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Two Months In...
Thursday, June 23, 2016      9 comments

It's been a very odd month in terms of my self-perception and self-confidence. On one hand, I'm down to 199 pounds, fitting into clothes again, and cruising along pretty nicely with my eating and exercise. So you'd think I'd be feeling really gr... Read more
One Month In...
Monday, May 16, 2016      6 comments

It's funny. I thought a monthly summary would be simple to write out, but for some reason I seem stuck on trying to kick my post off with some articulate opening thought, and as a result I just can't get the wheels moving... so... [insert here s... Read more
Catalyst Moments...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016      15 comments

Raise your hand if you've ever felt like you're just going through the motions, painfully sad inside, waiting for the defining moment to arrive... that catalyst moment, when everything about your health journey comes into glorious focus, and you... Read more
Tales From the Crypt...
Thursday, May 21, 2015      10 comments

A fitting title, since my healthy lifestyle has all but been dead these past many months. I feel like I'm finally on an upswing though, which makes posting here a little more alluring to my soul. There's something so strange about being in the d... Read more
The Great Regression...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      14 comments

For all my wordiness, and my deep and insightful ability to detail the inner conversations I have with myself, my description for the past three months of my health journey could only be summed up with a simplistic: "blahhhhhhhhhhhh". :D I smile... Read more
The Rust...
Friday, January 23, 2015      7 comments

November rolled into town with a relaxing sigh, and initially showed promise for more of the same consistency I'd shown in my weight loss journey up until then. It was an unremarkable month, nothing vastly out of the ordinary, and yet something ... Read more
Rundown Town...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      6 comments

No, not run downtown. I'll be doing that again next year at the Yonge Street 10k mind you. No, rundown town. Amazing the difference that sentence can make depending on where you place the space. :D I'm feeling exhausted today, and most days this... Read more
Ten Months...
Monday, October 06, 2014      14 comments

First off, for those whom I cherish on this site, and those who've been like family the past year and a half, I'm sorry I've been MIA. It's not been due to shame of being off track or anything, not at all, I just find myself in a new season of m... Read more
A Moment...
Monday, July 21, 2014      12 comments

Today has been pretty much like any other day... and yet for some reason in the last hour I've found myself having quite the moment. It's as if my journey this past year has suddenly caught up with me, and I'm pretty emotional all of sudden. I c... Read more
Adventures in Camping (part two)...
Friday, July 18, 2014      4 comments

When I was a kid, I loved going to the beach. I've so many pictures in my parents' old photo albums of me playing in the sand and goofing around in the water. A strange thing happens though as we remove ourselves further and further from the day... Read more
Adventures in Camping (part one)...
Thursday, July 17, 2014      9 comments

This one's for you, Mal. :D Little known fact about me: I'm immune to the allergic-like reaction one gets from the saliva secreted by the all-hated mosquito... true story. It's not that I don't get bitten by them, I simply don't have any re... Read more
Time Goes By...
Monday, July 14, 2014      18 comments

If weight-loss is a sexy red Ferrari, then maintenance is a frumpy old green minivan. The longer I maintain, and the further I travel from the version of me that lost all of that weight, perspective begins to settle in like dust on the floor - s... Read more
The Niagara River...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      19 comments

Stellar weekend. If I didn't feel like being more expressive and detailed, I would totally just end it at that, lol. :D It was just one of those weekends where everything fell perfectly into a happy place and life was easy. It was a (sort of) lo... Read more
The Thing about Pull-ups...
Friday, June 27, 2014      15 comments

I'm not at all sure where to start this tale, but something very exciting happened to me today. :D When I lost all my weight in my late teens, one of my favorite things to do were pull-ups. It's not that I particularly liked them, it was just on... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Truth...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      53 comments

I was watching this recent clip from John Oliver's show - - and it brought to surface a lot of feelings I've had on the issue of "the latest diet fad" or "the miracle fat burning pill". If you take the time t... Read more

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