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Not liking the scale
Saturday, February 02, 2013      3 comments

I bought a new scale a couple weeks ago and gained about 5 kg's immediately. That was ok. I was expected it and was prepared for it. My old scale was so inconsistent, I could change my weight by 5 kg's in two minutes, so I bought a digital sc... Read more
Embracing the word "F-word"
Thursday, November 01, 2012      0 comments

Okay, maybe not embracing, how about dealing with, tolerating or coping with. In the U.S., one time my three year old called his great-uncle, "fat." I was mortified. I took him aside and corrected him. "You should never use that word," ... Read more
Losing Weight in Africa
Friday, September 28, 2012      1 comments

There are quite a few things that make trying to lose weight in Zambia different than doing it in the U.S. Now I know these are going to sound weird to anyone out there who might read this but they are true. First, most people who have a j... Read more
I didn't wanna do it
Monday, September 24, 2012      1 comments

Well, I finally did it. I measured my various body parts, arm, thigh, waist and hips. I did not want to do that. There are several reasons why. Frankly, the numbers themselves are just frightening and I would prefer not to know how bad the... Read more
Love the Nutrition Tracker
Saturday, September 22, 2012      1 comments

I have been using the nutrition tracker religiously for a few weeks now and have seen some weight finally start to come off. Yea! The daily feedback charts really helped me to see some of my favorites as not helpful to eat when trying to lose ... Read more
Keep Going
Friday, September 07, 2012      2 comments

I have been exercising for years but have not lost weight. I enjoy exercise and probably average 3 times a week over the last 6 years or more but am not in terribly good shape. I am at least 50 pounds overweight. Last year I got plantar fasci... Read more