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Getting to goal, one choice at a time …

I need a plan

Clearly, I can’t do this (weight-loss) thing alone. I do well for a few weeks and then go off the rails. So I just re-joined Weight Watchers. I’ve been reading … 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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Wrong direction

Two straight weeks of gains – 1.4 two weeks ago and another 0.4 this past week. It’s really no surprise — I’ve been pretty lax lately. Need to buckle down … Continue reading

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Still plugging away

I’m here with a  quick check-in post. I lost 0.4 this week, bringing my total lost since re-starting Weight Watchers to 14 pounds. So far, it’s been painless … this … Continue reading

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First week back on Weight Watchers

I marked a week on Weight Watchers last Friday… with a 5.8-pound loss. Yes, I realize it’s not all real weight. A lot of it was probably water. Still, it was … 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.