Posts Tagged ‘ weight ’

The Knee Chronicles: The Day The Earth Stood Still on One Leg.

22nd January 2011 | 0 Comments

I want to preface this blog post with one statement: I have seen a doctor. I go again on Monday. Now, please allow me to share a story about an awful 45 minutes of my life.


P.S. I forgot to pack my girdle…

2nd October 2010 | 5 Comments

OMG!!! It’s true folks! I forgot to pack my girdle this weekend. I am performing at a black tie event without a girdle. You might ask: “How could this happen?” Hell, if I know. I have never- let me repeat – never, ever, forgotten my girdle. And we ain’t talking no prissy, wimpy Spanx shit. [...]


Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Weight Scale

28th July 2010 | 5 Comments

I haven’t owned a functioning weight scale in some time. I had a weight scale – it just wasn’t functioning. And the reason for this? It needed a new battery – one of those round flat batteries (it looks like a nickel) whose size I could never recall whilst in the housewares section of the [...]


The Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: Litmus Test – The Movies!!!

1st March 2010 | 0 Comments

I did it!! I went to see a movie in the theater for the first time in over a month and I ordered no popcorn or a soda or candy or anything!!! And I lived to tell the tale. I can watch movies at home without stuffing my face with extra buttered popcorn and a [...]


Waiting for the Shoe to Drop

6th January 2010 | 8 Comments

I sent a “Happy Birthday!” email to a friend today, thinking how fortunate it was that a mutual friend reminded me of the birthday in time. She is a gorgeous woman, smart, funny and vivacious. She responded: Thanks so much..50 can u believe it!!!! I’m sitting at… hosp waiting for my 3rd radiation treatment..3 down [...]


Fat Pussycat & Me.

17th November 2009 | 3 Comments

So, I’m lounging here in the bed and as I reach over to grab something to eat I hear a muffled cry from beneath me. It’s my poor kitty Shana Punim who, as a show of her steadfast loyalty and unbeknownst to me, has saddled up beside me – and I rolled over on top [...]


Precious, the Movie

16th November 2009 | 5 Comments

I was watching a clip from the Ellen Degeneres Show in which she is interviewing Gabourey Sadibe, the actress who portrays “Precious” in the movie. Ellen kept saying “it’s so sad”… “the topic is so depressing…” and all I kept thinking to myself was: “Stop saying that! This movie is not depressing!” “Precious” is not [...]


Old friends: “I’m Fat!”

26th October 2009 | 1 Comment

It was inevitable. We are 48 years old. There are five of us bemoaning our advancing age, aches and waistlines. And there were reading glasses appearing out of nowhere!


The Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl

19th March 2009 | 6 Comments

“Because “The Amazing Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl” would sound bloody stupid…” That was the response that the newly published author Shauna Reid gave when one of her blog readers asked her why she named her blog and subsequent book “Diet Girl.” Shauna never went on a diet after the first year of Weight [...]