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Weight Loss Weekly – what to do about free food? Weight Loss Weekly – what to do about free food?

I want to have a cake and eat it too. And if I have to choose whether to have it or eat it, then I choose to… eat it. At this time in my life and my current age – getting closer and closer to 40, I cannot believe it, but I love it – […]

Weight Loss Weekly – losing weight the speedy way Weight Loss Weekly – losing weight the speedy way

The topic for today’s weight loss weekly comes from Sunny. Sunny is focusing on losing some weight before a summer beach vacation (as in bathing suits and shorts) which is 8 weeks away. She asks: when you’re working hard towards a certain weight loss goal, what is your one unique secret weapon or trick that […]

Weight Loss Weekly: Having a Good Time Weight Loss Weekly: Having a Good Time

Happy Monday everyone! This week Bernie suggested the following topic: You’ve got a big event coming up, and you’re still not at a “happy weight”, how do you combat those feelings of self doubt and have a good time without getting caught up in the “I’m so fat, I look so bad” crazy talk running […]

Weight Loss Weekly: The Weak-Spot Weight Loss Weekly: The Weak-Spot

  I wanted to share these flowers with you for such a long time. But I waited for a sunny day. Finally it was sunny today, and will be tomorrow. Aren’t they gorgeous?! And now to let’s talk weight loss. This week I asked my buddies… oh, we have a new buddy who has joined […]

Weight Loss Weekly: Diet Soda? Weight Loss Weekly: Diet Soda?

Weight loss weekly is a weekly “column” posted every Monday and is a collaboration between me and other bloggers who are trying to lose weight. Giyen from bacon is my enemy used to blog with us but is taking a break, so now it’s me, Sunny and Joie de vivre. Another blogger might join us […]

Weight Loss Weekly: Low Points Weight Loss Weekly: Low Points

These two have so much energy… This week Joie de vivre asks: do you have a low point in your day? How do you fight the cravings or what are the snacks you choose to snack on to get you through your low point?

Weight Loss Weekly: Shopping for Clothes Weight Loss Weekly: Shopping for Clothes

Losing weight is a long long journey and it can take a long long time to get to your desired goals. So what do you do in the meantime about shopping for clothes? I have suggested this silly and shallow question for this week’s Weight Loss Weekly. So what do we have to say about […]

Weight Loss Weekly: Successes and Pitfalls

Giyen, Sunny, Joie de vivre, and I have started Weight Loss Weekly on 1/19/2009, that is 7 weeks ago. So how are we doing so far? This week, Joie de vivre asked us: “What is your progress so far, successes and pitfalls you had along the way since we’ve started Weight Loss Weekly. Joie de […]

Weight Loss Weekly: Secrets to Dining Out Weight Loss Weekly: Secrets to Dining Out

Oh, the temptations… This week on Weight Loss Weekly we answer: What are your secrets to keeping your diet when eating out? What are your favorite restaurants when you’re watching your weight that help you stick to your plan? Sunny: “I love going out to eat, and we go usually at least a couple of […]

Weight Loss Weekly: The most ridiculous thing I've done Weight Loss Weekly: The most ridiculous thing I've done

Hi everyone! Did you have a good weekend? Did you do somehting fun? We spent a few hours at Seattle’s most famous market, Pike Market, and visited some of our favorite spots there. It’s been a few good months since our last time there. I’ll show you in a post soon.   Next, do you […]

Weight Loss Weekly: This Time It Is Different Weight Loss Weekly: This Time It Is Different

Dinner time. I help myself to another serving of… whatever. “What about portion control?” my husband asks. “Well…” I say as I take another scoop, “I SAID that it is still a challenge…” To this Joie de vivre replied to me with: “Nurit, I have to tell you, if my husband were to ever make […]

Weight Loss Weekly: So what is My Diet? Weight Loss Weekly: So what is My Diet?

I don’t believe in diets. There’s always something new; eat this, don’t eat that, eat more of this, eat less of that. Fat-free, low-fat, sugar-free, gluten-free, no-carbs… South Beach, Atkins, Whatever… Enough already! Even the USDA can’t make up their minds about the “pyramid”. You can really go crazy trying to follow up on all […]

Weight Loss Weekly: My Relationship With the Scale Weight Loss Weekly: My Relationship With the Scale

Let me tell you about a new trick I have found to lose weight quickly. Get on the scale. First time with your clothes on. The second time without (much) clothes. Hoopla! You just lost 5 lbs.!!! Doesn’t it feel great? This week my blogging friends and I are discussing our relationships with the scale. […]

Weight Loss Weekly: Why Do I Want to Lose Weight? What’s the Plan? Weight Loss Weekly: Why Do I Want to Lose Weight? What’s the Plan?

A-ha! This seems like a silly question, doesn’t it? We take it for granted that if we gain some weight we have to lose it as soon as possible. But stop and think about it for a minute – Why do we want to lose weight? For me, my reasons are:

Weight Loss Weekly: Why Did I Get Overweight in the First Place? Weight Loss Weekly: Why Did I Get Overweight in the First Place?

I would like to wear these clothes again before I get too old. So… I’ve decided to hop on the weight loss train. Yep yep yep. It’s official. My brain says: “Oh my God! Are you crazy? Ohhhh, the pressure. What if you fail?“, “But”, I say back, “I’m not alone”. I got You. And […]

Hop On the Weight Loss Train – Yes/No? Hop On the Weight Loss Train – Yes/No?

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to lose some weight?How about to work out more this year?Eat healthier food? Devour more lettuce? Kale?Stop drinking soda? Skip dessert now and then? You didn’t? Really??? Then you are probably enjoying my Cognac-Soaked Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake right now, don’t you? Do you feel drunk?I haven’t officially […]