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Weight loss has been sluggish...so, have been keeping away from the scale a little lately. I feel good and my clothes fit (which is a red flag warning).
Still logging, except for slacking off a bit on the weekends. Watching portions and t... Read more
I have not added a blog in quite a while...haven't been sure what to write...and also had been a bit dissappointed in myself for a while.
I had let myself backslide some for a couple of months or so. Gained about 15 pounds...its funny how ... Read more
Ups and Downs
Have not been on Sparkpeople foe a few days...and then just to check in quick. Kinda backsliding in the healthy eating department. Have gained a few pounds...not happy with the scale right now, but still stepping on it every Monday. Have sta... Read more
My first 5k is behind me
A new milestone...or should i say a 3.1 milestone!
This past Saturday I ran in the Blue-Gray 5k in Lake City, FL. We started at 7:00 am and I finished 34 min 20 sec l... Read more
Yesterday I completed week 5 of my couch-5k running plan...which means I had a 20 minute uninterrupted run. This probably doesn't sound like much to the marathon runners...but, considering I have likely not run a cumulative 20 minutes in the la... Read more
2 years and counting! On to 2012!
Today is my 2 year Sparkaversary!
On January 2, 2010 I stepped on a scale for the first time in a few years (a scale I had to buy from amazon.com, because our existing scale would not weigh me). The scale said 406 pounds. A wake up call f... Read more
Not Exactly a "Sparky" Holiday!
I don't know why, being the youngest in my family, that our house has become a "host" house for Christmas. Even though I am not that young anymore, the youngest kid used t... Read more
The gym report
I promised a couple people I would blog about my newbie gym experiences.
Yesterday, I did something new...completely foreign to me. On my lunch hour, I went to the gym, changed clothes, worked out properly, changed back and returned to wor... Read more
You can call me "Gym"
Okay...big step...I set foot in a gym for the first time ever.
The membership I won in a raffle...6 free months at the fitness center. Some sort of sign, I guess....either that or I was the only raffle ticket purchaser for that particular ... Read more
Only a minute?
My first video blog...so I thought I would embarrass myself a little. What is in the video would have killed me a couple of years ago...at 406 lbs. Its only a minute, but I am proud of it...and its only a start. Thanks Sparkpeople...and Spark... Read more
By the Numbers
I have not added a blog recently, but I have been thinking lately about numbers...there are lots of them involved in the process of getting fit and losing weight. My work consists of handling numbers all day long, so I naturally do the math on ... Read more
"Fitting in" better!
When some folks lose weight, they talk about "fitting in". They "fit in" smaller clothes, like favorite jeans.
I was sitting in a metal office chair today, in the office of my boss...a place where I have sat hundreds of times, squeezing in... Read more
A bunch of Questions answered
I got this from a blog by TWICE THEMAN who got it from PINPRESS, who got from SIMPLETAILOR, who got it from BILLALEX70. Keep it going if you so choose.
If you've are reading this, you have the honor of copying all these goofy questions and... Read more
Some food is just evil!
I goofed today and went too close to ice cream....ice cream is evil. I told my wife that I would not eat ice cream unless we made a special trip and ate it somewhere else but home....well thats what we did.
I discovered that our new local ... Read more
Valentine's Day is hard on the diet!
Okay...we went to see a play at a local Community theater and then went to a favorite spot...an italian restaurant....and it was very good, spaghetti & sausage...and a cannoli.
The calorie count was alarming....but I stayed within my calori... Read more