Month: October 2017

Weight Loss is like a Road Trip

It's your Journey

I love a roadtrip and I realize that we all pack differently when we’re going away.  I have fond memories of my family all piled in the station wagon driving to our summer home 8 hours away. I remember being a teenager packing nearly everything I owned for those vacations.  It didn’t matter how long… …

This isn’t a Dress Rehearsal

losing it over 40

For those of you that don’t know (or haven’t guessed) I’m an “idea junkie”.  I absolutely adore thinking about what’s possible, seeing someone’s success and thinking, “How can I do that?” You see, success is very motivating.  To be honest, I probably wouldn’t have started Weight Watchers if Annie hadn’t been having such great success.  …

Runner’s High? No. Dieter’s High? Yes.

It’s come as a pleasant surprise, a real shock: I can’t emphasize enough how *tremendous* I feel. I don’t know anything about nutrition or biology or physiology beyond what you or I can google, but I imagine that I feel so great, not so much because of the weight loss, but more because of what …

Karen get’s stuck and blames the Nutella

#LOSINGITOVER40

Still only 10 pounds down.  Actually, slightly wavering at losing some ground, and I blame the Nutella. 2 Tablespoons of Nutella = 10 points Conclusion?  Nutella is evil.  Remember my previous rant about “I’m savory not sweet!”  Well… I had forgotten all about my addiction to sweet… or perhaps I was lulled into a full …