Month: November 2017

Vitamin D & Me… Karen talks to her vitamins

losing it over 40 vitamin d talk

For those of you that know, you know that besides losing weight there are other things I want to lose.  I’d like to lose the aches in my hips and knees when I walk up and down the stairs, and I’d like to lose my fear that if I do fall, I won’t bounce back …

My Dear Diary Discovery

dear diary secrets of weight loss

The Value of a Weight Loss Journal One of the things that I’ve noticed in my journey towards a healthier weight is that weight loss affects many aspects of my life.  For instance, I’m still a lazy cook, but I am eating better.  Simply because I have to be a little more creative about what …

Running a “dry burn”

“…After every five roasts, we recommend you do a system dry burn and interior cleaning. This is done to ensure there is no sediment buildup blocking a sensor…” As some of you know from an earlier podcast, to foster weight loss I’ve gotten into home coffee roasting both for pleasure and for something to do …

Getting Started… all over again

“Instead of saying, -I'm damaged, I'm broken, I have trust issues- say -I'm healing, I'm rediscovering myself, I'm starting over.” ― Horacio Jones

I think we all understand that feeling of freedom… of wild abandon… the moment we decide (or admit) that we are ready to let go of the restrictions of eating healthy in “diet” mode and step into the real world of “real eating mode”.   That fantastic feeling of freedom and electricity as we plot and …

Karen Wonders Why She Got Where She Is

lao tzu is losing it over 40

There is something  very therapeutic in writing in the 3rd person.  Detaching from myself while I talk about myself helps me be more honest.  AND, as a result, when I read it back, I see the wisdom and insight that I may normally miss.   Last night I was editing the second of two Podcasts that …