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In for a Pound

In for a Pound

“I had a physical yesterday,” my husband said as he got dressed for work. “How did that go?” I asked. “The doctor thought I should lose some weight.” I gave him the once over.  He looked exactly the same as he did the day before, the month before; essentially, the same as the day we got married, 24 years before.…

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Hindenburg

Every winter between October and March I gain upwards of 10 pounds (and I use that term “upwards” quite loosely).  And then in March we turn the clocks ahead and I panic.  “OH MY GOD!!! It’s almost bathing suit season and I gained 20 pounds!! How did that happen??  I’m only eating grapefruit from now until May” Then I reactivate my gym…

If the Tankini Fits…

If the Tankini Fits…

This year, I worked hard to drop a few pounds over the winter so that when the summer arrived, I wouldn’t have to face my annual swimwear terror attack. Honestly, I find shark-infested waters less scary than trying on bathing suits. Bungee jumping? Piece of cake. Wrestling alligators? Not a problem. Standing half-naked in front of a three-way mirror when I…

All Things Being Equinox

All Things Being Equinox

THIS TIME LAST YEAR… I was starting to plan the marketing for my new book when my publicist took my hand, stared me in the eye, and said, “Tracy, your book is great, you’re really funny, and you do great interviews. But you’re too fat for TV.” Harsh?  Absolutely.  True.  Unfortunately, yes. Was I REALLY too fat for TV.  No,…