Tommie’s Blog

  • Weight Loss Real World Actualities

    We make mistakes.  I make mistakes, including during my efforts on my weight loss journey.  I put things in my mouth I know I shouldn’t.  It might be comfort food. It might be just something that is in front of us in the moment.  These past ten days have been a little struggle when it … Read more

  • In Weight Loss, as in Everything Else, Life Interferes.

    And So It Goes When you are trying to feel and look better, the recommendation is that you get good rest and stay away from stress.  I bet a politician made that up.  There are all kinds of exercises, diets, paraphernalia, expensive meal plans, surgeries with no follow up plan and crazy supplement programs.  All … Read more

  • When it comes to weight loss, there is nothing to stop you except you

    Play it again. I am smaller and lighter, as opposed to smaller and heavier. I came through the Super Bowl for God’s sake. It is ten days and I got back on track. I didn’t regress. The patches are making a difference. They are helping me with cravings. They are helping me with little aches and … Read more

  • What is The Best Sports Drink for Hydration?

    It’s so simple…water! The absolute BEST sports drink available is natural mineral water that’s oxygen-rich and alkaline.  Experts agree on the benefits of drinking mineral water. It’s one of the most powerful healing forces available.  Just plain water helps your body maintain normal temperature, lubricates and cushions your joints, protects your spinal cord and other sensitive tissues. … Read more

  • Expectations and Frustrations in Weight Loss

    Ten more days are gone.  I got on the scale expecting to have dropped at least 3 more pounds. “The scale screwed me.”  I gained two and a half pounds.  I have been studying this stuff for fifty years.  What the heck is going on?  This stinks. Instead of being able to report that I … Read more

  • Weight Loss and Wellness Accountability Update – One Month and Eighteen Days In.

    DEEP SIGH OF RELIEF I have gone through Christmas, New Years Day, 3 Birthdays,  Martin Luther Day, one disaster of binging and still on track.   I plateaued for nearly a week so I went back to Dr. Joel Furman’s book on fasting and did it in this way.  I stopped eating after dinner on a … Read more