Cats are driving me crazy, and it’s a short trip!

Well, howdy, pardners! First of all, let me give you the EXCELLENT news that Pumpkin Spice, who last week we were convinced was lost forever, decided to pop back into existence from that rip in the time/space portal she'd disappeared into the previous week! So we're happy about that! Only she had a humungous horrible … Continue reading Cats are driving me crazy, and it’s a short trip!

Writing my blog in a cat-induced fog!

Well, good morning, everyone! I had all sorts of great ideas for my blog post this week, which I'll now present in the style of one of my favorite Reddit subgroups, "Saved You A Click" : 1. Why you shouldn't listen to music while you're walking or jogging (makes you move faster than you normally … Continue reading Writing my blog in a cat-induced fog!

After the week I’ve had, I’m just happy it’s not up even more!

Yeah, my weight's up again this week -- 203.0 -- which is almost as much of a gain as last week's was a loss! Still, given the week I've had, I'm just happy it's not even higher. Let me summarize: Anniversary - as I mentioned last week, Mr. 50by60 and I celebrated our wedding anniversary. … Continue reading After the week I’ve had, I’m just happy it’s not up even more!

A Precipitous Drop on a Celebratory Day

Well, hello everyone! And yes, there are lots of things around us to celebrate today, as you know, but in our little household, the most IMPORTANT holiday of the year is, of course, Heh ... yes, okay, kitties, let me just finish this blog post, okay? Anyway, what was I saying? Oh yes, this is … Continue reading A Precipitous Drop on a Celebratory Day

Please stay six feet away from this blog, thank you!

Ah, what a difference a week makes, huh? Last week at this time, most of us were still going our merry way, tra la la, a little worried about this whole coronavirus thing, but y'know, I'm sure they'll work it all out, nothing to see here, mate! Then Tom Hanks and Idris Elba got it, … Continue reading Please stay six feet away from this blog, thank you!

Super Scary Hallowe’en Weigh-In Edition!

Well, good morning, boys and girls! As you know, it's almost time for the scariest day of the year -- All Hallows Eve!! And Aunt 50by60 has some really scary stuff for you today! First, of course, there's the obligatory Weekly Weigh-in. Well, now THAT can't be too scary! I mean, yeah, I haven't exercised … Continue reading Super Scary Hallowe’en Weigh-In Edition!

Stray Cat Blues!

Oh yeah! Hmm, I seem to be singin' the blues a lot lately on this blog, don't I? The Summertime Blues, the Not Enough Quarters for the Washing Machine Blues, and of course, everyone's favorite, that seemingly never-ending waltz around "Plateau Point!" This week is a little less tragic - I'm down to: 189.0 A … Continue reading Stray Cat Blues!

Friday Five: Four things NOT to say when someone’s pet dies, and one thing you should ALWAYS say!

Happy Friday, everyone! Well, if you remember Monday's post, it hasn't been a very happy week for us. We're getting better, though we'll always miss our little Princess. And most of the people we've told about our grief have been very comforting. However, there's always a few whose "words of comfort" cause more pain than … Continue reading Friday Five: Four things NOT to say when someone’s pet dies, and one thing you should ALWAYS say!

No weigh-in today — just a sad goodbye to a good friend

I was debating whether to do a weigh-in today or not. FWIW, I've been dutifully keeping track of it every day. It's been relatively stable, so I'm sure it would have been a decent weigh-in. However, today is not an ordinary Monday. It's the saddest Monday we've had so far, here in the 50by60 household. … Continue reading No weigh-in today — just a sad goodbye to a good friend

Friday Five: Where’s my parade??

Well, it's been a fun week! Thanks to everyone who cheered me on and helped me along the way! However, now that I've reached my goal weight (the FIRST goal, that is -- I'll be setting a new one soon!), I realized that, fat or thin, there are a few things that won't change -- … Continue reading Friday Five: Where’s my parade??