I wanted to come back and clarify that I am not blogging here to recommend any particular diet program. Each person is totally capable of finding what works for them without me butting in and giving my fifty cents worth (inflation). Pretty much any program will work if a person will stick to it until..
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Honesty is such a lonely word Everyone is so untrue Honesty is hardly ever heard And mostly what I need from you Those Billy Joel lyrics sum it all up. I thing dishonesty is probably the easiest thing to walk in when you have a lot of weight to lose. You don’t want everyone to..
… ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST! And another one’s down and another one’s gone – another one bites the dust – HOORAY! After the weekend with the crackers and cream cheese, I haven’t been on the scale since Friday. I was skeert – ‘fraidy catified – trembling in my boots. I didn’t not want to..
When I started this journey a few months ago, I had already asked alpha hubby to be my personal trainer. I knew it was a dangerous thing to do. It could have disintegrated into something with the potential to ruin our happy marriage. You know, “Leave me alone, you’re not the boss of me!” when he..
I am so sore – whoa! I have been working out with my new toy – the Jungle Gym. Before you think I’ve gone off my rocker and have gone back to the kindergarten playground, a Jungle Gym is a piece of exercise “equipment” that uses your own body weight for resistance training. It is..
In the book I’m reading by Crystal Phillips, “The Me I Knew I Could Be” she talks about friends who started the diet and exercise program with her. They began dropping like flies when life got in the way – or it was too cold to walk – or it was raining – or whatever..
I finally had to break down and purchase an electronic scale: Scale with platform (what I got) and scale with removable bowl. One of the most important things I’ve learned about myself is that I really can’t visualize the right portion sizes. I was not measuring my food. I was guessing. So, of course I was..
One trick Ive learned when it comes to drinking enough water is this: keep a 16 ounce bottle of water by your bedside each night. (I drink Fiji water because that little square-ish bottle doesn’t look as big as most bottles. It’s all about psyching yourself out!) When you wake up in the morning, the..