Tag Archive | weight

Success! My Recent Healthy, Tasty Weight-Loss Menus ~ Nutritious and Gluten-Free.

The last menus that I posted were from over three years ago, and it’s fun to see how the quality of my food has improved since then. One important change has been that I am currently gluten-free! I never expected to make this change to my diet, particularly since I have always loved wheat and […]

My exercise program

Because my energy was so low, getting out of the house and getting to the gym usually felt like too much for me. I ended up wanting to invest all of my energy into the actual work out, not the preparation and travel time for the work out. Therefore, I did most of my work […]

Patience: Who has the time for it?

Being a naturally impatient person, one of my biggest areas of discouragement at the start of my weight loss journey was how much time it was going to take for me to lose my extra 32 pounds healthfully. Fortunately, I was able to avoid the trap of considering fad diets; after all, the whole point […]

Social Situations / Drinking

There are several strategies that you can use if social eating / drinking is an issue for you. The following article, from sparkpeople.com, a weight-loss website, outlines four of these strategies: From the article: “So what’s the solution? Lock yourself in your house for the rest of your life? Of course not. It’s not easy, […]

All-Star Weight-Loss Menus!

Okay, enough about the Donuts and Doritoes. That was because I think it’s important that you understand that I don’t eat perfectly. Here are some daily menus that are just about perfect, and that I can recommend to you! If you are trying to follow these menus, but you really do not like any one […]

Never Give Up!

I didn’t initially post my own weight-loss success on my Facebook page. I waited. For three years. After three years of staying at my ideal healthy weight, I considered my weight-loss effort to be a success! A few of my friends are currently in the middle of their own weight loss journeys. One of them […]