Gifts for Dieters Many years ago, I took part in a diet contest. In fact I organised it. A group of folk got together to lose some weight, and we asked our family and friends to sponsor our losses with their hard-earned cash. The proceeds went towards a local hospital that was trying to finance … Continue reading Gifts for Dieters
Merry Christmas! Not everyone celebrates Christmas but that shouldn't stop us sharing the spirit of joy, giving, and celebration together. Of course, it can be a time of great challenge for those of us trying to lose weight! My diet has been terrible this month and I've written a letter to Santa Claus, asking for … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Madama Butterfly & Weight-loss I have no idea why, but I'm suddenly overcome with the desire to see an opera. It's not like I'm an opera buff, not even close. I'm more an occasional top twenty opera fan guy. Nor do I really know anything about opera, I've only ever been to one performance in … Continue reading Madama Butterfly & Weight-loss
Bucket of Spuds! I had intended to leave potatoes alone for a while but I've been shamed into doing one more post for now. I was chatting with someone who follows these posts during the week, & I was accused of not being real! I kept talking about my "bucket" but I'd never shown it. … Continue reading Bucket of Spuds!
The First Month's Results This has been the shoddiest first month of dieting I've ever done. Usually, I would have a shiny new spreadsheet ready in advance of starting a new diet. Okay, I admit it, I did make a new spreadsheet but I only entered one weight, after 8 days, up until today. I'm typically … Continue reading The First Month’s Results