OK, so this is a day late. Maybe it’s because I only lost 1 pound last week and just couldn’t get myself to admit I didn’t meet my 2 lb/wk goal. I am rationalizing that my weekly average is still 2 pounds, but I am not really happy w/ Week 4’s results. I have been […]
After 3 weeks of dieting, I am amazed that I’m not miserable and cursing myself. This is really working! I know I shouldn’t be surprised; I’ve been watching it work for 4 ½ years. But I am surprised at how easy it has been. I am rarely hungry in between meals—only if I get too […]
I kept to my goal of losing 2 pounds for the week, for a total weight loss of 5 lb! Again, Friday night was my biggest challenge. Yes, you guessed it—we hit the brewery and the Old Place. I kept to the food portion of my diet, but because of drinks, I did wind up […]
I lost 3 lbs. my first week! Not enough for anyone to notice, of course, but I’m happy those 3 lbs. are gone. Actually, most dietitians recommend losing no more than 2-3 lbs. a week for healthy dieting, so I am right on. My goal moving forward is to lose 2 lbs. a week. All […]
With such a busy schedule, my husband & I have made Wednesday nights our “date night.” Traditionally this means we spend the night at a local restaurant enjoying each other’s company with dinner & drinks. We live in an area w/ a micro-brewery at our freeway off ramp and a winery 3 doors down from […]
With my last weekend of decadence behind me, I am excited to start Day 1 of my resolution to lose it! Since Mondays are such a long day, I’ve decided to try to eat 6 times today. I have planned out my meals so I know exactly what I need to eat and when to […]
Like millions of other Americans, I too am making a resolution to lose weight this year. I have spent the last 4 years cooking for people on a diet and somehow managed to gain 30 pounds in the process!