Getting Back on the Wagon After a Weekend of Debachery

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First, let me just talk a little bit about “falling off the wagon.” I can’t really speak to other addictions (unless we’re going to have some words about coffee) however, in terms of eating healthy and making mindful eating choices I have found that there is a long stretch of the wild wild west in …

I Don’t Want to Think About This, But…

Now that the glow of New Year’s has faded, I’ve been asking myself a lot of unpleasant questions. Actually, more accurately stated, unpleasant questions have been popping unbidden into my head. Let me start with this: I’ve lost THIRTY-SIX (36!!!) pounds. Yes, I now weigh less than I have at any point in the last …

Karen’s top secret weight loss trick

#losingitover40 Karen shares secret

As you know I challenge myself in a million different ways by not being very organized or always planning ahead for things like… Oh… I don’t know, regular meals?  The result is me grazing like a cow as I cook dinner for the kids.  Literally opening and shutting cupboards as I open and shut my …

Back on Track

Hello 2018! Well, we’ve been at this 2018 thing for almost 24 hours already, but I have a confession. I have big plans for you, 2018. Big. BIG. BIG PLANS for you! First, back to tracking what I eat and knocking off these last 10 (OK, 14) pounds. Back to the program. It was a …

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 …