My 20 Year Quest to Lose the Same Ten Pounds

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Yup.  The title of this post is my tagline.  And sadly, it's now become 15 pounds. Although when I wrote that tagline I probably only needed to lose seven, but the line sounded funnier with ten. Now -- not so funny. I've written about how I'm going to accept that I'm never going to accept my body. Continue Reading

Weight Watchers Weigh In Update #2

OK, OK, so I've been on the diet for four weeks and this is only the second time I've updated. I'll give you the scoop: Week One: Followed the points TO THE LETTER (number?) No cheats.  No counting the exercise points. Down 1.4 Week Two: Same as week one.  Only used a few of my discretionary Continue Reading

Weight Watchers Weigh In Update #1

Weight Watchers. The two most terrifying words in the English language.  (Though I suppose that "Compassionate Conservative" and "Hairy Back" might be contenders.) And yet here I am, once again, doing the WW.  Counting the points, weighing the portions,trying to decide if a deck of cards (the proper Continue Reading

What A Trip!

I've been back from my 23andMe super-secret-special-project extravaganza trip for some time now.  I've been basking in the glory that was four days away from household chores, drop-off, pick up, and frigid temperatures. I did miss my kids and hubby, tis true, but it was a small price to pay for a Continue Reading