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Can I get the next 4 pound off?
Saturday, July 20, 2013      4 comments

So it is the summer time and I find it easier to lose weight when the sun is shining and it is easy to get outside. I am about 6 pounds away from a goal weight for this year. So I am going to hunker down and work on exercise and eating correct... Read more
NON Scale Victories -- A Great Idea
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      4 comments

“Non Scale Victories “ a great idea STONECOT wrote about NSV’s (non scale victories) in a recent blog. She detailed out all of the wonderful positive changes that have happened while she has been working on getting healthy and strong. It ... Read more
Beating the vacation weight gain uglies
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      6 comments

The goal was to finish the 2 week vacation without gaining more than 2 pounds. Two pounds is easy to lose after a vacation because it is usually a result of too much salt and an increase in fats. 5 to 10 pounds means that the calorie count was... Read more
Got healthy habits again
Saturday, July 06, 2013      9 comments

Cooking and planning meals is second nature. I grew up in a large Italian family so we all cooked together and planned meals together. It made it easy when I went off to college to get a job cooking for a group of guys. They paid for the food... Read more
Another food plan book
Friday, June 21, 2013      1 comments

Mark Bittman has new food book out called “VB6”. Mr. Bittman is a food writer for the New York Times and I read him regularly. He admits that he was close to 50 years old and his weight and health numbers were high. His doctor recommended he g... Read more
The In Between Stage
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      3 comments

There are pants folded in a box under the bed which are the size I had gotten to when I started Spark People, 20 pounds ago. They are going to charity next week. As my weight dropped, I moved down to the next size, the pants were tight ... Read more
The In Between Stage
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      0 comments

There are pants folded in a box under the bed which are the size I had gotten to when I started Spark People, 20 pounds ago. They are going to charity next week. As my weight dropped, I moved down to the next size, the pants were tight ... Read more
A Change in View
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      1 comments

Before I turned 50, I could eat anything and as much as I wanted. Bread, pasta, meat, Chinese food, Mexican food, Italian food, barbecue and picnic food were on my list along with pie and croissants. I was active and exercised each morning bef... Read more
Laughing does make me better
Friday, April 26, 2013      1 comments

Traveling far or near is one of my favorite things to do. To see friends, family, trees, historical sites or just to get away from the everyday life. It has become apparent that the whole going away process stresses me out more than it used to... Read more
So...NO MORE EXCUSES! I've done this before I can do it again.
Thursday, February 28, 2013      2 comments

I read the title of this blog on another blog and it just was so familiar. This has been a 3rd time journey to lose 30 pounds over the past 15 years. Yes I have done the losing again but I wish I could do the keep off better. I have done Weig... Read more
Not another Change
Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

Changes bring opportunities along with the anxiety of the unknown. I like the volunteer work I do for a small non-profit arts group. But the last year the work took a lot more time than I wanted to give because some of the older (I mean over 7... Read more
It all seems so fragile
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      3 comments

The memories of christmas of my younger days are of a large number of assorted relatives getting together in loud boisterous groups. Smashed together in small houses with lots of food and cold winter weather. Now the holiday get togethers are ... Read more
Watching my Health
Friday, December 14, 2012      3 comments

Actually I feel like I am watching my health deteriorate. At the beginning of November I came down with a rally bad sinus infection which lasted for several weeks. Now of course, I was really starting to feel better and along comes really bad... Read more
Breaking down
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      1 comments

Breaking down bit by bit and I didn't even know it was happening. I don't eat fast food french fries. People say they don't and then they sneak them, but I don't go to fast food more than once a month and never order the fries. So why is my ... Read more
Trying to regain ground lost
Monday, November 26, 2012      2 comments

Holidays and family are tied to food. Not necessarily the food you regularly eat each day. No this is the lots of starches coupled with fat and often sugar food that raises the daily calorie count to numbers I don't even want to record. Just ... Read more

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