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One of My Regrets

One of My Regrets

One of my regrets is not pursuing art. I remember only one acquaintance in high school who was bound and determined to pursue art – and she enrolled in the Maryland Institute of Art: a daring choice the aspiring English major thought. I wonder where her choice took...

After SIX Months I’m Still Alive!

After SIX Months I’m Still Alive!

Well, almost six months have passed, and the revised eating plan hasn’t killed me.  There is life after restricting empty carbs, salt, and other tasty morsels. I can live without what I never really wanted to give up. Of course, I am spending more on grocery bills....

Whilst My Easy Chair Beckons . . .

Whilst My Easy Chair Beckons . . .

Our taste buds are recalibrating as we are both continuing on an eating plan that eliminates empty carbs, fat, and white stuff whilst adding more lean protein. No, we are still not exercising as much as we might. I know this because of a travelogue,  "Footloose in . ....

Driving Safety in Autumn Gardens

Driving Safety in Autumn Gardens

Driving safety may be the elephant in the room for families of seasoned citizens. We need to assess our capabilities before the accidents – not after. Recently I was with friends who  are feeling as  much angst over their aging parents driving safety as they did over...

Occupying Another People-Watching Perch

Occupying Another People-Watching Perch

Sitting around a hospital lobby Doug and I realized we were on another people-watching perch.  We were there providing moral support because my brother had knee replacement surgery. Thankfully, it has gone well. However, what we both received was confirmation that...

Staying in The Here And Now

Staying in The Here And Now

Here I Am, Still On Track, But Staying in the here and now is good advice for somebody like me who misses her junk food, and looks forward to being bad . . . with food. Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. ~Ernestine Ulmer I need constant reminders: don't meander...

Obsessing While Winging It

Obsessing While Winging It

Ok. I am obsessing about this new eating adventure – well, writing about it is taking up more time than it should.  But thank you reader, who agreed to be accountable with me! Just for today. So here’s where we are at close of day: I didn’t blow it. Much. Maybe I am...

The New Diet and Old Memories

The New Diet and Old Memories

The new diet -- “eating plan” brings back many memories. The First Weight Loss Adventures One of the earliest adventures was a “gym” in the upstairs of an office building outside of Annapolis, in Parole. (Circa 1973) Not only did I attend the crowded class exercises,...

Pounds, Weights and Measures

Pounds, Weights and Measures

I have never lost a pound that didn’t find its way back to me, sometimes along with three buddies. "I try to lose weight, but it keeps finding me!" The truth is, in the words of a favorite muse: [Over the decades], I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging...

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