For those of you who’ve been following this downsizing-and-moving-closer-to-family adventure, the end is in sight! To recap, we had several … Continue reading Honey, I’m home!
Now that the house looks like it might actually be sold– and without any contingencies–the next round of decisions are … Continue reading Downsizing: How low can we go?
You’ve heard that the three rules of real estate are Location. Location. Location. I submit, however, that it’s not where you are, … Continue reading What’s more important, where you are or who you’re with?
In our twenties we moved from our home near the ocean in Southern California to Carson City, a lovely town … Continue reading The challenge and hope of a clean slate
Moving anywhere after twenty-five years requires some adjustment. We are, after all, creatures of habit. We expect our coffee cup, … Continue reading Thinking about this move as a vacation
The good news is the kitchen is packed, the last room to tackle. The bad news is the kitchen is … Continue reading Good news. Bad news.
Janet Sheridan hits just the right balance between poignancy and humor in her memoir as she recounts childhood embarrassments and … Continue reading A life well-seasoned
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”