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30 Day Blog Challenge: Day 2

Friday, September 14, 2012      10 comments

(Questions from TANYAP71's blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=5038746 ) 2. How did you pick your goal weight? Did you pick an ultimate goal weight at the beginning of your weight l... Read more

30 Day Blog Challenge: Day 1

Thursday, September 13, 2012      12 comments

Overlapping everything else I'm doing, but why not? There's always something new to learn about myself and external questions are a great way to start me thinking. (Questions from TANYAP71's blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Career Ponderings

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      25 comments

One of the next areas of my life that I want to make big changes is my job / career / education. I graduated from high school with no college plans or prospects. Not because I would have been incapable. Far from. I took two Advanced Plac... Read more

Ten years younger and music memories

Sunday, September 09, 2012      16 comments

I stumbled across a photocopy taken of an old ID card. It's dated December of 2002. I find it interesting for a couple of reasons. One is that I hadn't updated my weight yet at that point. It still said I was 175 pounds. A rather strang... Read more

Open window again and more rambles

Friday, September 07, 2012      8 comments

Follow-up on the prior blog - they were still working on the whole gas leak thing when I went to sleep, though they were done with the jackhammer. I saw it today. It was literally the place next door (which happens to be a convenience store), ... Read more

My window is closed ...

Friday, September 07, 2012      18 comments

and I'm hearing a jackhammer now. emoticon There's a fire truck that has been parked out on the street f... Read more

BLC#20 - Snapshots, Measurements, and Goals

Monday, September 03, 2012      36 comments

For the second training weekend challenge, here's my snapshots, measurements, and goals: For these snapshots, I actually took a couple on my regular camera, but the memory card is being seen as read-only and I don't have a cable to upload t... Read more

Color Me Rad! 5k in San Jose

Monday, September 03, 2012      25 comments

The Color Me Rad! 5k in San Jose was an absolute blast. I took pictures with my phone, so here we go. It was about a half mile walk from the bus stop to the Fairgrounds... Read more

August goal review, some September goals, and more

Saturday, September 01, 2012      21 comments

Somehow even knowing tomorrow is September, I'm having trouble wrapping my head around August being done with. It was a full month, that's for sure. Without further ado, here's how I did on my August goals: == August goals == 1) Wei... Read more

Trying to get all my ducks in a row

Thursday, August 30, 2012      14 comments

If I hadn't seen a mother duck with 14 ducklings, I might not have an appreciation for that particular idiom. (What also comes to mind is a Youtube video I saw of a mother duck trying to lead her little family somewhere in very strong gusty... Read more

Some more pictures - trimmed hair and new clothes

Sunday, August 26, 2012      57 comments

Hehe, silly to do this right after a blog in which I talk about how the look of the body isn't what matters. emoticonRead more

Some comments on the "batwings" and other aesthetics

Sunday, August 26, 2012      12 comments

I know I sometimes make comments about having the batwings - those flaps of fat and skin hanging on the underside of the upper arm. I wanted to make it clear, though, that I don't really worry about them much. In terms of body aesthetics, ... Read more

Well, it's not exactly a "collage", but it'll do

Saturday, August 25, 2012      30 comments

This weekend's training challenge for the BLC 20 includes one of my trouble areas ... coming up with a visual representation of my goals. But I'm determined to at least do the best I can with it. Where do I want to be in 12 weeks (well, 14... Read more

What is BLC#20? Plus comments on sunburn.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      25 comments

BLC#20, mentioned in my status today, stands for the 20th Round of the Biggest Loser Challenge. (You can probably learn more checking the SparkTeam board used for registering if you weren't part of BLC#19: www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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Eleven months along and a goofy mini gun show

Saturday, August 18, 2012      30 comments

16 September 2011 to 17 July 2012 - 10 months of progress Starting Weight = 250.5 pounds Current Weight = 180.5 pounds Yup, got to claim my 70 pounds lost award early this month! So so hard to believe at times. And only 20.5 poun... Read more


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