A few weeks ago I started on a campaign to get healthy and fit ... and then I failed more miserably than ever before. Life circumstances left me feeling defeated and sad, and I sunk into my big comfy chair and drowned my sorrows with potato chips (ok, I crunched my sorrows). So here I am ten pounds heavier than I was a month ago, still feeling sad and defeated, and now fat too. And I need to do something about it. There is a crazy theory that exercise will help you lose weight, feel healthy and … [Read more...] about Finding the right exercise program
Last month, I had the privilege of trying the Nutrisystem program. Nutrisystem offers a variety of different meal plans, including plans for women, for men and for diabetics. Their selections vary for seniors and they have a frozen food plan as well. I chose meals from the Women's Basic plan. First, I was told to choose 28 days worth of breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts/snacks. I had a hard time making my decision! All of the meals look delicious, and I wanted to try a … [Read more...] about Nutrisystem for a month
So today is Day One of Spring into Shape, and I started today off with a couple of simple things to get myself headed in the right direction... First off, I drank my water. I like water a lot, so it shouldn't be a hard thing to do, but I like coffee and pepsi too, and they seem to win most of the time...but not today! I have had my 6 glasses of water already, and I didn't do great on meals, but not awful either. I had cereal for breakfast, for lunch I had gluten free crackers with cheese and … [Read more...] about Spring Into Shape
KERI GLASSMAN Thomas’® Bagel Thins™ Bagels Morning Tips Don’t skimp on sleep. It’s important to get a good night’s sleep to feel well-rested - ready to take on the day! Most adults need about seven to eight hours of sleep each night, and studies have shown that those who get less have impaired memory and physical performance. Not getting enough sleep can also make concentration difficult, and leave you feeling drowsy all day. So aim to get enough sleep … [Read more...] about Thomas Bagel Thins Morning Tips
I was always the skinny girl growing up. Before I had children, I had never worn bigger than a size 1, and even after one child I kept a nice figure and was happy around 110 lbs. Baby #1 didn't earn me stretch marks or big hips, and the only lasting effects, aside from Eric who has been an 18 year side effect so far, was that I earned a letter while bra shopping (A is the best, right?). This is my skinny little butt about 16 years ago while I was in Florida. I would show more recent, but … [Read more...] about It’s time to lose some weight!