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Only a minute? (video blog)
Saturday, November 19, 2011      8 comments

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
Saturday, November 13, 2010      3 comments

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!
Thursday, April 15, 2010      2 comments

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
Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

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!
Sunday, February 21, 2010      2 comments

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!
Sunday, February 14, 2010      5 comments

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
Don't go to Whole Foods hungry!
Sunday, February 07, 2010      2 comments

I am glad that the nearest Whole Foods store is over 60 miles away, so that I do not find myself in one everyday...especially when very hungry! They have a great food bar, where I racked up a 1200 calorie lunch/dinner. I have rarely, in th... Read more
Real Men don't ask for doggy bags
Saturday, February 06, 2010      3 comments

"Real men don't get doggy bags" is what I jokingly said to my wife at a restaurant today. For the first time I can remember ever doing, I actually boxed half of my lunch (veal parmesian) and took it home to eat at another meal. She did the sam... Read more
Had a Clam steam
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      0 comments

Being from the North and currently living down South, I have become used to BBQ's, and miss going to clam steams...they just don't know about that here! I just recreated a clam steam in my microwave steamer by steaming up a couple of dozen smal... Read more
The Black and White Cookie in the Kitchen
Monday, January 18, 2010      3 comments

Into my third full week on Sparkpeople and changing my eating habits...it is going great! I feel better already. My worst problem is that I am falling well below the calorie range suggested for my stats...I find that I really don't care to eat... Read more

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