Goal Setting · Uncategorized

Who Else Wants to Lose Weight ThisYear?

SET YOUR NEW YEAR GOALS THIS WEEK! Everybody, well almost everybody, gained weight during the holidays! And now we’ve got to get rid of them.  To do that we need to set some goals…NOW! You should set long term goals, as in for this month, or year, if you have a lot to lose. But… Continue reading Who Else Wants to Lose Weight ThisYear?

Counting Calories · Goal Setting

5 Ways to Get Back on Your Diet

CONFESSION:  I FELL OFF THE ‘HEALTHY DIET WAGON’ FOR 3 FULL DAYS! Now what do I do??? I recently completed another 4 weeks of a diet on Diet Bet. (See “Mom’s Taking a Diet!)  I didn’t reach my goal of 5.48 pounds but I did lose 4.6 so I figure that’s a win.  I put… Continue reading 5 Ways to Get Back on Your Diet

Counting Calories · Goal Setting · Macro Nutrients · Uncategorized

What I Eat In a Day

  Ah, geez!  I weighed myself this morning and I’m still at 134.4.  Dang it!  But let me see if I can be optimistic.  I’ve got 3.3 more pounds to lose and 18 days to do it, that’s 0.18 pounds per day.  I can do that, surely!  I’ve been counting my calories on My Fitness… Continue reading What I Eat In a Day

Cardio Workouts · Counting Calories · Goal Setting

“Mom’s Taking a Diet!”

So at the beginning of this year I weighed about 130 pounds.  I like myself at that weight, I’d like to see what 125 looks like, too. But life happened in the form of four trips to New York City.  My daughter and I traveled to visit her college in January.  After she was accepted,… Continue reading “Mom’s Taking a Diet!”

Cardio Workouts · Counting Calories · Fast Food · Goal Setting · Macro Nutrients · Weight Lifting


 Count How many calories are you eating now? Keep a journal or log your food intake for a day or two.  This will give you a baseline.  I use an app called My Fitness Pal.  The reason I like this one is that I can scan product codes and it finds the calories for me… Continue reading FIVE RULES FOR A FITNESS REGIMEN