Happy Whatever! See ya in 2 weeks!

Good morning, everyone! Given that my readers include wonderful people from all major, minor, or no religions, let me be the first to wish you a wonderful and blessed Easter, Passover, Ostara, Ramadan, Rama Navami, and/or Spring Break 2021! Being somewhat of the Xtian persuasion myself, aka Byzantine Catholic, I'll most likely be checking my … Continue reading Happy Whatever! See ya in 2 weeks!

Happy Thanksgiving – one weigh or another!

Well, well, it's the day before Thanksgiving and I'm actually blogging! In prior years, I've given myself a holiday, but this year I think I'll be a good little blogger and actually stick with my pledge to weigh myself every week, good, bad, or ugly. So let's see what the ol' scales say today … … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving – one weigh or another!

Thanksgiving conversation starters and/or calorie burners!

Well, hello, everyone! Are you as excited about next week's Big Giant Turkey Holiday (U.S. only) as I am? Bet you are! But before we get to that, how's about the weigh-in? 191.4 A little lower than last week, so that's good, right? Anyway, no worries! It's that time of year, when we all gather … Continue reading Thanksgiving conversation starters and/or calorie burners!

Happy Friday (in keeping with the situation)!

Happy Friday, everyone! And yes, I know, it's not a happy Friday for a lot of people. Fires and angst in some places, snow and angst in others ... sickness, misery, sadness ... Life is like that sometimes! But y'know, you gotta keep your chin up, face the day, and just keep on keepin' on … Continue reading Happy Friday (in keeping with the situation)!

Friday Five: As promised: all the yummy stuff I got to eat on the Fourth of July!

Happy Friday! As promised in Monday's post, here are a few of the goodies I scoffed on Wednesday while visiting my fabulous brother and sister-in-law's annual 4th-of-July party. BAKED BEANS!! Mr. 50by60 and I don't have beans a lot. I won't go into too much detail about why. Still, every once in a while, they're a … Continue reading Friday Five: As promised: all the yummy stuff I got to eat on the Fourth of July!

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: Clean Monday edition!

Well, good morning, everyone, and happy Monday! Time for another weigh-in ... and as you may remember, last week I had a small GAIN. But as Homer Simpson once said, "hope springs internal," so let's step on the ol' scale and see where it lands. Ready? Here goes: 206.8 Hey, that's great! Nice! I think … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: Clean Monday edition!

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in — Post-Holiday Edition!

Well, good morning, friends and neighbors! Don't forget your booties, 'cause it's COLD out there! Anyway, let's get to what you've been waiting for - the moment when I face the music and weigh in, following a holiday week of unbridled foodly exuberance! Ready? Here goes: 216.8 Wow ... um ... that's actually great!! Not … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in — Post-Holiday Edition!

Quick Low(er) Calorie Trick or Treat ideas

Hey, everyone! If you're one of those people who hesitates to buy Halloween candy for those adorable li'l trick or treaters who'll be pounding at your door tonight, because you KNOW, you just KNOW, there won't be as many as last year, and you'll have to muster all your willpower to keep from scarfing them … Continue reading Quick Low(er) Calorie Trick or Treat ideas

A few Friday quickies!

When I started this blog, I imagined writing long posts, maybe (in my incredible optimism) even one per day. Well, rather than wait for inspiration to strike, today I'm going to emulate Amy Welborn's weekly "7 Quick Takes" over at Charlotte was Both, and just do a post with a few short, pithy* observations, comments, … Continue reading A few Friday quickies!