Diet, health and fitness tips for average women. Site created and maintained by Ann Chihak Poff.

Posts Tagged ‘weigh in’

Heading back toward healthy lifestyle

Today I got back to a complete healthy lifestyle with exercise as a regular thing and tracking my food again. Since Wednesday I have worked out every day: yoga or spin with a little abs and body conditioning thrown in on Saturday. And today I started tracking my food again. I didn’t weigh myself today […]


Balancing your checkbook can be yoga

Baxter said that tonight. It made me laugh. But it is true. Yoga is physical, internal, emotional and mental. And balancing your checkbook can really be emotional and mental. **** Today at lunch I heated up a Lean Cuisine steamer, Chicken Poblano. While heating it up a couple of people asked me what I was […]


Apparently healthy living works

So I know I did well last week with the caloric intake and the exercise. But I am skeptical that I actually lost 7 pounds in one week. But according to the doctor-like scale at the gym I am minus  7 pounds from a week ago. Maybe I was bloated last week or retaining water. […]


5 visits to the gym

Today is Day 7 of my week. Mondays start over for tracking food and a weigh-in. If I weigh-in on Mondays, which I won’t tomorrow. (Since I won’t be at work.) Sundays are normally my day off from working out. I thought about working out today. But then I decided to sleep in and be […]


Weight Watchers really works

As you know I lost 30+ pounds about three years ago. I lost the first 20 pounds on counting Points(r) alone–so making better food choices and reducing my calorie/fat intake. The last 10ish pounds I lost with food and exercise. Probably for about two years I kept the weight off. Recently I put a little […]


Getting back on track

While in Europe I pretty much ate and drank whatever I wanted. I do believe when you are on vacation one should enjoy themselves: enjoy the culture. And a lot of that has to do with the food and alcoholic beverages. One good thing about Europe is there is a lot of walking. But my […]


Eating Chinese food … healthy

Friday night Curt and I went out to dinner with some friends, Cyrus and Becky and Monica and Malcolm. I hadn’t “planned” on eating out Friday night. But I wanted to hang out with my friends. So before we even went to the restaurant I figured out what I was going to have for dinner. […]