Still #Stronger than the cookie: Maintenance on vacation, holidays and every day life

I have spent much of my life, youth and adulthood, overweight. I have lost large amounts of weight in the last forty years, but this is the longest I have ever gone maintaining that loss. I take nothing for granted in this journey, but count it all gratitude and joy. Six months from achieving myContinue reading “Still #Stronger than the cookie: Maintenance on vacation, holidays and every day life”

Still #Stronger Than the Cookie

Have you ever lost a lot of weight and gained it back? Have you lost a lot of weight and are able to maintain the loss? Any secrets to share?

#Stronger Than the Cookie: The first weeks of maintaining my weight loss

I spent the first months of the COVID lock-down in Pennsylvania, doing what I have done for much of my life, downing my favorite comfort foods of cake (with frosting), cookies and ice-cream, until a fateful day in June 2020 when I had a wake-up call. You can read that story here: https://michelesomerville.blog/2020/07/21/the-cookie-diary I metContinue reading “#Stronger Than the Cookie: The first weeks of maintaining my weight loss”

#Stronger Than the Cookie: Turning Point

This is my seventh entry in the saga of my cookie laden life. I began the journey to this turning point in mid-June 2020, and my first post about my journey to health (The Cookie Diary) July 21, 2020. I have written this series of posts for a couple of reasons. First, it has givenContinue reading “#Stronger Than the Cookie: Turning Point”

#Stronger Than the Cookie: Meeting Myself in the Kitchen Doorway

Five and a half months ago I had my face in an ice cream cone, and then I woke up…