Karen’s Sweet Epiphany

losing it over 40 have your cake but will you eat it

The Struggle is Real Struggle is an eight letter word that means many things to many people.  To my sister Annie, it’s getting over the hump of “I’m going to have to do this for the rest of my life” and for me… it’s still about choices. I know how I got here, 52 years …

Karen Talks about The Point of Counting Points

weight watchers and points

As you know, if you’re listening to our podcasts Annie is losing weight like it’s her job. 6 weeks and 18 pounds. Me… not so much. This week I’ve decided to show up for my success in a different way, I’m joining weight watchers online plus. (shameless promotion:  click here to save on the online subscription …

Annie: I’m Tired of Watching What I Eat

I’m tired of “dieting.” I shouldn’t complain. I’m having remarkable success—down 16 lbs. Nothing to sneeze at. I’m kicking myself for not doing this sooner—like years ago. But now, I’m tired of “dieting.” Just as I knew I would be. “Dieting” is in quotes because technically it’s not supposed to be dieting. It’s just supposed …

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 …