Friday Five: 5 ways to make calorie counting slightly easier

Howdy there, friends and neighborinos! If you're counting your calories every day, perhaps you occasionally (like EVERY DAY) look for ideas to make the whole process a little easier. Here are a few ideas I came up with, all of which I've done (or at least imagined doing): Easiest: Just count 'em manually, using an … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 ways to make calorie counting slightly easier

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!

How about Monday?

I've been thinking about which day of the week to do my "official" weigh-in, for purposes of this blog. In the past, when I was attending Weight Watchers meetings (yeah, I did that too!), it was Saturday morning. I liked that, because then I basically had a whole weekend to pig out before starting fresh … Continue reading How about Monday?

So – now what? My more or less vague plans and intentions

So, now that you know all about me and my dieting/weight loss history, it's time to focus on the present - and the future. Now that I've I've managed to cobble together some weight-loss wisdom, it's time to put it into practice. Hence, the title of this blog, "50 by 60," meaning I've decided to … Continue reading So – now what? My more or less vague plans and intentions