Happy Birthday to Moi!

Since yesterday was my birthday...and since I did indeed lose 50 pounds by my 60th birthday (hence the name of this blog)... I've decided the best present I could possibly give myself is... NO WEIGH-IN TODAY YAYYYY!!! So, pass me another cuppa cofveve, and hand me a slice of birthday cake, 'cause this is it … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Moi!

Pre-Vacay Weigh!

Good morning, everyone, and happy Monday! Here's my weigh-in -- 188.2 Up just a tad from last week. Oh well, really, that's OK! I've decided that for the next few weeks, I'm gonna temporarily shift my focus from losing to maintaining. See, Mr. 50by60 and I going on yet another Vacay Train Trip starting this … Continue reading Pre-Vacay Weigh!

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!

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!

Weekly Weigh-In, plus Diet Wisdom from Martin Luther!

First things first: 219.7 Weight loss heaven! Wow - I'm in my teens again!!! Can I start texting and making snide remarks about everything? Oh wait, I already do that. Anyway, this past Saturday, I was driving aimlessly around the Valley (San Fernando, in case you've heard of another), listening to AM radio (on Saturdays, … Continue reading Weekly Weigh-In, plus Diet Wisdom from Martin Luther!

The First Temptation of Me!

It's a thorny question amongst diet gurus: do you completely avoid fast food, or just try to keep it in moderation? Well, I'm here to tell you that there's no easy answer. And today, I had my first (but not last, I'm sure!) major food temptation since starting this calorie counting stuff. See, there's this … Continue reading The First Temptation of Me!

Finally, some specifics!!

Heh ... was just rereading my last two posts, and noticed I'd PROMISED, at the end of each one, that I'd delve into the specifics of my plan in the VERY NEXT POST! Well, wait no more! A pleasure deferred is a pleasure increased, so this post should thrill you to your very marrow! Here's … Continue reading Finally, some specifics!!