#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…

#Stronger Than the Cookie; Saying Goodbye to My 2X Clothes!

The conventional wisdom about clothes and weight loss is, to get rid of those clothes that no longer fit, so that you are tempted to grow back into them. I understand that to a point, but I have pretty cheap genes (not cheap jeans, but maybe those too). I am not a packrat by anyContinue reading “#Stronger Than the Cookie; Saying Goodbye to My 2X Clothes!”

#Stronger Than the Cookie~ The Journey Continues

I had my last home made or store bought cookie on June 16th and life hasn’t been the same since. IS it a permanent break or a temporary separation? Only time will tell.