Why I Can’t Eat as Much as My Sister

Damn, as if losing weight wasn’t hard enough! “When you begin to lose pounds, levels of the hormone leptin, which is produced by fat cells, begin to drop. That sends a message to the brain that the body’s “fat storage” is shrinking. The...
Keep cool, Jewel!

Keep cool, Jewel!

These kids have the right idea! I remember childhood summers when splashing in a blow up kiddie pool in the backyard or running through a lazy lawn sprinkler was just the thing to beat the heat. Today I thank God for the air conditioning in my office. Living in the...

3 Things Losing Weight While on Vacation Taught Me

Before I went on vacation I weighed myself, even though I really didn’t want to. Since getting down and dirty serious about my weight I grit my teeth and step on the scale at least once a week. It is the only way to keep a hawk eye on the insidious creep of...