I'm too cool for resolutions…or not

For the 2nd year in a row, I have welcomed the New Year by being sick. Not how I intended things to go – either year – but little children and their stomach bugs seem destined to take me down occasionally. Not much to be done about it when #aunting is a routine part ofContinue reading “I'm too cool for resolutions…or not”

What a difference a doctor makes

About 2.5 months ago, I went to the doctor. It’s hard enough finding a new doctor in a new city, especially when, in your old town, you had to switch doctors because your previous doctor was being sued…but I digress. Anyway, I was not looking forward to going through everything again: the questions, the raisedContinue reading “What a difference a doctor makes”

Back on the body bandwagon

It’s been a while since I reported in on my ongoing quest to be a lighter version of me. You might recall from this post that I have a bit of a love-love relationship with foods that are bad for me. That hasn’t changed in the last two months; indeed I think it never will.Continue reading “Back on the body bandwagon”

Confessions of a Shrinking Woman

So, as I’ve written about from time to time, I’m on a perpetual quest to lose weight. I’ve been doing Weight Watchers lately, which I’m finding easier to follow and stick with than previous efforts, and the online tracking component feeds my incessant need to log onto electronic devices to validate myself. I’ve been swimmingContinue reading “Confessions of a Shrinking Woman”

UPDATE on the 10 meal experiment

So, on Tuesday of this past week, I decided to play a game with myself to address my rather chronic habit of getting takeout rather than preparing my own meals. You can read about the whole thing here, but the basic deal is this:  I challenged myself to NOT eat out more than once fromContinue reading “UPDATE on the 10 meal experiment”