My Christmas in Pictures

December 31, 2018

I’m back from a week in Michigan for Christmas, and spent lots of great quality time with family. I was determined to stay focused on my health and fitness all week, and made lots of wonderful choices, and some not-so-wonderful ones, too. I’ll get into all of that, but first… SANTA!

That’s Lynn on the right. Our families have been Read the rest of this entry »

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My Last Recipe Of The Year Is For… Lemon Jello Salad (Yes, Really!)

December 19, 2018

Jello Salad! It’s a blast from the past!

This isn’t some random Jello dessert. It’s a legitimate salad, made with four kinds of vegetables. And, of course, Jello! Read the rest of this entry »


7 Tips to Stay Healthy At All Those Holiday Parties

December 16, 2018

There’s a reason so many people gain weight over the holidays, and it’s because there’s so many parties, family dinners, get-togethers, and celebrations, all of which add up to… Food everywhere, all the time! And not much of it is healthy!

Here are my seven tips to help you get through all these functions without popping any buttons on your pants. Read the rest of this entry »


Practicing What I Preach at the Supermarket

December 12, 2018

One of my hard and fast weight loss rules is to never grocery shop when you’re hungry. Wandering the aisles on an empty stomach will lead to impulse purchases and poor choices.

I’ve heard this rule since I was a kid, and I’ve stuck to it as much as possible over the past eight years. I share it often, because I know Read the rest of this entry »


What’s in the Crockpot? Part 15

December 10, 2018

Who wants to play a game? It’s very easy. You guess what’s crockin’ away in my crockpot, and then I tell you if you’re right or wrong. Couldn’t be simpler. So… What’s in the crockpot?

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To Chase and Be Chased (2018 Hike the Halo Race Recap)

December 9, 2018

My final race of 2018 is now in the books! And at a very familiar venue:

ANGEL STADIUM! The race was Hike the Halo, an annual event benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and it’s the only event I do that’s Read the rest of this entry »


December Weigh-In and Workout Progress Report

December 6, 2018

I got back from my week in Colorado (which I talked about in four, count ’em, four posts) and, a few days later, it was time to weigh in! I update my weight loss chart every single month. Here’s what the whole thing looks like, after almost nine years of tracking…

…and here’s the close-up on my newest update: Read the rest of this entry »