Doesn't everyone promise that lifting this will make you happy?
This afternoon I went to the gym. I was feeling pretty good about myself, all sassy and cute, because I’ve lost another pound, for two pounds down. They may be squishy pounds, not hard pounds, but hey. Two pounds. (Squishy pounds are tucked inside that weight that [...]
I couldn't find an image of Tom Bombadil that didn't make him look like a creeper, so here's his house.
OR, How Many Topics Will I Cram Into One Post?
Ten miles this week, now at mile 99. Spent a lovely time at Tom Bombadil’s. Missed eating meat, though. They appear to be vegetarian. We set [...]
What they want.
Disasters strike anywhere, anytime. We have an earthquake preparedness kit, our house is bolted to its foundation, and we have out of town numbers to call to find one another. I thought my family was prepared.
But true preparedness means being ready for everything. I realized after a conversation with my daughter about [...]
That dang horse is SLIPPERY!
Okay, soooo. Remember that post last week about how I was NOT giving up and NOT giving in and I was all BACK ON THE HORSE and you could practically hear the Rocky theme playing? Was that just me, with the imaginary music?
Anyhow. I meant it, I swear I did. [...]
Fat House (2003) sculpture by Erwin Wurm.
There is a pervasive theory floating around the internet that having a messy, cluttered house is correlated with being overweight. A clean house expert, Peter Walsh, who wrote Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?: An Easy Plan for Losing Weight and Living More, appears on [...]
Adobe’s Photoshop is used by graphics editors to manipulate images for commercial use and to put silly antlers on the cat for the family Christmas card. (Seriously, I googled “Photoshop cat Christmas card” and found that image. Oh internet! You never disappoint!) But fashion editors, celebrities and magazine editors have all been subject to criticism [...]
The house is quiet, except for the swish of the dishwasher. Most lights are off, but the muted television casts a flickering blue glow over the room. My husband sleeps in the next room. Our boys sleep in their rooms downstairs, and I am slumped on the couch, watching the night crawl by.
Oh, and there [...]
The way I see it, there is one main obstacle between me and complete domination through superior weight loss capably and lovingly supporting my fellow FFP-ers on this journey we’re about to embark upon.
That obstacle, friends, is my Inner Spoiled Brat (ISB).
I became familiar with my ISB right about when I first became familiar with dieting. The cold, [...]
I need a new vocabulary word, please. Maybe you know it. But I am not sure the word or phrase I want exists. We may very well have to INVENT it.
There’s no way to say that one is a big girl without it meaning overweight. There is also no way to say one is large [...]