A harsh and much needed conversation with…myself!

After polishing off the leftover-from-the-weekend salted dark chocolate brownie bites and candied praline pecans (both from Trader Joe’s), along with a couple of Brach’s cinnamon hearts, a caramel roll, a few bites of caramel sea salt gelato and a banana – yes, quite out of place wouldn’t you say – I decided that enough is FINALLY enough and it’s time to put on my big … Continue reading A harsh and much needed conversation with…myself!

Fun and games are over…time to get back to business

Today is my day. Most people start over on January 1 or January 2 (that’s when I typically do because seriously, January 1? We all know that many people are on their couches recovering on January 1 and I am no exception!) After seeing a large gain on the scale for the second week in a row, it is time to get down to business … Continue reading Fun and games are over…time to get back to business

When life throws you a curve ball

The last two weeks have been such a roller coaster. And let me tell you, in typical situations like this, I would have eaten myself into oblivion. I didn’t. And for that, I am beyond proud. And the fact that it’s winter, extremely cold, and I haven’t put on the extra 10 pounds I did last year is another reason I am proud of myself … Continue reading When life throws you a curve ball

Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more

So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it’s been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing – few and far between posts. See, the thing is, I get in a funk this time of year. As it gets colder and there is less and less daylight, … Continue reading Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more

The ups and downs of five years since I began my Weight Watchers journey

This week, I am celebrating my five-year anniversary! It was five years ago this week that I took that giant leap and walked into my very first Weight Watchers meeting. Yes, I joined WW the week before Thanksgiving. Most people thought I was nuts. Most said, “Why join now? Wait until after the holidays. Enjoy the holidays. Start January 1.” I thought, “Why wait? Why … Continue reading The ups and downs of five years since I began my Weight Watchers journey