Coming Out of the Closet
Spring is in the air even though the snow is still on the ground in my neck of the woods.
And Spring turns my thoughts to... Spring Cleaning! Specifically.... (insert ominous music here)... the CLOSET. ... Read more
20 lbs and 500 years ago...
Even though I HATE pictures of me because of the extra weight, I don't want to lose a record of a portion of my life. Now that the weight is coming off, I want to share this picture.
It's me, 20 lbs ago. I can look at this and say, "I nev... Read more
The Red Bra
Hubby and I were out shopping yesterday and went to my favorite store, Pennington's!
I love this store because I can get FASHION in a plus size. Most retail stores think that just because you're a plus size lady, you should be in shapeles... Read more
I read somewhere that, with the new foods available (and not always healthy!) today, if you ate what you found in your grandmother's kitchen, you'd be healthier. I think it should be your great-grandmother's kitchen, since many young people her... Read more
My Sweet Saboteur
My Sweet Saboteur is my husband, Mark. I love this man with all my heart, and when he looks into my eyes with his beautiful hazel ones, my heart melts. He loves me too, maybe a little too much! He is my Sweet Saboteur, and although I love the... Read more
Re-Discovering the Kitchen
My house has a kitchen.
"So what?" you say.
Yes, it's normal for a house to have a kitchen. My kitchen, however, was only a room for tossing things in and warming up stuff in the microwave, storing dishes and gadgets and it had these... Read more
The Incredible Shrinking Stomach
Something happened today
I was eating my 2 cups of fresh, green salad with tomatoes and cucumbers, t... Read more
I have different methods of gauging how much weight I've lost.
Sometimes it's the actual weight, via the ominous SCALE. Yes, that innoculous little piece of metal that you stand on and normally goes OUCH! But sometimes, it winks at you a... Read more
Diet books. I'm in the book store and there are THREE ENTIRE SHELVES of diet books. If there are so many bloody diets out there, why are we still fat? How many diets do we have to come up with? Evidently, three entire shelves worth! ... Read more
After doing a lot of research, I found out how much CORN is in everything!
Now I'm not talking about having corn-on-the-cob now and then, I'm talking about continuous injestion of high sugar, high starch, little nutritional value grain.
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2 week set back
I had a 2 week set back because of a bout of bronchitis. I haven't had bronchitis since basic training 30 years ago! But there it was, coughing and a sore chest, sore lungs, sore throat and I couldn't get a breath let alone exercise.
I mi... Read more
Goals - more than exercise!
So one of my New Year's resolutions was to exercise at least 4 times a week for at least 30 minutes. That goal is going strong!
Another was to COMPLETE some projects I had started. You have to have more than just exercise and diet goals t... Read more
Heavy means Heavy Fighting!
Alll RIGHT! I'm in the SCA, that medieval re-enactment group, and here I am, at 53 years of age, getting ready to go into combat archery.
But first I have to get used... Read more
Third Week Exercise
Here I am in the third week! Holy smokes I didn't think I'd be able to keep this up. I think it's because my neighbour and I are doing it together and "keeping each other honest". She thinks to herself, "If Wendi can do this every day, I bett... Read more
Well here's a new year and new goals. My neighbour asked me to come over and exercise with her. She has a recumbant bike and I'm going over after work to peddle my ass off for 30 minutes a day. hahaha!
It's low impact, we chat and visit ... Read more