Month: August 2017

Karen thinks she’s “allergic” to exercise

losing it over 40 allergic to exercise

Today I walked.  I walked briskly and at about the 1 mile mark (almost home and day dreaming about my nice hot cuppa joe waiting) my legs started to itch. Nearly uncontrollably. It was more than just a little uncomfortable… I had to stop and scratch and run and still the itch persisted.  No hives, …

Karen’s says “You win some, you lose some”

losing it over 40 - you win some you lose some

I lost weight this week.  Mostly because I changed something.  I didn’t lose weight because I kept doing the same thing that was getting me fat, I didn’t lose weight because I “wished” hard enough to lose weight, I lost weight because I changed something. I stopped putting half and half in my coffee.  I …

Annie: So Many Pants, So Few Options

Annie Pants Losing it over 40

If These Pants Could Talk Each morning I stare at 22 pairs of pants. For a good minute and a half. Then I realize I’m really only choosing from only three pairs of pants. Then I admonish myself for wasting time. Then I wonder why I have all these pants hanging in my closet, all …

Karen -> The One thing I’ll Change

Well… as my sister Annie so eloquently posted in Why Blog – Annies Story it is time to make some life changes. The fact is that in the last five to seven years I have gained weight like it’s my job.  Seriously like someone is paying me to do it!  I am nearly the same weight …

Why blog – Annie’s story

Why blog – Annie’s story I can’t speak for my sister, but in my lifetime, I’ve lost a lot of weight. I mean, A LOT. OK, probably not the most ever, but maybe over 120 pounds. So how, you might ask, am I currently at my highest weight ever? I don’t know. And that’s what …