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Finally got 100 sparkpoints!
Sunday, February 11, 2018      3 comments

I've been a member (off and on) since 2012. This is the first time I've gotten 100 sparkpoints! Can't believe it! ... Read more
Feeling my best with 3:4 fasting
Monday, January 15, 2018      1 comments

This post is mainly for myself as a diary. If it helps someone else I'm happy. I decided to give routine water-only fasting a try. Started with a 5-day fast. Really helped reset my relationship with food which was my goal. Stopped a l... Read more
Still moving; having severe eye problems
Thursday, February 21, 2013      2 comments

I had a scare last week and am going to the eye doctor to get checked out. Exercising seems to make my eyes feel better and helps my mood greatly. Truth told, I'm terrified but am trying to be realistic and strong. I've starting drinking a cu... Read more
I played ball this week
Sunday, January 27, 2013      0 comments

I'm so happy right now. I've wanted to be more active but felt sluggish about doing it. I'd get on the elliptical for 5 minutes in the morning, easing my body and spirit back in to exercise. This week I visited family and got the kickstart I ... Read more
Stepping back into the world
Sunday, January 27, 2013      0 comments

For over a year I pulled away from everyone. I used to sing in a choir and also pulled out from that a several months earlier. During that period I spent a lot of time focused inward learning to stop just moving forward and to start listening t... Read more
Reboot, Modified Medifast, Serendipity!
Thursday, January 17, 2013      2 comments

This is more of a status update instead of my typical blog entry. I'll get back to my regularly scheduled programming later. Here's a word about where I am and how I'm using Medifast as one of my weight reduction tools... I took some time... Read more
Comic Con/MediFast Recap; Family Reunion
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      4 comments

Hi everyone. It's over and I think I've finally come down from the whirl wind of activity. During the same time as the con my wife ended up with a severe persistent elbow pain from a re-aggravated injury and I went through my own medical issue... Read more
Comic Con lessons learned
Friday, July 13, 2012      3 comments

Hi everyone. The first day is under my belt and I learned a few things. You will not over eat here as long as you bring your own food and water. My biggest problem was not setting an eating and drinking schedule so I under ate and under d... Read more
Medifast first week weigh-in: 3 lbs lost
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      0 comments

I lost a part of a lb but thats it. Looks like this may work out just fine.... Read more
struggling to live decent, moral lives in a completely chaotic world
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      1 comments

Quote from Joss Whedon, write of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and other shows and comics: The times are chaotic. For me, I would hope that people look at ["Angel" (1999)] and gain strength by it. With everything that I do, I hope that they se... Read more
2 food intake problems I need to address
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      3 comments

Comic Con starts tomorrow! First time going and I have the 4 day plus preview night pass. Woo Hoo! My wife and I were scheduled to go 1 day last year but sadly my father-in-law passed the same week. We didn't get to go then but are very exci... Read more
Progress update - 1st week on MediFast/Take Shape For Life
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      6 comments

I posted this in the MediFast forum. Re-posting here so I can keep track and share with my non-MediFast people. :-) Hi everyone. This is my first progress post. Wednesday will be the start of my second week on MediFast/Take Shape For Life... Read more
Blogging Surprise
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      1 comments

Thanks everyone for reading and commenting. I thought I was just doing this for me but today I got a surprise. Someone, lots of someones, are ready my posts! I knew it was possible since I purposely set my blog to be "public". You just d... Read more
Observe and Trust What I See
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      2 comments

On my turn my lie around journey I've found a new quote on Facebook to ponder. It's too heavy for me to comment on yet. Lots of contemplation and prayer required for this on. 'Everyone faces tough moments in life, the key isn't to try ... Read more
Too Trusting and Not Observant vs Trust Myself Well and Act Well On What I See/Hear
Monday, July 09, 2012      2 comments

Allow people to show you who they are, and believe them! Do not make excuses for anyone! Author: chkltcty; Site:; Forum:Dating General Discussion:How do you stop trusting.?" Date: 8/22/09 UPDATE to above quote - Including ... Read more

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