I've been doing some research on ideal or desirable body weight for a woman my height, age, and frame size and I am happy to share that I am finally at that point after eight months, based on a variety of assessments. My Body Mass Index (BMI) is estimated to be around 21% body fat, … Continue reading The Positives
As I type this, I have lost 63 pounds. A future post will be about the many positives of the tremendous success I have had, but there are a few negatives. You will lose weight in places where you don't necessarily want to lose. If you are female, you will lose weight in your breasts. Some of … Continue reading The Negatives
Many have asked me, "How often do you work out?" The answer to that is five or six days per week. However, it isn't just any workout. I am a member at Fit Body Boot Camp in Napa. Fit Body Boot Camp, with locations across the United States, is a program that incorporates what is … Continue reading The Workouts!
As some of you may know, I work in the wine business and I have a travel and wine website, Travel Wine Chick. Wine was something I began enjoying with more regularity back in 2008, when I started working as a travel manager for a wine broker and importer. In 2011, I created my website, and in … Continue reading About the wine…
Many of my friends have asked what meal plan I've been using. As I mentioned in my inaugural post multiple times, I don't cook. Reading recipes are like a foreign language to me. Having to buy certain items and ingredients overwhelms me. I am also single, so cooking for one isn't much fun. Therefore, I … Continue reading The Meal Plan Outline!
I never had a weight problem until about 10 years ago. I was always taller than most of my classmates through public school, until the boys started surpassing me in high school, but never overweight. In college, I gained the "freshman 15", but stayed at a healthy weight. In graduate school, I lost a lot of … Continue reading How It Began