weightloss journal

5 Things — Lessons in Weight Loss for 2018

With 2018 in my sights, I sat down to write my top 5 weight loss lessons from 2017 so I could (hopefully) learn from the past. I was thinking the lessons would be all about food and eating. It turns out they weren’t about food at all. Here they are: Own it. Own who and what …

The end of “being careful”

As I was walking the dog the other day, I was scrolling through some weight loss lessons in my mind. This is kinda how I process things. I think about what’s working (or not) and why, then I try to put my finger on it and give it a name or explanation. This way it’s …

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 …