But where has the rum gone?

This week has gone by fast and I figured I would post a more cheerful post than my last one. It’s been an up and down moody kind of week. But today, the weather is a little more stable. The sun is shining and the birds are singing. I’ll be going out in a bit…

March 2022: monthly goal setting

It’s nearing the end of the day for March 1st as I write this, so you will read this tomorrow morning. But that’s okay. One day won’t hurt. A new month, means a new set of goals – and for this month, I’m going to make some changes. Good Reads Challenge In December, I decided…

Meal planning for healthy eating 2022: #1

It’s Monday afternoon and I just finished a protein filled breakfast. Surprisingly, eating healthy and cooking interesting meals has become a bit of a habit. I’m still using MyFitness Pal daily to track my calories and even to use it for meal planning. And other than ordering in pizza once this month, I’ve been pretty…

Fitness update and progress report (Jan 2022)

It’s late Monday morning and I just gulped down an early lunch. My hours are all messed up because I slept most of the weekend due what I think was a stomach bug. I’m not actually not even sure anymore. It could have been a bug. Could have been the new medication. Or it could…

Fasting vs. Starvation

In follow-up to my post last night on intermittent fasting, I’ve decided to share some medical findings on research related to something call a 30 day water diet. I thought by now I had heard all kinds of crazy things. In the fitness group I moderate, I’ve come across snake oil salesmen. Literally. Those guys…

Fitness Challenge: The Coffee Experiment

The past few days I’ve been experimenting with cutting coffee out of my diet. Not completely. Because – coffee. But as my weight continues to increase, my energy levels continue to dwindle and it seems like everything else is going to shit – I thought it was time to make some major changes in my…