Ch-ch-ch-changes! (to the diet AND the blog! wowsers!)

OK, don't freak out, man, but I'm making a couple of tweaks here! Nothing serious, just a couple of necessary repairs.   First, re: the blog -- I'm not gonna do the "Friday Five" thing anymore, or at least not regularly. It's just getting too hard to come up with five semi-related things. I mean, … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-changes! (to the diet AND the blog! wowsers!)

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, plus Slow & Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race!

Good morning, everyone, and happy Monday to you and yours! First of all, let's celebrate - I THINK I'm back at my pre-vakay weight, yay! Let's find out for sure, though. Ready? (deep breath) OK, here we go! 195.6 Yeah, almost there - just a silly little millimeter away from where I was oh, those long, … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, plus Slow & Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race!

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in, and You Do the Math!

Good morning, everyone, and happy Monday! Let's get right to it, shall we? First of all, the always astonishing Weekly Weigh-in: 196.6 Do the Little Kicks! Yay! I was a little worried, since I went on a chocolate bender Saturday. See, we were almost out of Trader Joe's Mini Hold the Cones, so naturally I … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in, and You Do the Math!

Friday Five: 5 ways to make calorie counting slightly easier

Howdy there, friends and neighborinos! If you're counting your calories every day, perhaps you occasionally (like EVERY DAY) look for ideas to make the whole process a little easier. Here are a few ideas I came up with, all of which I've done (or at least imagined doing): Easiest: Just count 'em manually, using an … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 ways to make calorie counting slightly easier

Calories DO count – so there!

I may not be an officially certified and licensed Diet Guru, but I'm reasonably conversant in the science relating to how weight loss actually occurs, what works, what doesn't work, and what's, excuse my French, total BS. Like you, I saw those ecstatic headlines in the news earlier this week about how a new study supposedly "proved" … Continue reading Calories DO count – so there!

Friday Five: 4 Food Ideas for your Hotel Fridge, and One to Avoid

Hey, everyone - this'll be my first Friday Five written entirely on my smartphone, with my travel-weary thumbs, so yay for me! I assume you'll forgive the occasional, inevitable tpyo. Anyhoo, if you do any travelling, and you're counting calories, you might want to stock up on these. Each has less than 100 calories, and … Continue reading Friday Five: 4 Food Ideas for your Hotel Fridge, and One to Avoid

Breakfast of Champions

You're SUPPOSED to have breakfast. Right? You've heard it before, I'm sure. "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day," "dieters should NEVER skip breakfast," etc., etc. Yeah, we get it. Only what we HEAR, with our "fat ears" (TM Shannon Sorrels) is, "Go to Denny's and have the Monster Slam! And don't skimp … Continue reading Breakfast of Champions