Not Know About Your Food and Drink. I'm finding it very interesting. It dispels a lot of common myths about "healthy" foods, including green tea, soy, etc.
It also agrees ... Read more
... here are "9 Healthy New Year's Resolutions". I prefer to simply set goals. And, that can be done at any time throughout the year. If I have a goal I want to accomplish, I don't wish to wait until January 1 to begin.
Nonetheless, the ... Read more
It's OK to blow it sometimes. That can be a part of the journey.
* When I lost some weight, and had to go on steroids, I stuck with my plan.
* When, after the steroids were done, my weight was back where I started, in spite of sticking... Read more