Wednesday Wildflower Walk Weigh-In!

Good morning, peeps! Great to see you! How are you holding up? Feel free to rant in the comments! First things first: the weigh-in! 197.4 Down a pound, which is nothing to sneeze at! And speaking of sneezing ... yours truly saw some lovely wildflowers on a hiking trail in an undisclosed location in the … Continue reading Wednesday Wildflower Walk Weigh-In!

Grab your face masks — we’re goin’ in!

Testing ... testing ... testing ... and WE'RE BACK!! Yes, that's right, ladies and gents, welcome back to your favorite weight-loss blog of all time!! And I know you've all been on tenterhooks ... ... I mean, pins and needles, waiting to see that fresh, updated Rhymin' Weekly Weigh-in after -- what's it been now? … Continue reading Grab your face masks — we’re goin’ in!

In these difficult times, have some more ice cream!

Well, hey, everyone! Welcome aboard! Yes, it's Wednesday ... again ... and it's not yet April 30th (that's tomorrow!) so I'm still not doing my Official Weigh-In, but you'll be happy to hear I'm doing my best to avoid the so-called "COVID-15." Or will you? Because frankly, that's one of those terms that's become an … Continue reading In these difficult times, have some more ice cream!

Kahlua-fueled hangover Wednesday!

Well, good morning, campers, rise and shine! Time to put your booties on, 'cause it's cold out there! Oh, uh, actually, it's pretty warm out there -- supposed to get up to 90 degrees Fahrenheit here in beautiful (finally!) sunny Southern California And I for one welcome our new Sun overlord! As I may or … Continue reading Kahlua-fueled hangover Wednesday!

Are we focusing too much on weight during the lockdown?

Hey, everyone! How are you holding up? I don't know about you, but I'm getting a lot of quality crocheting and knitting projects done. And my weight is pretty much staying the same, a little up, a little down, but basically circling around the same area it's been for the last several months: 194.6 However, … Continue reading Are we focusing too much on weight during the lockdown?

And now for something completely different!

Thought I'd take a break from the weigh-in this week, travel back in time, and have a conversation with my grandfather. He was a journalist, and also pals with President Harry S Truman (for real!) So I figured he'd have some good insights into our current situation! I told him all about the COVID-19 coronavirus … Continue reading And now for something completely different!

Pollyanna meets the Apocalypse (the unauthorized sequel)

If you're tired of all those cheerful Facebook videos, Twitter posts, and other messages of hope and optimism from our suddenly shuttered world -- well, you'll probably want to pass this one by as well. Yeah, I'm one of those relentlessly "glass is half full" types who refuse to let you wallow in unmitigated misery! … Continue reading Pollyanna meets the Apocalypse (the unauthorized sequel)

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!

The occasional rant!

As my more-or-less loyal readers know, I usually try to keep this blog controversy-free. And for the most part, like the great Weird Al, I succeed. However, every once in a while I get a bunch of Really Important Thoughts!! that simply MUST be expressed somewhere, somehow, or I'll blurt them out in an inappropriate … Continue reading The occasional rant!

Welcome to your coronavirus- and politics-free blog post!

Good morning, everyone! If you're like me, you need a respite from the nonstop, 24/7 media barrage of coronavirus and/or Super Tuesday news, right? So why not stop here and  rejoice with me as I celebrate my first weigh-in of Lent with (of course) a loss! 192.0 Whew! It'd be kind of embarrassing to GAIN … Continue reading Welcome to your coronavirus- and politics-free blog post!