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Low carb living 3-week assessment

Sunday, July 08, 2012      13 comments

So in my 30s, I gave up drinking. In my 40s I gave up smoking. In my 50s I'm giving up.....carbs? I don't know. After 3 weeks of keeping carbs below 50gm/day, it's certainly too early to tell what affect its had on me. I don't hav... Read more

Low carb living at 3000 calories a day!

Thursday, July 05, 2012      18 comments

So get this; I go into Starbucks this morning for my usual Grande Americano and my favorite barista perks up over the espresso machine and chimes out with a loud, "Hey you are really slimming down!" I chucked an extra 2 bucks into the tip j... Read more

Electrolytes and Coconut Oil!

Monday, July 02, 2012      8 comments

I had the most exquisite session in the gym today....walked out of there sore as all get-out, but feeling just right with the world! It wasn't like my Stasi-trained trainer guy and I did anything spectacular. Today was a medium weight/hi-re... Read more

Fathead and Flat-Bellies

Sunday, July 01, 2012      9 comments

Well so far this has turned into quite the chillaxing weekend! Saturday morning, on a whim, I teed up "Fathead" on Netflix....a pretty serious, yet quite funny, spoof (aka "Mockumentary") of "Supersize Me" Read more

Low Carb living on the road!

Monday, June 25, 2012      19 comments

So I left SWMBO and #2 son in the Florida panhandle to deal with Tropical Storm Debby and came up to Norfolk, VA for a conference....luckily, Debby veered east and has left Ft Walton Beach pretty well untouched. Yesterday was my first trave... Read more

A Luau at the retirement village!

Saturday, June 23, 2012      12 comments

So no matter what happens with weight loss, no matter how busy I am at work, no matter how hectic life can get now and the end I have a lot to be grateful for. A long time ago, SWMBO and I made a commitment that we would always ... Read more

Low carb I sure hope these guys are right!

Thursday, June 21, 2012      15 comments

So I've jumped full throttle into this low carb regime.....I'm keeping my net carbs below 40 gms/day. And you know's not bad....not bad at all! Hell, I really think I could sustain eating like this for the rest of my life! ... Read more

Low Carb it chemistry or physics?

Sunday, June 17, 2012      18 comments

Well Spark friends, your trusted author and SP buddy is about to start shaking things up!! I'm an avid reader. Some of my most recent conquests have varied from good fiction (Moby Dick), to trash fiction (delightfully entertaining World War... Read more

Tour de France spin class.....really?

Monday, June 11, 2012      7 comments

So for whatever reason, today I felt energized and decided that Monday deserved a double workout: spin class for lunch and ST before dinner! Now after all the rain here in the panhandle this weekend, it was ridiculously humid today. Just si... Read more

Going like Gangbusters!

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      9 comments

So every now and then everything seems to hit on all 8 cylinders. I have learned to accept those days and be grateful. Today was such a day! My secretary was out for 10 days (cruise to Alaska....she's the one that talked me and SWMBO i... Read more

Home gym plans.....for when the zombies attack!

Sunday, June 03, 2012      10 comments

So I sometimes indulge a rather rich fantasy life. I chillaxed today on the deck, reading nothing but perfect summertime beach trash (World War Z) Read more

Fee, Fie, Pho!

Saturday, June 02, 2012      6 comments

So I freely admit, I sometimes get a notion in my head, and when I do, I pretty much ride that shark non-stop all the way to shore. Longtime SP friends will know of my fascination with a Vietnamese dish called Pho, specifically, Pho Ga, or ... Read more

Rocky Mountain High

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      7 comments

Well once again, I'm way out west....and up in the mountains. I actually got done with my meetings fairly early and was able to enjoy the great DRY weather here in Colorado. After leaving the muggy 94 degree Florida heat, it felt perfectly ... Read more

Sunday HIIT motivation

Sunday, May 27, 2012      6 comments

Well just as a follow up to yesterday's blog, today I felt my usual self, quite nicely motivated to hit the gym for a nice cardio session and a little bit of ST Truth is, I had to spend about 4 hours in the office cleaning up some reports I... Read more

Danger of NOT working out....

Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

Well I finally got my laptop back....I perused AngiesList and found a small mom & pop place down the road that had a pretty good reputation....the guy (pop) diagnosed it pretty quick, ordered up a replacement screen, which finally came in yester... Read more

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