One of my loyal 50by60 readers (and not coincidentally, one of my favorite cousins!) confided last week that she's developed a fear of getting back on the scales after the holidays. Well, Margaret, I'm here to help you -- and anyone else who's nervous about facing The Shocking Truth! (aka your post-holiday weight) -- with … Continue reading Friday Five: How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Scales
Friday Five: My 5 rules for the gym, in no particular order
Well, howdy and happy Friday, everyone! This has been a different week, exercise-wise. Mostly, because the weather was a little cooler (i.e., 80s and 90s instead of 90s and 100s!), I walked every day, and enjoyed it, for the most part (although the last 50 yards are always the hardest!). Still, I did make it … Continue reading Friday Five: My 5 rules for the gym, in no particular order
Saturday Snippet: just because…
Well, hey, everyone! If you were waiting on pins and needles for Friday's post, I apologize. However, I had a VERY good reason: Actually, I didn't forget as much as I just couldn't think of anything to say. Plus, I went to a really purty place where I spent the day in quiet meditation 'n … Continue reading Saturday Snippet: just because…
The “Saturday Some” — a new thing, kinda sorta
If you're a regular follower of this blog, you may have wondered what happened to my regular "Friday Five" post. Yeah ... well, the long answer is, "It was sunny and bright, so I decided to go out for a long drive to a wonderful place I haven't visited for quite a while," and the short … Continue reading The “Saturday Some” — a new thing, kinda sorta
Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: Lazy Monday edition!
OK, OK, I know you're in a big rush to find out what my weight is this morning. I get it. Everyone's in a big rush this morning. Our cat, Princess, is extremely impatient (and with good reason!) because her servant-human (aka my husband) had the colossal nerve to sleep a few extra minutes and … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: Lazy Monday edition!
A different kind of Friday post
Well, it took me a little longer than usual to haul my a$$ out of bed this morning, so I'm temporarily abandoning the "Friday Five" format. Just for today, how's about I tell you what my week has been like? So far, so good. My weight is still hovering around the 200 mark, in spite of … Continue reading A different kind of Friday post
Friday Five: More Lame Excuses
Welp, another Friday, another round of finding reasons not to write my blog post today. Still, I gotta write SOMETHING, if only to keep all my rich foreign investors happy. So here goes, my five lame excuses for putting off my blog today! The weather. Most of the week, it's been pouring down rain out here in … Continue reading Friday Five: More Lame Excuses
Friday Five: Mucinex edition
Sorry to post this so late in the day, folks. Frankly, I was wondering if I was going to be able to write anything at all. I'm still struggling with this cold/allergy/bronchitis or whatever. The main thing I'm dealing with now is ... well, here are some titles I debated using/parodying for my post title, which might … Continue reading Friday Five: Mucinex edition
Friday Five: Surprise, there isn’t one!
Yikes! Well, even though I was up with the crack of dawn this morning, I'm embarrassed to say I don't actually have anything useful or interesting to say at all. (And for those of you saying, "Yeah? What else is new?" I say, So let me just tell you what's going on. See, tomorrow morning, … Continue reading Friday Five: Surprise, there isn’t one!
Friday Five: Way too many cat memes
Welp, good morning, all, and happy Friday, for those of you who actually work for a living! You know, I got up this morning and briefly considered getting a few things done before I wrote my post. Then I realized that if I did all of them, I probably wouldn't write this till around, oh, … Continue reading Friday Five: Way too many cat memes