For several weeks now, my scale has hovered around 198 lbs. This is 14 lb. above my February weight, and 20+ pounds above my ideal weight. I tell myself that I will easily lose weight when I focus on this. But that has not gotten the pounds off. In fact, several weeks ago I was weighing in at 194.4 lbs. So my weight is only climbing, not receding. I can feel the extra … [Read more...] about Losing My Pandemic Pounds is Not Easy
When I was up against the wall, in the days leading up to my checking into the hospital, I was forcing myself to eat. I did not have an appetite. I was drinking 86 or more ounces of water each day but eating very few calories. So, here’s the story. In the seven months after retiring, I had put on 20 pounds. This made sense, as I was now sitting most of the day, instead of … [Read more...] about I Gained 10 pounds – I Must be Cured!