Eat More to Lose Weight, wait, what?
Thursday, November 17, 2011      3 comments

Sometimes things aren't as straight-forward as they seem, and sometimes they are. Over the years I've joined Weight Watchers, and every time I followed their plan I wouldn't use all my points and they'd tell me at the weekly meetings that ... Read more
Afternoon Walk
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      3 comments

I live in a canyon made up of winding one lane streets, and my house sits literally on a one-lane ring road around a park. So, it begs the question, why do I have such a hard time, putting on my walking shoes, opening the door and going for a wa... Read more
Coming out into the Sun
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      2 comments

This week on a weekly conference call with one of my clients, a member admitted that following the death of her husband and subsequent upheaval of her life, that she finally felt like she was coming out into the sun again. That really resonated ... Read more
Three Deaths
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      4 comments

There have been three deaths this week, an old boyfriend from high school died of a heart attack in NYC, a person I didn't know but chatted with on Facebook died of cancer and one of my new hens died of unknown causes. I feel awash and out of co... Read more
Walking and New Shoes!
Sunday, February 22, 2009      0 comments

I have three herniated disks in my lower back. I developed them by carrying too much weight on my shoulder for the decade I lived in New York City. I was hospitalized for them when I developed a nasty case of sciatica, diagnosed with an MRI and ... Read more
Monday Blahs
Monday, February 16, 2009      0 comments

I had a restless night last night, Maggie was off the bed and running around, the cats were knocking things down the stairs, the wind came up in the early morning hours accompanied by torrential rainfall, so overall I was awake a half dozen time... Read more
Sunday, February 15, 2009      0 comments

For some reason I am really HUNGRY today. Nothing I do seems to help or to change my focus on eating...I stared of with a cup of Kashi GoLean Crunch which usually does the trick, then had a big cup of coffee with soy, which also usually helps. A... Read more
Valentine's Day
Sunday, February 15, 2009      0 comments

I started the morning by driving out to Thousand Oaks for Bootcamp. I was initially hoping that it was going to rain, but the sky was clear and the sunrise was glorious. It's been cold enough that the hills ringing the Los Angeles basin are cove... Read more
Friday, February 13, 2009      0 comments

Tonight I went to the gym and worked out 30 minutes on the elliptical while listening to my iPod - boy what a difference it makes having something to inspire you while you are working out. After 30 minutes (at level 14) I was really sweaty... Read more
Miss America
Friday, February 13, 2009      0 comments

There are two older gentlemen who sit at the coffee machine at the cafe in the gym. They both wear their headphones at breakfast, and lift one earphone so that they can hear one another. I just love them as when I head over to get coffee they al... Read more
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      0 comments

Our refrigerator died - the freezer was completely thawed by the time we realized it. The fridge less warm perhaps, but still everything was suspect. We had to pitch it all. Bless Kevin's heart for emptying the whole thing out. The main problem ... Read more
Words Have Power...
Monday, February 09, 2009      0 comments

My boyfriend has never had a weight problem so he's not too hip to how hard it is for other to make healthy changes. I've lost 60 pounds so far and he's said very little about it except to grouse that I'm always at the gym. And while does have m... Read more