Friday Five: The superbloom is…it’s everywhere, man!

Happy Friday, everybody! So, have you come across any of the stories in the Otherwise Perpetually Depressing News Cycle (OPDNC) about Southern California's "Superbloom" -- the explosion of wildflowers (mostly the delicate orange poppy) following all the torrential rains of the past few months? Well, strangely enough for the Lamestream Media, it's actually true! But … Continue reading Friday Five: The superbloom is…it’s everywhere, man!

Monday: Weighin’ In With The Boys!

Good morning, everyone! Today's weigh-in will be short & sweet (like me, tee hee!) 'cause I have an early appointment at everyone's favorite car repair/parts store! What happened was that Thursday morning I was driving merrily down the street, headed for the gym, tra-la-la, not a care in the world, when suddenly, outta nowhere, some … Continue reading Monday: Weighin’ In With The Boys!

Friday Five: The Groaning!

Yeah, it's me with yet another blog full of random complaints about why I can't seem to get past Plateau Point, and five ideas about why that might be happening. Here we go: five reasons I can't lose weight! Sugar -- OK, I don't buy into the idea that sugar is the devil, responsible for … Continue reading Friday Five: The Groaning!

Monday Weigh-In: Happy Uncooperative Scales Day!

First, the weigh-in (for all you who are viewing it on a mobile site and don't have time for all this meme nonsense, harrumph!): 176.6 Yay! That's actually quite a lot of weight lost since last week!! Which is a good thing -- don't think by the post title that I'm complaining! However, *yesterday* (Sunday) … Continue reading Monday Weigh-In: Happy Uncooperative Scales Day!

Friday Five: Five blogging questions for expert bloggers!

Hey everyone, here I am on yet another Friday when I should have a nice, well-written, meme-intense Friday Five for ya, and yet I'm yawning and scratching and just generally not ready for this AT ALL! So to any of my readers who are also bloggers, how do YOU do it? What do you do … Continue reading Friday Five: Five blogging questions for expert bloggers!

Monday Weigh-In: Post-Fartlek!

Good morning, everyone, and for those of you who are still struggling to wake up, welcome to Daylight Savings Time 2019! We go through this every year, and it never gets easier, does it? Oh well … try to make the best of it! Remember, we'll get that precious, precious hour returned to us in … Continue reading Monday Weigh-In: Post-Fartlek!

Lazy Friday Five: Recent Hike Photos

Good morning, everyone (yawn)! Don't know about you, but I'm savoring every second of the last remaining, and rapidly waning, days containing that beautiful extra hour we got last fall, before it's yanked from our clutching arms! So as you can imagine, I'm not too keen on spending too much of that precious, precious time … Continue reading Lazy Friday Five: Recent Hike Photos

Clean Monday: Last Weigh-In Before Pascha!

Good morning, everyone! A happy and blessed "Clean Monday" to my Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic (aka "Orthodox Lite") friends out there! And rather than repeat myself ad nauseum, I'll just refer you to LAST year's Clean Monday blog post and let you go on about your day. Meanwhile, without further adieux, here's … Continue reading Clean Monday: Last Weigh-In Before Pascha!

Five exercises that sound like they’re … er … something else!!

Happy Friday, everybody! Are you ready for something a little … different today? Have you ever noticed that some exercises, which may be perfectly nice and normal and good for you, have names which are kinda, um, risqué? Or just plain gross? For example: Burpees - Actually, "burpees" are this full-body exercise where you get … Continue reading Five exercises that sound like they’re … er … something else!!