My poems are in jars

My poems are in jars I keep saying I’m going to do another kind of writing The kind that involves stanzas and tropes But then the strawberries come in at Howards’. In the silken sunrise One picker’s pink sweats, another’s shirt And the ripening berries Stand out like traffic lights. The sweet smell in the… Continue reading My poems are in jars

Bigger than I like to think

I’m wearing a pair of size 22W shorts and they’re uncomfortably tight. I know, just know, I’m not this big. I’m the one who didn’t order two summer dresses this week because the smallest size available was 1X.  Dang. Of course, that’s one of the problems we chubby people have — we don’t recognize/acknowledge how… Continue reading Bigger than I like to think

Let’s lick this weight thing for good and all!

Hi, I’ve spent a lot of time reading, thinking and writing about weight loss as my weight has gone up and down through the years. I’ve spent even more time cooking for family and friends and think I may finally be achieving some consistent success at changing my eating and exercise habits. I’d like to… Continue reading Let’s lick this weight thing for good and all!