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I look at my reflection and I see an enemy

Friday, February 15, 2013      7 comments

Iím sick of myself. For a whole host of reasons that I typed out and then erased because I donít feel like sharing (yes, an inability to ask for help is on that list). The job thing, that probably plays a huge role in why this is bubbling o... Read more

Catch the VD fever!

Thursday, February 14, 2013      5 comments

No, Iím not bitter. Thatís only been the case once, really, even though Iíve been unattached far more than not on Valentineís Day, a celebration of a guy getting lynched and beheaded. Okay, maybe twice on the bitterness front. One year I got dum... Read more

I'd never make it on Jersey Shore

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      4 comments

Gym, tan, laundry, that's one of that show's enduring mottos. Only managed to do one of the three today, the laundry part. Didn't go to the gym, a somewhat planned omission; after all, I'd been there the previous 4 days. Bigger reason, I was sor... Read more

Lost Reflection

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      6 comments

One of the things keeping me on track is the realization that losing weight is just a first step. The second, and more important step, one that is supposed to last for the rest of the life, is locking in the habits needed to keep the weight off.... Read more

Two! Two Miles! Ha ha ha!

Monday, February 11, 2013      8 comments

Legs aren't quite happy with me, but after suggesting yesterday that I should consider going for a longer distance than one mile of wogging, I went two this evening, broken down as follows (12 laps for a mile): walk 1 lap, run 4 laps, W1 R3 W... Read more

relearning old tricks

Sunday, February 10, 2013      2 comments

Played indoor volleyball this weekend, first time since early 2005. You know, before I hit my 30s? Saturday was fun. Sure, I had no idea where I was supposed to be moving on the court, but the people around me had no problem directing me, and ac... Read more

I'm counting out crack...

Saturday, February 09, 2013      5 comments

Öers, that is, crackers. The two syllable word wouldnít fit into the rhyme scheme of the song I was thinking of, ďCounting Out TimeĒ, by Genesis.
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Sometimes you drink and drink and drink, and sometimes you fall.

Friday, February 08, 2013      6 comments

And if what you're drinking and drinking and drinking is alcoholic, the two events may just be related. But I'm talking about water, a substance that I'd had, until recently, real issues with in terms of drinking 8 cups per day. Lately, I've man... Read more

I never meant to be so bad to you

Thursday, February 07, 2013      9 comments

Got the radio on, "Heat of the Moment" by Asia comes on, and that first line triggers a bit of thinking on the "how I got here" (weight wise) topic.
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Why am I sitting in silence?

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      4 comments

One of those days where i keep intending to get up and do something, but something never happened, and instead, I've been sitting around doing nothing especially much. Worse thing is, having decided that I was eventually going to do something, I... Read more

(500) Days of Spark

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      7 comments

Day 500 2/5/13 Guess I decided to do this thing after all, and it was kind of fun, looking through blogs, almost at random, that Iíd written over the past 500 days since I joined Spark People, and plucking random thoughts out. Taken as a whole... Read more

on sale, 499 and up

Monday, February 04, 2013      5 comments

Blog title courtesy of the fact that peeking at how many days I've run my water streak up to revealed that I've been on Spark 499 days. Now, if I had more wherewithal, I'd be going over my blog posts and picking and choosing snippets, and orderi... Read more

SATURDAY morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life.

Sunday, February 03, 2013      2 comments

Well, of course, it isnít Saturday, and obviously, itís not summer out there, but when youíve got a Mark Twain book in your hands (or on the computer, as it were), things do seem a bit brighter and fresher, donít they? Spending this lazy Sunday ... Read more

Run to the hills

Saturday, February 02, 2013      4 comments

Blog title courtesy of Iron Maiden
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Fabulous Disaster

Friday, February 01, 2013      5 comments

Abs are sore, as expected, but not really that bad, considering. In a way, itís nice, proof of concept that abdominal muscles do exist, under that flab emoticonRead more

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