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10/14/2017 Weigh In (#8) - Biking more
Monday, October 16, 2017      5 comments

Thanking God for the great deal I got on my new Specialized Hardrock. Got it for $20. It needed a little TLC, previous owner ripped off the derailleur in the rear wheel, but I took the time and got it going again. Needs more work but even wit... Read more
10/07/2017 Weigh In (#7) Fall 5% Challenge begins...Weight of the Nation (HBO)
Sunday, October 08, 2017      5 comments

Up a few pounds this week but not worried about it. Using the Fall 5% Challenge to push myself towards my goal of ending the 8 weeks at 239 lbs or less by the final weigh in on Saturday December 2nd. Learned a lot about diet from watching HBO'... Read more
10 01 2017 Weigh In (#6) - Fort4Fitness...done! Runner race tips.
Sunday, October 01, 2017      1 comments

Not sure why but I always dread the day of the race. Signing up? Always enjoyable. Race day? Not so much. But I showered, got dressed and even though I was a few minutes late I crossed the start line. Took a few minutes before I started co... Read more
8 27 2017 Weigh In (#5)
Monday, August 28, 2017      3 comments

Didn't weigh myself every day this week but kept a pretty accurate food log. Think that helped account for this week's loss. Will bring back intermittent fasting this week, whenever possible. 8/27/2017 Weigh in is 249.8 pounds From Star... Read more
8 19 2017 Weigh In (#4)
Saturday, August 19, 2017      1 comments

Started weighing in daily starting on Monday and it's been helping me stay more accountable. That, entering my foods and drinking more water have all helped me achieve this week's loss. This week I'll be adding fruit and/or vegetables daily an... Read more
8 12 2017 Weigh In (#3) - IM...again? and new a Shout Out!
Saturday, August 12, 2017      2 comments

Actually I'm intermittently fasting now (6 to 12 hours or more with not eating) but want to start doing it with less processed foods. I've also thought about Atkins but only for induction as the videos out there seem very encouraging and someti... Read more
7 29 2017 Weigh In (#2) - Do you weigh daily?
Saturday, July 29, 2017      3 comments

Apparently all the things we've been hearing about the pitfalls of daily weighing don't add up. Listening to "Cut the Fat Podcast" Dr. Ray spoke about a study that showed that people who weighed themselves daily lost more weight overall than th... Read more
2017: Operation Rekindle...The Last Beginning.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      1 comments

They say if you never quit you never fail. But if you succeed couldn't that energy be used for new adventures? July 22nd Weigh In 258.0 ... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge - Final Weigh In Pic and thoughts
Saturday, March 11, 2017      3 comments

Looks like I've lost a little over 10 lbs since starting this challenge with this awesome team. While I stayed in my calorie range most days, which... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge - Weigh In Pic & Goals
Saturday, January 14, 2017      7 comments

Didn't get as far weight wise in 2016 as I hoped but I have a good feeling about 2017. Goals 1 - Track everything I eat (the good the bad &... Read more
Week 2 Weigh-In Pic and one of my favorite tv shows...
Sunday, October 09, 2016      4 comments

Been eating less but not a whole lot better yet except for adding in some broccoli and fruit. Walking more and hitting the weights once or twice a week and drinking more water. ... Read more
Starting Again...With Weekly Weigh-In Photos
Saturday, September 24, 2016      6 comments

This worked years ago in helping me stay accountable by posting these like entering all, or at least most, of what I eat during the day. This guy intends to meet the Fall 5% Challenge! Good luck to everyone that's participating. ... Read more
Who makes these changes?
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      5 comments

I was watching "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" and one of the characters said something that I had to look up. It's from a poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi and it struck me deeply. The gap between what we want and what we get. Here it is: I shoot... Read more
My Summer 5% Challenge - Motivation
Saturday, June 18, 2016      7 comments

10 things that will motivate me to stay on task over the next 8 weeks. 1. To be an example to those close to me that this is possible. Even when you regain, as I have, you have to be willing to not be afraid to try again. 2. To get ... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge Weigh In Pic Week 4
Saturday, July 25, 2015      2 comments

Happy Saturday! Not sure how I got here (ok, I have a clue) but all I can say is our bodies are amazing. Weighed in on Wednesday and was up and even ... Read more

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