Tag Archives: eating right

How do you define failure?

Have I failed? No. Not really. Well, maybe a little. I mean, I guess it depends on how you look at it. I don’t believe in getting an A for effort. But when it comes to making major life changes … Continue reading

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I Don’t Even Play a Doctor on TV

“Don’t worry. With exercise and eating right, you can be any size you want!” says the skinny teenager with a metabolism like I’ve never had. This came up because we were shopping together, and I found a sweater I really … Continue reading

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My new “up yours” diet

I’ve had a lot of diet/lifestyle changes lately, the biggest one being my shift into being a vegetarian. (Read more about it!) It’s been about three weeks since I made the shift, and I have to say that I’m surprised … Continue reading

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The amazing, incredible growing clothes

There’s a good side to eating right and exercising – for me, that’s losing weight and getting healthy. It’s been a long, long road for me (over a year to lose 45 pounds), but I’m there, and that’s great. The … Continue reading

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My scale loves me?

My scale was broken. My trusted confidant, my tormentor, my friend. It no longer told me my weight (which was moving at glacial speeds). Instead, when I stood on it, it simply said LO. Which I assumed meant low battery … Continue reading

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This is not a test

No, really. It’s not. But lately I’ve noticed a lot of people discussing “cheat” days and “cheat” meals when they talk about eating. Here’s the thing that occurred to me as I read yet another person talk about cheating on … Continue reading

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Food is not the enemy

No, really, it’s not. Or at least, it shouldn’t be. Let me explain. On my mother’s death certificate, the cause of death is listed as organ failure. Underlying causes: anorexia. Now, I won’t get into the full discussion here about … Continue reading

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