Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: who needs coffee? [groan]

Good morning, everyone! (Yeah, I'm awake!) Time for the Rhymin' Weekly Weigh-In! All set? Well, let's get to it, 'cause I've got some super-exciting news to share wit' ya! Ready? Here goes: 207.2 Let's Go To The Zoo! So anyway, lest I stifle your enthusiasm, the big news is: I've given up caffeine!! No, no, … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: who needs coffee? [groan]

Walking or Crossfit? A Southern belle ponders the choices!

Well, as promised, I'm gonna start morphin' the ol' blog format a little bit this week, just to shake things up a little bit. (When you work from home, you take your fun where you can.) Anyway, I thought instead of trying to cobble together a list of five random things connected only by the … Continue reading Walking or Crossfit? A Southern belle ponders the choices!

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Humble-bragging edition!

Let's be candid, shall we? I don't always take my own advice. (Yeah, I know, shocking, right?) For example, I'm always pushing the excellent weigh-in strategy recommended by Jay over at aworkoutroutine.com, about weighing yourself every day, then using the *average* for the week for your weekly weigh-in. And it's a great idea! It makes … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Humble-bragging edition!

Friday Five: Things that won’t change when my weight does

Happy Friday, everyone! Don't be shocked: this may be the last Friday Five, because frankly, I'm ready to make some changes. But there are a few things that WON'T change, just because I'm losing weight. To wit: My atrocious fashion sense. I've always been a little old lady in tennis shoes, even when I was … Continue reading Friday Five: Things that won’t change when my weight does

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in: Post-Hike edition!

Good morning, everyone, and happy Monday! Yes, it's time once again for me to entertain you with the Rhymin' Weekly Weigh-in, wherein all those years of judiciously studying the classic poetic works of Edna St. Vincent Millay, Walt Whitman, and Edgar A. Guest finally pay off! Ready? Here we go! 210 Lookin' good (and if you've never … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in: Post-Hike edition!

Friday Five: How to Stick To It!

Are you one of those people who made a New Year's resolution to diet and/or exercise? And are you already having trouble sticking to that resolution? Hey -- welcome to the human race! We're glad to have you around. And if you haven't completely given up, here are five ideas to help you stick to … Continue reading Friday Five: How to Stick To It!

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Monday morning hangover edition!

Well, good morning, all! I trust you had a scintillating weekend. As you may recall, last Monday I was a bit forlorn, having gained a couple of pounds during the celebration of Christmas. And last night was yet ANOTHER Christmas party (belated, unless of course you're Eastern Orthodox, which we ALMOST are, but not quite, … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Monday morning hangover edition!

Friday Five: Just a buncha stuff

I dunno why, but all of a sudden I've become allergic to my own self-imposed blog structure. Specifically, the "Friday Five." I'm having trouble thinking of five things that have some sort of connection, however tenuous, and it's getting to the point where I'm debating whether to just skip it altogether. However, as with all … Continue reading Friday Five: Just a buncha stuff

In the Bleak Midwinter: a midweek meditation

I had some reservations about doing this post, because I've settled into such a nice little routine with this blog -- weigh-ins every Monday, and the Friday Five. Why rock the blogging boat? But I know many of you are dealing with cold, wintry weather right now. And not too many years ago, I sat … Continue reading In the Bleak Midwinter: a midweek meditation

First Weigh-In of 2018, and um, well …

Good morning, and HAPPY NEW YEAR to you and yours! I'm sure your holidays were filled with lots of scintillating conversations about religion and politics, in which each person expressed his or her viewpoint in an atmosphere of complete tolerance, love, and acceptance, as with all family get-togethers. Meanwhile, after last week's Friday Five, you … Continue reading First Weigh-In of 2018, and um, well …