Tag: Golden Goalies

Golden Goalies in Spring

Bea Loozer This is my favorite time of the year — or at least it is as I write in early April. It’s time to party; to get together with friends before they start getting ready to leave for the summer. Or it’s time to start packing to leave. Personally, I love warm weather, so…

Golden Goalies salute the Keepers

Congratulations to some of the Keepers of Golden Goalies!

Bea Loozer As we all know, losing weight isn’t easy. Most of us have also learned that maintaining weight loss can be daunting. That’s why once a year Golden Goalies have a meeting in which we salute the Keepers — those who have maintained their weight loss—and also ask those Keepers to share some tips…

Golden Goalies show up

Bea Loozer Remember that line that says “showing up is half the battle?” I heard Marilyn and a few others say recently that they come to Golden Goalies meetings because that’s something they do for themselves. They show up at the meeting and while there they learn weight loss tips, weigh in to find out…

Golden Goalies: ‘Tis the Season

Golden Goalies Luncheon Committee: (back row) Lois Savery, Annette Nunnally, Irene Lafko, Margaret Simkins and Betty Tuzzulino; (front row) Jeri Pfeilsticker and Audrey Knock

Bea Loozer Celebrating together was great fun at the fall luncheon for members — new, seasoned and previous. Special congratulations to Ruth Newby for being the biggest loser of the half year, with a 24-pound loss. Losing a pound a week is a great achievement and probably the healthiest strategy for long-term loss. In this…

Golden Goalies – power to you

Bea Loozer Recently we had a discussion about a particular way we, as Golden Goalies, can empower ourselves. The approach we looked at was that of using affirmations, which are positive statements that we repeat frequently. To be effective, an affirmation is stated in the present tense and is positive, personal and specific. Saying “I…

Golden Goalies

Bea Loozer A new illness has been identified and given various names. Sometimes it’s called the sitting disease. I think here in the Sun Lakes area we could refer to it by our favorite chair; call it the recliner disease. No offense intended to those who use a favorite recliner. In fact, I’m writing this…

Golden Goalies: How does it work?

Bea Loozer Have you been thinking about joining Golden Goalies? Let me share with you how that works. You just show up on Saturday morning between 7:00-7:30 at Sun Lakes Country Club’s Mirror Room. Not to worry, we’ll make you feel welcome. Alas, you will also be weighed; it’s a starting point. This is also…