Could I actually gain thirty-six pounds? Not that I don’t like a challenge, but that’s how much I lost fifteen years ago and promised myself I’d NEVER have to lose again. Besides, I gave away all my fat clothes. Continue reading You gained HOW MUCH on that cruise?!
The Last Days of Night Graham Moore This is the story of the patent war between Thomas Edison and George … Continue reading Book review: The nature of invention
This post is in response to a brief blog-versation I had with the charming Brian over at Bonnywood Manor after he kindly nominated … Continue reading One novel idea about getting smarter, not just older
This fits so perfectly with my post yesterday about baby steps. There is no ” never,” just lots of “not … Continue reading Sunday Morning Life Hack: Khan Academy
When I started wearing my Fitbit, I was pretty much convinced that I was already moving enough to maintain my weight. After losing 35 pounds twelve years ago with Weight Watchers, my healthy eating and activity habits are pretty well-documented and well…habitual. I refuse to eat less than my recommended budget. My mantra: Don’t do anything to lose weight that you aren’t willing to do to keep it off.
Moreover, I’ve been a WW leader for seven years. I know this stuff. But I’m also in my sixties and retired. And the scale was giving me feedback I didn’t like. But seriously, shouldn’t that sweaty 45 minutes on the elliptical four times a week, a yoga class, a long walk every Friday, little walks in between, and living in a three-story house be enough? I mean I’m not THAT sedentary, right? Continue reading “It makes me feel like dancing”
Want to know what I’ve discovered? My goals are in direct conflict with one another. Yup. I mean, what was I thinking?
What are those two opposing goals? Walking more and writing more. The trouble, of course, is that one requires sitting on my butt at the computer for hours at a time and the other requires that I …uhm… don’t. Continue reading “To walk or to write, that is the question”
That about says it all. Don’t just complain. Act. That applies to just about every aspect of life– health, housekeeping, … Continue reading One little thing