New Clothes Phobia:
In the past 9 months I have lost 45 pounds, and 7 inches around my waist. My old wardrobe had become very dysfunctional. Last week I went out and splurged on some new pants, underwear, shorts and pajamas. My T shirt collection still ranges fro... Read more
All Good things take Time
I remember when I was first started this weight loss Journey on 2/1/2016. I could not understand why I had not lost 10 pounds by the end of the first week. The task and goals I had set seemed impossible. It is now 8 months later. I have lost 4... Read more
Ten Pounds at a Time
262 to 252, 19 days----252 to 242, 51 days----242 to 232 63 days---232 to 222 37 days
As they say, all good things take time... Read more
My Ideal First Date
Excuse this blog, I have been actively Sparking since 2/1/2016. 262lbs to 226lbs and spark is responsible. Been through a lot of changes as of late. This is a question that was asked of me just recently. The answer is silly, and had nothing... Read more
Crossing the Next Great Divide
So far my biggest milestones in my weight loss journey have been, 10 lbs., 20 Lbs., and now 30 lbs. When I reach 40 lbs. that will bring me to my current goal of 222 lbs. Between those last two achievements will be what I would like to call cro... Read more
Every Picture tells a Story......
I would encourage everyone to document their weight loss with pictures. Nobody likes to have their picture taken when they are at their heaviest. I would always be shocked when walking along a mirrored wall, or reflective store windows and I w... Read more
I was wrong, or ( it was something I ate)
Caution this Blog may contain TMI
When I went to bed last night I was feeling just a little queasy. I thought that I would be able to sleep it off, and wake up in the morning my usual chipper self. I was wrong.
About 3:30 in the m... Read more
Top 10: You Know your on a Diet When...
1. You refer to your food consumption as “intake” instead of eating a meal.
2. Nutritional Information is the first thing you look at when you are grocery shopping.
3. You weigh yourself so often, you have to replace the batteries in s... Read more
I will admit, I weight myself several times a day. I guess you could call me addicted to the scale, or a scale junkie. My weigh in day is Hump Day, better known as Wednesday. I can guarantee you that when I weigh in on Wednesday it is the lea... Read more
How to get the most out of your weigh in.
Probably the wrong title for this BLOG. How to get the least out of your weigh in might be more appropriate. (sorry about the double spacing after my periods, but old habits are hard to break) Back to the weigh in! Did you know that a balloo... Read more
A little overboard today
I started the day with an eight hundred calorie breakfast. I actually ordered the fresh fruit instead of potatoes to go with my corn beef hash and egg beaters and still went over the 800 calorie threshold. That was followed by a trip to a loca... Read more
Hey Autie how are you today. Funny you should pick this topic for todays blog. It is a subject that is always on my mind. I do however look at it from a different perspective. When I empty a yogurt container (of the Greek kind) I will use a ... Read more
a little back tracking
Pizza was the last meal I had before I started my current diet. My biggest problem with Pizza is we would order a large pizza, my wife would only eat 2 slices. The rest was for me, dinner, before bed snack, and always cold pizza for breakfast ... Read more
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Taking a Spark Break
After 8 months of successfully following the Sparkpeople nutrition plan, I am going to take a break. My original goal was to get to 210 pounds by December 10th. Well I have managed to lose 52 pounds and my weight is down to a healthier 215.8 l... Read more