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Nutrition and Diet

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Fifteen Miles on the Erie Canal….. (failure isn’t really failure)

22 Oct 2023 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photos courtesy of 7th Decade Redhead)   The year 2018 was filled with changes for us. My husband had retired, I had sort of retired and we embraced our new-found freedom by doing some things we’d always talked about doing. In June, we finally made...

Are you Deserting Dessert???… (No dessert for me!)

19 Oct 2023 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of 7th Decade Redhead)   I pride myself on self-discipline when I’m consciously sticking to my diet. I avoid sugary stuff and when I want a snack, it’s usually fruit or Greek yogurt or both. For seven months, I’ve stuck to this behavi...

Should They Stay or Should They Go? (But I love my fat clothes.....)

17 Oct 2023 5 minute read 2 comments 7th Decade Redhead

For those of us who have lost weight and gained weight a few times, we probably have clothing in multiple sizes that gives us options should we shrink or should we expand. Once we lose some serious weight, however, one of the big questions that crops...

There’s no place like home….(Just give me the damn ruby slippers already)

14 Oct 2023 3 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of PhotoMIX Company)   Today we arrived home after three days of driving. No, I didn’t stick strictly to my diet on the road and yes, I ate shit I shouldn’t have. The list includes buttery home fries, a huge omelet with cheese and bro...

We All Have The Hills We Will Die On...... (I just want my effing half and half)....

10 Oct 2023 6 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of mateusz feliksik)   It’s very hard not to become hyper-focused on food when you are dieting, especially on a calorie deficit diet because the focus is calories. It’s probably similar to a fashion designer mentally critiquing the ou...

My Way or the Highway (I love that for you)

8 Oct 2023 4 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

I have a sister who is eight years older than me. She is my ride or die. We spend summers together, my husband and I camping on land next door to her and her husband. During the cold months, we are over 1,000 miles apart. She has been my weight loss...

Making Your Own Healthy Granola

7 Oct 2023 1 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

It's been quite a while since the last time I published something. I've been rather busy with school and clinic as well as other life events. Even so, it's important that I maintain good fitness and nutrition. I would not have gotten through my packe...

Getting Lost in Haarlem (that’s Haarlem with two “a”s)

5 Oct 2023 7 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

In 2018, my husband planned this amazing self-guided bicycle tour to celebrate our retirement. We were taking our recumbent bicycle built for two to Europe where we would take two separate bike tours, back-to-back. One tour started and ended in Amste...

Are We In Recovery????? Hello, my name is…..

3 Oct 2023 4 minute read 2 comments 7th Decade Redhead

If you are in substance abuse recovery, you might find this post a little uncomfortable and may want to skip it.   Every Thursday, my husband and I have a date night. This involves going out to eat usually. We’ve been doing it 20 years now. We’ve liv...

Where am I? (I’m Workin’ it, Baby!)

1 Oct 2023 5 minute read 0 comments 7th Decade Redhead

(photo courtesy of rovenimages.com)   When I decided I had something to say about weight loss, I had already achieved my 60 pounds by 60 years by following the calorie deficit diet. It was the most weight I had ever lost in my life to date and the lo...