BBQTOFU's SparkPeople Blog BBQTOFU's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Bird strike on a motorcycle? What are the chances? <BR> <BR> On my way back to work after lunch on Tuesday 9/21, I was riding on my 2009 Harley Davidson Dyna Fat Bob. It was an awesome late September day. We're talking big fluffy white clouds, deep blue sky, and a temperature around 85 F. I stopped to move a Gopher Tortoise out of the road, I hate seeing those beautiful critters crushed in the middle of the road. It happens more than it should around here and all it takes is a minute or two to help them on across the ... Tue, 21 Sep 2010 17:32:36 EST Going Out To Eat? Know Before You Go! Everyone likes to go out to eat; who doesn't? Whether its breakfast, lunch, or dinner, it's usually fun and very relaxing to sit down, be waited on, and enjoy something tasty. <BR> <BR> However, if you're trying to live a healthier lifestyle, and let's be honest here, LOSE WEIGHT; you have to keep track of everything you eat. Otherwise you're looking at a HUGE set back (usually) on your nutrition tracker and the subsequent NON-weight loss; the dreaded WEIGH-IN GAIN!!!! <BR> <BR> A little... Sun, 12 Sep 2010 13:12:35 EST I'M MAD AS HELL!!!! ONE BILLION HUNGRY!!! I just came across a website that could possibly make a difference world wide . . . what could we all possibly do that could make a difference world wide you say? Well, it can be done, Spark People as an example is making a difference world wide every single day!!! Thanks to Chris "The Spark Guy" Downie!!!! <BR> <BR> While we all struggle to lose weight, gain health, and just learn to live better lives as better people, over 1 billion of us (that's a 1 with 9 zeroes . . . 1,000,000,000... Wed, 25 Aug 2010 23:07:06 EST Time for a "Diet" on the material side of life too . . . Well, it's started! I took about 1 hour yesterday and organized my shoes and other things in the bottom of the closet . . . what a difference! I guess I should've taken a before and after picture of the bottom (floor) of my closet, the after picture would've been amazing! <BR> <BR> Next up is the mid-section of the closet, which is all the hanging clothes; some that have been hanging untouched for 7 years (why do we do that?)! Then I'll attack the shelf above the clothes. <BR> <BR> I ... Mon, 9 Aug 2010 12:44:57 EST "Can you eat that on your diet?" How many times have I heard this in the past 25 years; just in the past 3 weeks? <BR> <BR> It seems as though I have been on every diet imaginable in those 25 years . . .The Original Atkins Diet, The Improved Atkins Diet, The New and Improved Atkins Diet, The Rotation Diet (Vanderbilt University), Richard Simmons Never Say Diet, The One Diet, Carb Lovers Diet, Sugar Busters, Fat Busters, Weight Watchers, Green Tea Diet, Body For Life Diet, Belly Off Diet, Hoodia, Metabolife, Hydroxycut, The... Mon, 26 Jul 2010 12:28:33 EST