Keeping this short, as Manny, Moe, and Jack are waiting for me!

Hi and welcome back (to me!)! * Yes, it's been two whole weeks since last we spoke (wrote) and unfortunately I gotta keep this a little short since I have an appointment at Pep Boys this morning to give my venerable 50by60-mobile a li'l ol' inspection. I'm trying to decide if I should keep it … Continue reading Keeping this short, as Manny, Moe, and Jack are waiting for me!

See ya in dos semanas!

Hey everyone, I'm headed out for my first real vakay in about a year! Given that my weight was up enough that I couldn't just say "SAME" for yet another week: 204.8 -- I've decided to head for sunny Arizona, where I'll probably sweat most of it off within, I dunno, the first five minutes … Continue reading See ya in dos semanas!

Sigh…okay, back to the grind, then!

Yeah, the bad news is: 189.0 Yikes! Well, that's what happens when you (a) don't count your calories and (b) spend a whole lotta time with your feet up on your comfy recliner binge-watching "30 Rock" during the "dog days" of summer! The good news is, it's a wake-up call to get back to the … Continue reading Sigh…okay, back to the grind, then!

Peppa? (knock knock knock) Peppa? (knock knock knock) Peppa? (knock knock knock)

I'm ba-a-ack! Had a wonderful time in Phoenix, connecting and/or reconnecting with relatives (big shout-outs to Laura and Rachel!), and of course, watching the "Big Bang Theory" finale! However, as Rachel and I walked into my parents' living room to watch Leonard, Sheldon, Amy and the gang say their final goodbyes, we were a tad … Continue reading Peppa? (knock knock knock) Peppa? (knock knock knock) Peppa? (knock knock knock)

On the weigh to vacay!

Hey everyone! As promised, here's my quickie weigh-in before I hit the road for Parts Unknown*! 181.8 Oh well, not really that surprised to see a bit of a gain. Remember, I'm now doing the "No S Diet" (no snacks, seconds, or sweets, except on days that start with S**) which means I'm eating a … Continue reading On the weigh to vacay!

Weigh-In: Post-Valentine Chocolate Overload Edition!

Welp, good morning, friends & neighbors! Time for my post-Valentine, pre-Road Trip weigh-in. Let's get this over with quickly, shall we? Today's weigh-in is (gulp): 180.0 Sigh -- up a little since last time! Oh well, as mentioned above, I'm heading out on yet another one of my famous L.A.-Phoenix Road Trips, which consists mainly … Continue reading Weigh-In: Post-Valentine Chocolate Overload Edition!

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!

Is weight gain on vacation inevitable? Not necessarily!

Good morning, everyone, and welcome! Time once again for the Rhymin' Weekly Weigh-in, and of course, this is the Post-Vakay Weigh-in, so there may be some issues to deal with! Ready? Here we go! 197.0 Yeah ... it's a slight gain! Oh well...inevitable, right? Because I was on vacation for a week, and it's perfectly … Continue reading Is weight gain on vacation inevitable? Not necessarily!

Five ways to keep from gaining weight on that summer road trip!

Hey everyone -- it's that time of year! Everyone's loading up the minivans and heading out onto the Great Open Road! But be careful -- it's way too easy to get all cramped up and sore in the car, when you're strapped in and having nothing to do but watch the scenery. I get it -- … Continue reading Five ways to keep from gaining weight on that summer road trip!