A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to My Most Recent Blog Post…

First, please notice that I specifically did not say “my last” blog post. I have not quit, abandoned, given up, or otherwise stopped blogging. I did take a rabbit trail of sorts, but all with good intentions . It was like this. As I was minding my own business, writing a post, laying out my ideasContinue reading “A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to My Most Recent Blog Post…”

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”

Home Again ~ My Cup Runneth Over

Taken any sentimental journeys lately? Some people never leave their home towns, some leave and never look back, some return after an absence. Here is a part of my story; what is yours?

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?

My Summer into Fall Reading Plan

I was going to title this My Summer Reading Plan, Progress Note, (https://michelesomerville.blog/2021/06/14/my-summer-reading-plan but I feel the quickly draining away of summer, with all of the school supplies on sale, the summer clothes on sale that seem to be heralding the close, or clothes of one season morphing into another. I never did buy enoughContinue reading “My Summer into Fall Reading Plan”

#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”