Posts Tagged 'wellness'

Trim the Fat: Stick with the goal or move on?

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorYear-end update: –6.8 pounds

A year ago, I started this blog series with the idea of focusing my entries on health and wellness news while updating readers about my personal goal to lose weight. It’s been an interesting year, with this blog covering everything from news from the American Heart Association to the advent of Kentucky Fried Chicken’s not-altogether-healthy-but-less-fatty grilled fare.

As we prepare to welcome a new year, I find myself thinking about resolutions and what I’d like to change in the next 12 months and beyond. As you may note from the number posted above, I obviously did not hit the pound-shedding goal I set for myself.

Continue reading ‘Trim the Fat: Stick with the goal or move on?’


Healthy fried chicken? And why it’s time for this blogger to pay the piper

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorMaria’s weight change: +7.4 pounds last week; total: -3.2 pounds

Some months ago, I blogged about a Health magazine article about the healthiest U.S. fast food chains.
Now, it seems that the colonel – Col. Sanders, that is – is angling for a slice of the healthy-eating pie. Continue reading ‘Healthy fried chicken? And why it’s time for this blogger to pay the piper’

Trim the Fat: Temptation comes calling

Maria Hoover, SBJ Features EditorThere are certain truths in life.

If you want rain, wash your car.

If you want your car to stop making a funny noise, take it to a mechanic, he won’t hear a thing.

And here’s another one: If you want to be tempted by all kinds of fattening goodies, commit to starting eating more healthy foods in pursuit of weight loss. Continue reading ‘Trim the Fat: Temptation comes calling’

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