When I signed up for my two long-term Diet Bets six months ago, I knew the losing weight part would be the easier task, but that keeping it off would be a challenge. I mean, that’s how dieting always works – you do great when you’re following a plan, but as soon as you go … Continue reading Six Months and Going Strong
Wanted to share my 2019 plans publicly for accountability and to encourage community. I've also shared it with my tiny Facebook group, encouraging them to join me. Here’s the basics. I’ll start with the part that some people may have issue with - fasting. For more information, I recommend “The Complete Guide to Fasting” by … Continue reading 2019 Plan – Starting Soon on a Blog Near You!
Okay, now I'm hungry.... Seriously though, the first DietBet is in the books and I squeezed out a win, although I cut it way too close for comfort!! Tuesday was the first day of the weigh-in period, so I wanted to get the weight done as soon as possible, in case there were issues. Thankfully … Continue reading Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
I am 24-25 days into three of my diet bets (my DietBet four-week bet ends next week) and 25-28 days into my first step bets. I am on target to win all of my wagers, but this has been an interesting ride so far! I have been using my work scale for weigh-ins, so I … Continue reading Just Keep Moving…
I'll admit, I am a pretty competitive person. I also don't like to lose money. I learned about Diet Bet years ago when a friend of mine did it, but I never tried it. Because of these two attributes I possess, I find it ironic that I have never taken the plunge before now. Maybe … Continue reading In It to Win It
Okay, today is the day I share my feelings on herbal supplements. Standard disclaimer - this is not medical advice, only my thoughts and opinions. By all means, take whatever medications or supplements are recommended by your doctor or that you personally desire. This morning, I was minding my own business playing Candy Crush and … Continue reading A Tale of Two Herbal Supplements
This is a very hard black-listed food for me to write! Needless to say, my desire to consume good beer has been at war with my healthy living for several years. I probably don't need to tell you that beer is caloric, contains grains, and as a result, helps people acquire additional abdominal fat. You … Continue reading Black-Listed Food – Alcohol