A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Not-So-Fat Shaming?

Before: Fred June 2008

There’s been some media attention lately about the topic of fat shaming, which can be described as confronting someone who is overweight or obese, in an attempt to force them to change. I think this is mean, ineffective, and reflects poorly on the (sometimes) well-meaning people who do it, in […]

FWF: Health (Free Workout Fridays)

Last week I wrote about an article from my favorite site for calorie counting and diet-related information,‘s Calorie Count. When I first started using the site in 2009, I wasn’t looking for free workouts. Workout DVDs were my new favorite thing, and I had plenty to keep me occupied for 30-60 minutes each […]

FWF: DIY Circuit training by Calorie Count (Free Workout Fridays)

Two circuit training methods (

I owe a debt of gratitude to the Calorie Count website (part of Recently I celebrated four years since I reached my goal weight while using Calorie Count as my online food journal. A few months before that, I was featured as a success story on the site. […]

Calorie Count and my weight loss success

As a user of’s Calorie Count website, I was honored today to be featured as a weight loss success story. Four years (almost) and counting! […]

Three Years of Weight Maintenance photo by puuikibeach

I’m not blogging as regularly as I would like these days, but I didn’t want to let today slip by. According to my records on the Calorie Count website, I achieved my goal weight of 155 lbs on October 19, 2009. That was about 40 lbs lost from my heaviest […]