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Measuring % body fat
Friday, April 01, 2011      12 comments

My own personal philosophy is to 1) get the BMI below 30, and then 2) focus on dropping body fat. The problem is, how do you actually *measure* body fat? It's elusive. Here's a nice synopsis on Wikipedia: en.wikip... Read more
Rotator cuff. :-(
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      15 comments

The one really important joint for kayaking is the shoulder. The one thing you don't want to mess up is your rotator cuff. Guess what I hurt when I fell snowboarding on Sunday? Yeah. ^%$#@!! off-season sports. Doc says to stay o... Read more
Similarities between managing a huge weight loss and eating disorders
Friday, March 18, 2011      13 comments

PATTILYNN224 and I have been discussing perceptions of this weight loss process and body dysmorphia, etc. Something about her questions cut down right to the heart of the matter in a way that made me want to share my answers here. The ... Read more
Research Guinea Pig - mobile wellness apps
Thursday, March 17, 2011      7 comments

So I joined a study as a research subject. It's kind of cool. They lent me an Android phone for a month and I'm supposed to take a photograph whenever I make a health... Read more
Inexpensive healthy food
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      15 comments

Inspired by another blog post to share some of my current eating habits. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=4093557 ... Read more
Crawled out of bed, and back into my boat...
Monday, March 14, 2011      8 comments

I spent most of the past week in bed with a nasty cold. Seriously. Most days I didn't even change out of my pyjamas. When I had the energy I watched episodes of Farscape streaming from Netflix. Most of the time I slept. The cats definit... Read more
2003 calories burned in one day! For fun!
Sunday, February 27, 2011      11 comments

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Chicken Fried Bacon Strips?!
Monday, February 21, 2011      7 comments

My nephew posted this to Facebook tonight. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
c_grec_index_more ...and this www.youtube.com/watch?v=
UR3kfP1IQHk&feature=related blurgh. ... Read more
Whey sorbet, anyone?
Monday, February 07, 2011      10 comments

I sometimes get a terrible case of ice cream craving. This weekend I thought about it. Those chocolate flavored whey drinks I keep around for emergencies are a lot like chocolate milk. What would happen if I chilled one and dumped it into the... Read more
Kayaking outside again!
Monday, February 07, 2011      11 comments

Met up with some friends from local colleges and surfed a power plant outlet on Cayuga Lake. Photos and videos here: www.flickr.com/photos/47
911494@N06/sets/7215... Read more
Favorite wellness-related apps for iPhone and iPod Touch
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      7 comments

Back in April I wrote a blog post listing my favorite apps. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=3093894 It seems like it might be time to update the list, since there are a few new o... Read more
More XC skiing
Monday, January 24, 2011      5 comments

Went on both Saturday and Sunday. Burned about 850 calories each day. Here I am, after an unfortunate faceplant into deep powder, LOL Tried TaeKardio today at lunch... Read more
Let's add snowboarding to the list, shall we?
Monday, January 10, 2011      13 comments

Um, yeah. I tried snowboarding this weekend. Saturday we had about 10 inches of fresh powder to fall on. When I went down it went "poof!" Which didn't hurt at all. We als... Read more
Report on day 4 of 4
Thursday, January 06, 2011      6 comments

1o82 calories 45% carbs 49% protein (142g) 6% fat As you can see I've paid a lot more attention to getting the protein I want. I am feeling too sated to eat my usual midafternoon shake. What a difference, huh? I KNEW from my e... Read more
Report on day 3 of 4
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      4 comments

1289 calories 70% carbs 27% protein (93g) 3% fat These ratios do not please me.* I function much better on lots of protein and I need to feed the muscle I'm trying to regain. Another problem with the beans besides the possible arthr... Read more

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