Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in, and You Do the Math!

Good morning, everyone, and happy Monday! Let's get right to it, shall we? First of all, the always astonishing Weekly Weigh-in: 196.6 Do the Little Kicks! Yay! I was a little worried, since I went on a chocolate bender Saturday. See, we were almost out of Trader Joe's Mini Hold the Cones, so naturally I … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in, and You Do the Math!


Lamest, groggiest “Friday Five” so far!

Boxing yourself into a regular format on your blog (like my "Rhymin' Weekly Weigh-ins" on Monday and "Friday Five" on ... you guessed it), can really help you stick to your goal of blogging regularly. It gives you a framework and helps you corral your random thoughts into a targeted post so they make more … Continue reading Lamest, groggiest “Friday Five” so far!

Post-Anniversary Chocolate Truffles Weigh-in!

Well, howdy there, friends old and new! As you regulars know, around here, Monday is Rhymin' Weekly Weigh-In Day! So fasten your seat belts, 'cause here we goooo: 198.0 Yay, a little bit of a loss there! I wasn't sure there'd be one at all. See, this past Saturday was our 11th wedding anniversary (thank … Continue reading Post-Anniversary Chocolate Truffles Weigh-in!

On becoming a Gym Rat

Wow. Well, I never thought this would happen, but as of this past Wednesday, I've actually got TWO gym memberships, simultaneously! In addition to my on-again, off-again recurring 24 Hour Fitness membership (it's all about the POOL, people!!), I've just signed up with Anytime Fitness for a year. And THAT one, my friends, is all … Continue reading On becoming a Gym Rat

Milestone Monday at last!!!

Good morning, everyone, and YES!! it's finally Milestone Monday, that very special weigh-in we've all been waiting for! Ready? Ta-da: 198.2 That's right, at long last I'm BELOW 200 pounds -- for the first time in... geez, eight or nine years, I think! So just to recap, here's where I stand so far, weight-loss-wise: In … Continue reading Milestone Monday at last!!!

Friday Five: 5 ways to make calorie counting slightly easier

Howdy there, friends and neighborinos! If you're counting your calories every day, perhaps you occasionally (like EVERY DAY) look for ideas to make the whole process a little easier. Here are a few ideas I came up with, all of which I've done (or at least imagined doing): Easiest: Just count 'em manually, using an … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 ways to make calorie counting slightly easier

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: Lazy Monday edition!

OK, OK, I know you're in a big rush to find out what my weight is this morning. I get it. Everyone's in a big rush this morning. Our cat, Princess, is extremely impatient (and with good reason!) because her servant-human (aka my husband) had the colossal nerve to sleep a few extra minutes and … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In: Lazy Monday edition!

A different kind of Friday post

Well, it took me a little longer than usual to haul my a$$ out of bed this morning, so I'm temporarily abandoning the "Friday Five" format. Just for today, how's about I tell you what my week has been like? So far, so good. My weight is still hovering around the 200 mark, in spite of … Continue reading A different kind of Friday post

Radiant Happy Bright Monday Weigh-In!

Good morning, everyone! Hope your Easter / Passover / "just plain weekend, dagnabit, I'm not religious!!" went well, and that you're feeling super-radiant this morning. Like me! As you can see, I had a pretty good Easter Sunday (or "Pascha" as we Easterners call it ... yeah, I know, I'm on the West Coast, but … Continue reading Radiant Happy Bright Monday Weigh-In!