Adventures in weight loss, cooking and life

Getting to goal, one choice at a time …

Matcha mania

Many months ago, before I completely fell off the weight-loss grid, the folks at Kiss Me Organics contacted me about reviewing their Organic Green Tea Matcha Powder. I said “yes.” … Continue reading

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Is this progress?

It’s been a week since I started logging eats again—and I’d call my attempts moderately successful, at best. Yes, I had five days UNDER the weekly calorie budget set by … Continue reading

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Sliding into Home is out and about

Hi, all. Long time, no blog. But this time I have an excellent excuse. I’ve been busy getting ready for the release of Book 3 of my Love & Baseball … Continue reading

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I have a new rallying cry

Call it a rallying cry … or a mantra … or words to live by. No matter what you call it, Theodora‘s recent post, “On ‘Listening to Your Body’” is pure inspiration. … Continue reading

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Walking in an autumn wonderland

On Wednesday, I did something I’ve wanted to do for several years: I took a hike through a grove of maple trees in Oak Creek Canyon. As you might imagine, … Continue reading

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Reaching a new high

… And not the good kind. I finally faced the scale Monday. According to the mean metal box, I’ve topped my highest known adult weight. Yeah. Not exactly the heights … Continue reading

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Losing weight is easy …

... if you're in a coma, maybe. Most of us have to work at it — every day and every minute. It's not easy to make the right choices, to drink water instead of (diet) soda, pick the grilled chicken sandwich instead of a burger or choose to get up and get moving instead of lounging around in bed. After too many months of making the wrong choices under the guise of dabbling with paleo eating, I've re-joined Weight Watchers (online). My choices may no longer be low-carb or Whole30 or paleo, but the concept is the same: I'm still getting closer to my goal weight one choice at a time.

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Please note that I’m not a doctor, registered dietitian or fitness expert. I'm merely sharing my experiences with weight loss, cooking and life. This is what works for me. That doesn't mean it will work for you. When it comes to your health and fitness, do your research.
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