Tag: Golden Goalies

Golden Goalies – Our time with GG

Bea Loozer Golden Goalies is growing – as a group. We have quite a few new members, and that’s a good thing. Growing is good because it acknowledges that we’re on the right track, and helping those who want to improve their health by losing weight is very important to all of us in Golden…

Golden Goalies – where’s my pedow?

Bea Loozer Goalies are finding ways to get more fit. Sometimes it involves becoming more active in the pool or in HOA activities. Still others are looking to technology to help them with the daily challenge. Let’s listen to what I’m hearing from members. * Use a Pedometer. I call mine “Pedow” – however you…

Golden Goalies – Dear Miss Piggy

Jan’s Golden Goalies winnings might buy a cup of coffee.

Jan Bobbett Jan is feeling rich today because she won the contents of the piggy pot. It was huge, by Golden Goalie standards — $2.65 to be precise. Let’s be happy for her. On the other hand, scoring any large booty from the piggy pot is bad for members, and here’s why: When a Goalie…

Golden Goalies – from therapy to change

Jan Bobbett Each week, the Golden Goalies meeting includes a few minutes of what we call “therapy.” Not psychotherapy, not physical therapy — just therapy of the “let’s make it happen” type. Here are some recent examples: Three weeks ago, Audrey introduced Stevia to us. Of course, several of us are regular Stevia users, and…

Golden Goalies – what to expect

Bea Loozer You are very welcome to come visit us at one of our weekly meetings. But, you might ask, “What is a Golden Goalie meeting like?” Here are some things to expect: – Each of us weighs in each week. Irene is our recorder, and she keeps track of our progress. – Roll call.…

Golden Goalies – A spot of tea

Diane Eddy (right) with Goalie fans Carol, Debbie, Betty and Dimple

Bea Loozer Do you ever have trouble with names? Almost all of us do, which is why I appreciate seeing folks wearing a nametag, even when I already know their names. And when you hear our group referred to as “Golden Oldies,” don’t take it personally or seriously. Some of us are pretty young and…

Golden Goalies – Let’s move!

Toni Corrigan, “a keeper,” (on the left) and our leader Sharon Flores

Bea Loozer Golden Goalies are out there moving—in the pool and the gym, on the bike and the golf course and along the path toward our weight-loss goals. Speaking of goals, kudos to Toni Corrigan, who met her weight-loss goal last month. Besides meeting the goal, she persevered to keep that weight off for six…

Happy new year from the Golden Goalies

Bea Loozer We’re starting a New Year. Doesn’t that stimulate you take stock and make some commitments — also known as resolutions? One of the traditions at Golden Goalies is to begin the year with a resolution luncheon. You can probably guess what most of our resolutions center around, but they do extend beyond weight.…

Golden Goalies – words for weight loss

Bea Loozer You want to lose weight, right? If someone offers you a peanut butter cup which is going to put you in a weight-loss mode: “I can’t eat peanut butter cups” or “I don’t eat peanut butter cups.” Another option would be to say to yourself, “I choose not to eat peanut butter cups”…

Golden Goalies – Ogees do it right

Jeri and Dimple are now Keepers in Golden Goalies!

Bea Loozer I learned a new word this week. Actually it isn’t so much a word as an abbreviation: OG. Its plural form is OGs or Ogees. Since this is the first time I’ve seen it written, I really don’t know how it’s spelled. But this is the way I heard it used: “The Ogees…