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Naughty or Nice

Saturday, December 20, 2014      5 comments

Truth time, which category do you fall in this year? For me I think I squeeze into the "Quite Good" category, but with a slight lean toward the "a little bit naughty".... Read more

My Inspiration

Tuesday, February 16, 2010      13 comments

Part of the BSG challenge is to share who or what inspires me, so here goes: Eight years ago my oldest brother was taken from us at the age of 48. He died of a heart attack in his sleep during a business trip. He was not exactly the pictu... Read more

Weight Loss is a Mental Game

Friday, October 09, 2009      7 comments

Weight loss and fitness on the surface is all physical, but what I have learned over these last 9 months is that it truly is a mental game. You need to find ways to keep yourself motivated. You need to find ways to keep your self inspired. L... Read more

Goal! ,,, Goal! ... Goal!

Sunday, August 30, 2009      6 comments

The last couple of months seem to be the hardest but I finally made goal. Back in January I was shooting to make goal by Aug 1. I had to settle for the end of August. Part of that was my fault. I saw myself slipping ever so slightly with the... Read more


Thursday, August 27, 2009      2 comments

Am I the only one. I seem to always fight a little voice in my head. Have you? You know the voice' "You don't have to wake up now to get your work out in, sleep in, one missed workout won't hurt you" OR "It's too hot to go outside and wo... Read more

Meals and Set your own Course

Wednesday, August 26, 2009      3 comments

Conventional diet wisdom seems to be that dinner should be the smallest meal of the day and breakfast (Break the fast) should be your largest. The only time I've ever been able to follow that bit of wisdom is when I was working third shift. Wh... Read more

The Summer is NOT over

Tuesday, August 25, 2009      4 comments

Everyone is blogging how the summer is over. The Summer is not over, I refuse to believe that. Not that I don't love autumn, because I really do. Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. But I am just not ready for Summer to be over. We really... Read more

197 lbs and Holding Steady

Monday, August 24, 2009      6 comments

July 12th I weighed in at 199 lbs. My goal date I set back in January was to reach 195lbs by Aug 1. I didn't reach that goal but I was ok with that as I had come a long way. For the last 6 weeks I have only managed to lose 2 lbs. At first I ... Read more

The Disease of Tomorrow

Saturday, August 22, 2009      2 comments

In continuing with the theme of what has helped me on this journey and what I had to overcome to even begin the journey, today I want to talk about the disease of tomorrow. You see last year I suffered from the disease of tomorrow. I knew ... Read more

Success and Failure

Thursday, August 20, 2009      2 comments

In continuing with the theme of what has helped me on this journey I refer to these definitions of success and failure. These rules aren't mine but from one of my favorite authors, Jim Rohn How do you achieve success : A few simple discip... Read more

The List of Whys

Wednesday, August 19, 2009      2 comments

In staying with the theme of what has helped me along the way. My blog yesterday reflected on how I got to to the point I was at in January. Again I start at the beginning, this time to reflect on what has helped me. You have to have a list ... Read more

Journey Beginnings

Tuesday, August 18, 2009      5 comments

When I started this journey back in January, it is important to recognize how I got to where I was. You see I had already lost 88 lbs some 3 years ago and kept it off for about a year. but bad habits slowly crept back into my life, to a point ... Read more

Slow and Steady

Sunday, February 22, 2009      0 comments

Weight loss has slowed down for me in the last few weeks. I have to keep reminding myself that 1-2 pounds per week is 50-100 pounds in a year. Is that really so slow or is that an amazing transformation? I put on the weight a spoonful at a ... Read more

3rd Week Getting there!

Sunday, January 25, 2009      0 comments

I weighed in this morning and much to my surprise I lost another 5 lbs! So far this month I am down 14 lbs. The third week success I attribute to consistency. I worked out 3 times in the morning for my strength training and I went for a walk ... Read more

2nd Week - Beware the weekends

Sunday, January 18, 2009      0 comments

My first week was a huge success as I lost 8 lbs. My second week was not too successful as I was only able to manage a 1 lb weight loss, but it is still a loss. I knew going into this week that with an 8lb loss in week one that my body would ... Read more

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