Comfort Food, My Crack Cocaine

It is a proven fact that middle aged women have about as much chance of losing the last ten pounds of unwanted body fat as being abducted by little green (skinny) aliens. The odds get worse if said middle aged woman has a food addiction.Last week was an emotionally...

Avoid Vacation Weight Gain: 5 Tips + 1

Stepping onto the scale the day after we got back from vacation was an act of courage second only to storming the Normandy beaches. But I did it, and the results weren't a disaster. In fact I didn't gain any weight and my waist size did not budge. HA! Another...

My Medication Is Making Me Fat!

Last week I lost a pound which is very good. While on vacation I just hope I stay steady. Thank God, food is not the focus of our vacations, activity is. That will help a lot. Today I thought taking a look at weight gain due to the medications we take might be...

Lose some, Gain Some

This week I gained a pound. Who's surprised? Not me. I had a lot to celebrate and got distracted. Keeping portions and the hunger scale in mind probably kept me from going completely berserk. I did exercise well, walked like crazy and did some yoga. I'm sure...

Positive Self-Talk: Worth 1000 Words

The scale says I lost a pound last week. Once again I forgot to measure my waist. (What's that about?) Oh, well.Still I didn't feel like celebrating. Why not? Because I saw a photo of myself taken the day before at my daughter's Appreciation Day...