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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-seventh in a Series)

Sandwich Generation. Noun. A generation of people, typically in their thirties or forties, responsible for bringing up their own children and for the care of their aging parents.   At forty-eight, I am the father to an eight-year-old…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-sixth in a Series)

It’s nice to be finally getting back on track. With being in Myrtle Beach two weeks ago and dealing with my parent’s health issues last week, this week is seeing a return to a more comfortable pace and routine for me. I try to be flexible…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-first in a Series)

So, two weeks ago I got below 200. I weighed in at 199.6. Quite an accomplishment. I did not hit it on my birthday, but I got there anyway. The real question is, did I stay there? We will find out that answer today. After writing this blog…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Eighteenth in a Series)

I am exactly one week away from my 48th birthday. I had set myself a personal goal to be either at 200 pounds or (preferably) below by then. Last Tuesday I weighed in at 201. I feel like I have been doing well on my diet. With the warmer weather…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Thirteenth in a Series)

Ok. In last weeks blog we discussed depression and how it can affect things like trying to lose weight. I had a bout of it that lasted a little longer than normal. As a result, I gained a little over a pound and a half. So, I took my own advice.…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Ninth in a Series)

Hello all. I hope everyone had a great holiday season. I took last week off to spend it with my family. I had such high expectations for everything I was going to accomplish now that I had the time to do so. Can you guess what happened? I…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Eighth in a Series)

Hello all. Today will be a much shorter blog post as I am enjoying being on my first and only week of vacation this year. To those of you who have read my blogs thus far I want to thank you for coming along on this journey with me. If you…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Third in a Series)

Hello again readers. The first thing I would like to do is say thank you to all those of you who have left comments and words of encouragement on Facebook and in person. I really did not think as many people would read and respond to it the…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Second in a Series)

Food anxiety and bathroom issues. That is what my second week of dieting has been. I promised you last week that I would share the good, bad, and ugly with you. Today we will discuss my food anxiety and my love/hate relationship with adding…
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Quick, Easy and HEALTHY Breakfast Oatmeal

If you are looking for a healthy breakfast that is fast and easy to make than this is the recipe for you! It is dairy free and doesn’t have any added sugar. It is made with natural foods that will give you the energy you need to get through…