Weight: A New Perspective

I don't know if everyone is this way, but I have no real understanding of weight and how I feel at any certain weight. What I mean is that I assume that if I felt good at any given time (really pretty or sexy or confident), it must have been a time when I weighed less than now. I would have sworn, in court, that during those confident times I was 30 or 40 pounds lighter than I am now. It turns out … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Removing Barriers to Exercise

Hi Fitness Friday people <said in the "party people" tone>! How was your week? Mine was okay-ish. I ate everything I could put my hands on had some food issues. I'm going to work on that this coming week. I used the bike we bought! The stationary, recumbent bike. I have no excuse not to exercise with that big old bike right in the middle of our living room. Talk about removing barriers. … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Redux

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I'm back! In the whole healthy-eating, getting fit thing, I mean. Like so many other times, I stopped for a bit, and now I'm picking it back up. I'm okay with that. The good news is that I've only gained back about 4 pounds of the 15 or so I lost starting last March. That's pretty huge progress for me since I'm really good at re-gaining lost weight. I've also gained back about five inches … [Read more...]

Digging Up Dirt. Mental Dirt, That Is.

In an effort to figure out why I eat the way I do and use food as a comfort tool, I have started to go to a counselor. For me, this step is just as important - if not more so - as eating right and exercising. It's also the hardest process. I like my dirt nice and buried, thank you very much. It might be nice, though, to have a clean mind for a while. … [Read more...]