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”
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?
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”
I have battled weight gain issues all of my life, but sometimes I just caved and flirted with all the wrong foods. Can you relate?
EIght Months into my Weight Loss Journey, things are looking up.
Five and a half months ago I had my face in an ice cream cone, and then I woke up…
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!”