Tag: Golden Goalies

Golden Goalies: By the numbers

Bea Loozer Sometimes I feel like we’re surrounded by numbers—numbers that might be important for identity, like your SSN, or for something else, like income or birthday. What numbers are important to you? I bet it’s not your IQ or your high school grade point average. Maybe it’s your latest golf score. Or maybe your…

Golden Goalies – summer fun

Janice Cournoyer Golden Goalies is much more than a weight-loss support group. It’s also about building friendships and having a lot of fun along the way. Golden Goalies leader Sharon is always thinking of great ways to keep us motivated when it comes to losing or maintaining our weight, particularly when the temperatures rise and…

Golden Goalies – Keepers

Dana Savery, in the center with roses, is our newest Keeper. Dana is surrounded by other happy Keepers.

Bea Loozer Members Zen Winter and Margaret Simkins were front and center seven and half years ago when I wrote an article about how they were involved in a friendly weight-loss competition. The goal, or at least what seemed to be the goal, was an envelope containing a modest bundle of dollar bills provided by…

Golden Goalies – Accountability

Janice Cournoyer Golden Goalies is a support group for those interested in attaining and maintaining a healthy weight. The “Goalies” do not judge; instead, we offer support, encouragement and praise. However, we do have to face the Piggy Pot weekly! Have you heard the term “Pay the Piper”? We at Goalies pay the Piggy Pot.…

Golden Goalies begin summer incentive program

Bea Loozer Goalies like to take advantage of incentives that can help motivate all of us to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. Starting in June, we are beginning a summer incentive program for the first time. Those in attendance will get a step closer to winning the game IF they lose weight that…

Golden Goalies – hello, sun

Bea Loozer Dana recently shared an article that was full of very helpful health tips. It covered everything from recommended vitamins to the need for sleep. One of the healthful tips surprised me and took me back about 20 years. It was about the health benefits of doing a daily sun salutation. I do yoga…

Golden Goalies – Recipe project

  Bea Loozer Goalies won’t be starving anytime soon; we do tend to like food. Maybe that’s why, last year, we decided to assemble some of our favorite recipes in a recipe book. You might think that Goalies would be sharing recipes for weight-conscious dishes. Not so much. Delicious? I think so. Low calorie? Maybe…

Golden Goalies celebrate

Bea Loozer We’re in a new year now and thinking about ways to have fun, help others and get as healthy as possible. Yep, we want to achieve maximum health and work with others to reach that state. That’s the focus of Golden Goalies. But besides focusing on health, we do make sure we enjoy…

Golden Goalies – contests and reminiscing

Bea Loozer As you read this, it’s already December, so you are no doubt looking forward to lots of treats of various sorts. Since I’m writing this in November, I’m anticipating Thanksgiving as well as all the special events and goodies that Christmas offers. That brings to mind our pre-Thanksgiving weigh-in, which begins our holiday…