Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Humble-bragging edition!

Let's be candid, shall we? I don't always take my own advice. (Yeah, I know, shocking, right?) For example, I'm always pushing the excellent weigh-in strategy recommended by Jay over at aworkoutroutine.com, about weighing yourself every day, then using the *average* for the week for your weekly weigh-in. And it's a great idea! It makes … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Humble-bragging edition!

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Friday Five: Things that won’t change when my weight does

Happy Friday, everyone! Don't be shocked: this may be the last Friday Five, because frankly, I'm ready to make some changes. But there are a few things that WON'T change, just because I'm losing weight. To wit: My atrocious fashion sense. I've always been a little old lady in tennis shoes, even when I was … Continue reading Friday Five: Things that won’t change when my weight does

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Monday morning hangover edition!

Well, good morning, all! I trust you had a scintillating weekend. As you may recall, last Monday I was a bit forlorn, having gained a couple of pounds during the celebration of Christmas. And last night was yet ANOTHER Christmas party (belated, unless of course you're Eastern Orthodox, which we ALMOST are, but not quite, … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-In, Monday morning hangover edition!

Friday Five: Just a buncha stuff

I dunno why, but all of a sudden I've become allergic to my own self-imposed blog structure. Specifically, the "Friday Five." I'm having trouble thinking of five things that have some sort of connection, however tenuous, and it's getting to the point where I'm debating whether to just skip it altogether. However, as with all … Continue reading Friday Five: Just a buncha stuff

Friday Five: More Lame Excuses!

Hey, is it Friday already? Ahem! Sorry, folks, I totally forgot that: It's Friday, and I'm writing a blog, and I promised to update it on Fridays and Mondays, and today was supposed to be Part II of my riveting series on the pros and cons of gym membership, and I totally have a good … Continue reading Friday Five: More Lame Excuses!

Friday Five: Themes Like A Mighty Long Time

Sorry if you missed the Friday Five last week, folks. I was sitting in a hotel suite -- and before you get jealous, it was the La Quinta in Phoenix, which means it was basically two standard hotel rooms with the wall knocked out between them, and the same really uncomfortable furniture and crappy cable … Continue reading Friday Five: Themes Like A Mighty Long Time

Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in — Post-Holiday Edition!

Well, good morning, friends and neighbors! Don't forget your booties, 'cause it's COLD out there! Anyway, let's get to what you've been waiting for - the moment when I face the music and weigh in, following a holiday week of unbridled foodly exuberance! Ready? Here goes: 216.8 Wow ... um ... that's actually great!! Not … Continue reading Rhymin’ Weekly Weigh-in — Post-Holiday Edition!

Friday Five: Just a bunch of sorry excuses

Welp, I got up this morning and realized I had a blog post to write, and I hadn't prepared for it at ALL. My deepest apologies! Here are some of the reasons I procrastinated this week. Celebrity sexual harassment. Unfortunately, even though I've lived in Los Angeles for over 30 years, and even worked on … Continue reading Friday Five: Just a bunch of sorry excuses

Friday Five – Wacky Diet Ideas!

    Happy Friday, everyone! Today I thought it might be fun to look at some diet ideas that: sound like they should work, but don't in real life; sound like they SHOULDN'T work, but actually HAVE, in real life; and silly ideas that no one I know has tried, but sound like fun. Ready? … Continue reading Friday Five – Wacky Diet Ideas!