Really, I'm Still Here!!!!!
First, I'm REALLY sorry I haven't posted for so long. Haven't really even spent more than 2 minutes at a time checking the threads. Family and holiday stuff just really crazy, and I've been working a lot of overtime at the job... Read more
Thanksgiving Thoughts and Wishes
Just a thought. I don't know about y'all, but for me (as a dieter an an obese one at that), Thanksgiving has generally been a source of stress and anxiety rather than peace and thankfulness. Let's face it, it's a holiday that ... Read more
Week 15: The Rest of the Story (Phenomenal!)
First, I want to apologize to all of you who have commented on my blog, or any of my posts in the groups. With the DW and kidlets all off this week, I've been very bad a getting online. Am carving out about 20 minutes now, but... Read more
Week 14: Some Results, and Some Number More Important Than Weight
Well, Week 14 is in the bag, and I got some really good news!
First, The basic numbers: Weight for the week is 263, down 2 lbs from last week, and a total of 42 lbs since I began this adventure. Yippee!!!
Now the mor... Read more
Successful Lunch Navigation
This is not meant to toot my own horn, but rather to share how I navigated a
potentially derailing situation.
One of my DW's favorite places to eat is Panera Bread. Today after church she
asked me is we could go by Pane... Read more
Week 12 Down, Taking Another Step Up The Ladder :-)
Well, Today was my Monday-morning weigh-in day. And my Monday-morning-mega-how-it's-g
First the stats. Weighed in today at 266, 2 lbs down from last week, and 39 down total over the last 12 weeks. As I... Read more
Week 11 Completed: Too Much? And Some Ambivolence.
Well, first the stats: I dropped another 5 lbs this week, bringing me down to 268, which is a total of 37 lbs lost since I began 11 weeks ago. That is up from my normal 2 lbs a week that I've been losing. And of course, there... Read more
A Few Random Things
Just a few random thoughts, while I have a minute to jot them down.
1) My DW paid me an inadvertent compliment (or at least, she paid my diet one). She was getting ready to do the shopping, I'm keeping the kidlets at home... Read more
I posted this in an Atkins group of which I am a part. It was in response to a man who is a marathon runner who is eating low carb, discussing how a hot-chocolate treat that he would occasionally indulge in got out of hand, and... Read more
Week 10 in the Bag, and a Couple of Encounters!
Well, A couple of things. First, the very basics. According to my scale today, I weighed in at 273, which is 2 lbs down from last week, and 32 lbs down from my starting date of 8/8. I'm happy with that :-).
I was looking... Read more
Some Questions For Y'all
Well, about 2 weeks ago or so I invited you to ask me questions. I got one response :-).
Today I'd like to do something different. I'd like to ask y'all some questions. The reason for this is twofold. First, I'm really... Read more
Week 9: 30 Lbs and Still Descending :-)
Well, my theme in this post will be little signs of success. Because I've actually seen quite a few this week! So, here goes!!!
First, for some reason, after about 2 months at holding firm losing 2 lbs a week, for some re... Read more
Results for Week 8
Well, I'm still just chugging along. Down another 2 lbs to 279, which means a total of 26 lbs lost! Yippee.
I may be spending a little less time online. Will still be checking in, but things have been pretty crazy over... Read more
How I became "Daddy by day."
Well, I asked for questions yesterday, and I got one from Val. She asked: "Hey Tom, how did you and your wife decide that you would be the one to stay home with the kids?" It's a story I actually love to tell.
My wife ha... Read more
Well, I was going to post an introduction post, as I really haven't done that. But those are so boring. "Hi, I'm Tom, and ....." Yawn. And, honestly, I feel so narcissistic blogging about myself every day anyways, that would... Read more