Have you seen the recent commercial for the new iPhone, the one that shows a bunch of people doing all sorts of exercising. It has a rousing rendition of the somewhat patriotic song "Go You Chicken Fat, Go!" When I first heard it I was shocked, how could this be...the song that was the bane … Continue reading Go You Chicken Fat, Go!
After my recent annual check-up I decided that it's time. Time to take control, permanently, of what, when, how, how much and why I eat. Today after work I visited a medical weight loss practice. An interesting approach, there is a primary care doc whose specialty is bariatric medicine, two nutritionists, two PA's and two … Continue reading Take Charge, Today
I've been really diggin' on the writing prompts from the Daily Press. I'm finding it so helpful to have a place to start. So, on to the writing subject of the day: Does the person you see match the person you feel like on the inside? Lately, I don't look into mirrors, I avoid … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror
I've battled my weight for years, or more to the point, it's battled with me. I've lost, gained, lost, gained, lost, gained, hundreds of pounds. I know that I'm not unlike thousands of women in the world. I've tried everything, again like most people, who've played the weight loss roulette. I have to admit though … Continue reading Weight Watchers Can be Fun!
In 1999 I signed up for a weight loss study; a 2-year endeavor that involved calorie counting and mandatory exercise. The study was sponsored by a local university and was medically supervised. Study participants had to agree to eat a specified number of calories a day and exercise the compulsory number of minutes per week. There … Continue reading I Know HOW to Lose the Weight, Now to Do It (Again)