Adventures in weight loss, cooking and life

Getting to goal, one choice at a time …

A happy holiday, indeed

Even though I had to work in the afternoon/evening, it was still a pretty great Christmas. The Christmas Eve service was nice and afterward, we drove around Camp Verde to … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

From me to you …

I love the holidays. Belting out Christmas carols along with the car radio is one of my favorite things to do. This year, thanks to a gift from one of my … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Well, not at my house … not yet, anyway. But I smiled when I drove past one of my neighbors’ on Thanksgiving night. The house was already festooned with Christmas … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

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.