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Nutrition and Diet

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Everyone is Happy at This Time of Year (....huh?????)

16 Dec 2023 5 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

I used to get frustrated when my mother stopped going all out for the holidays with lots of decorations, homemade treats, and an enthusiastic demeanor. I wanted to be able to bring my kids to her house and enjoy Christmas the way she and my dad did i...

Calorie Deficit Diet - Ten Things I Want You to Know

12 Dec 2023 2 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

You may have read in a few posts where I've mentioned the calorie deficit diet but never read my post about it:   This is How We Do It! (publish0x.com)   A calorie deficit diet is simply consuming less calories than your body is burning or your body...

Please Move Away from the Wall.... (You really don't need it)

10 Dec 2023 6 minute read 1 comment 7th Decade Redhead

I headed back to the ice rink today to do some ice skating. Last time I went (I posted about it), there were six people on the rink skating, including me and my sister-in-law.  I enjoyed it so much I decided I was going to go every week, if I could. ...

I Just Love Being the Parent of a Teenage Girl (said no one..... EVER!!!)

7 Dec 2023 3 minute read 1 comment 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of Matheus Bertelli)   Okay, this post is a little off the blog topic but since it involves relationships, stress and a cookie, I'm hoping you will give me some leeway and have a good chuckle.   Since we started going up north to camp...

The Healthy Apple Cake (Yes, I made this, too) UPDATE: calorie count added

4 Dec 2023 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

Back in October (was it that long ago?) I posted a list of links to healthy, low-calorie desserts and said I would make them and see if they would work for my calorie deficit diet:   Are you Deserting Dessert???… (No dessert for me!) (publish0x.com)...

Sometimes you gotta fly.....(or manage to not fall flat on your ass....)

2 Dec 2023 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of Thomas Laukat)   Tonight, as I write this, I'm riding a high. After weeks of feeling 'out of sorts' and far removed from my dieting routine, today was the day that got me over myself and whatever was holding me in a state of chaos....

Crickets, Childhood Baggage and Ruts.... (It sort of makes sense...)

29 Nov 2023 5 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of Miguel Á. Padriñán)   Nine weeks ago, we left our summer campsite to head south before my husband froze his manly bits off (he’s a cold weather wimp). It’s a huge transition to go from living in a 26-foot travel trailer to a home w...

The Thanksgiving "Debrief"....

27 Nov 2023 5 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of Extro Vision)   If you have been following this blog, you may remember a post I put up about the conflict (drama) in our family about how we were going to celebrate Thanksgiving as a family:   We’re Not a Sit-Com Family... (despite...

Sometimes You Gotta Say “Eff it” (is it really ‘cheating’ if it’s intentional?)

20 Nov 2023 7 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of Sergio Arteaga) Since we are approaching Thanksgiving in the US, one of the biggest food-related holidays here, I decided it was time to talk about not dieting. Let's rewind a bit....   You might be wondering what happened (how I c...

Managing Your Expectations..... (How’s that losing 15 pounds a week workin’ for ya?)

17 Nov 2023 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of Rodrigo Arrosquipa)   I’ve mentioned in previous blogs that my sister has been my sidekick on this weight loss journey. Theree are great things about it and not so great things about it. One has to do with expectations.   We both t...