:: How To Avoid Holiday Pounds ::
Wednesday, December 10, 2008      4 comments

A couple of days ago my hubby and I made a gingerbread house, or more technically, a graham cracker house. I purchased a variety of $1.00 candies to keep the cost down, but it w... Read more
Biggest Loser is a Loser!
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      1 comments

For those of you who religiously watch NBC's The Biggest Loser you will understand this post. My husband and I started watching BL last season because some good friends of my Mom and Aunt were on the show (one of them won the season). From ... Read more
Comfort Food
Tuesday, October 28, 2008      3 comments

Today I was reading the comics that I subscribe to. Two of the five of them were about dieting/weight or self image. Surprising? No. Here is today's 'Cathy'. ... Read more
Aches, Pains. Gains and Losses.
Monday, October 13, 2008      1 comments

I have made an extra effort to be active over the past couple of weeks. Some days it is hard to find the energy and motivation, and other days it is so easy to do. I wish every day was easy....but I also know that a little struggle is good for m... Read more
Biggest Loser:: Claim to Fame::
Thursday, October 02, 2008      2 comments

Yes, yes. I really like to watch The Biggest Loser. I didn't get into it until last season, because my Mom's friend & Aunt's best friend Bette-Sue and her daughter (and last season's winner) Ali were on the show. Both my husband and I really got... Read more
The Power to Change
Wednesday, September 24, 2008      3 comments

In today's Healthy Reflections email I was reminded about something that I have heard my entire life: I have the power to change. Change is necessary. Change is often scary. Change can be exciting. Change is good. There isn't anyone e... Read more
Banana Bread Review
Tuesday, September 23, 2008      1 comments

emoticon I tried an awesome recipe from Hungry Girl (my new favorite site). I made some alterations from the or... Read more
Evil Mall Food
Tuesday, September 16, 2008      5 comments

Hungry Girl is my new friend. Today I read an article about the ever-so-convenient-but-evil food from the food courts in our malls. The article lists the worst and the best choices at most food courts.
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Fully Loaded, Cheese Included.
Monday, September 01, 2008      2 comments

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Real Food vs Fake Food
Friday, August 29, 2008      1 comments

Have you ever eaten so much salad that it begins to taste like grass and dirt? I went through a phase that I just couldn't choke down another leafy green salad. I'm over that now, thank goodness. One of my favorite new books (that ironical... Read more
The Power of Positive Thinking
Thursday, August 28, 2008      1 comments

Fat, lazy, sarcastic but sweet, loves lasagna, hates dogs... No, I am not describing me (I love dogs). I am talking about my favorite cat in the whole world, Garfield. My love affair with that cartoony cat began as a child, and I have loved... Read more
The Buttery Evilness of Movie Theater Popcorn
Wednesday, August 27, 2008      1 comments

Once upon a time I worked at a small community movie theater. I sold movie tickets, cleaned the theater, vacuumed the floors, stocked the candy in the display and yes, I even popped pounds and pounds of corn kernals every night for the movie-goe... Read more
I am not alone.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008      4 comments

I am confident that if I had all my friends sitting in a circle, I asked them to show by the raise of hands who was on a diet, that they would all raise their hands in the affirmative. So, why do I feel like I am in this alone when most people a... Read more
If at first you don't succeed...
Monday, August 25, 2008      0 comments

Here I am, once again facing my struggle with weight loss. There are two things that my loving husband told me that is helping me maintain my focus: 1. To learn is to acquire knowledge that changes behavior 2. Stop tripping over the ... Read more