a Silver lining behind 2 dark clouds.....
I got some really not good news today - a good friend of mine, a former co-worker and retired Marine had heart surgery today. Jim served during Vietnam, and is a really great guy..... I'm very concerned for him and his wife Sandy. If you have ... Read more
NSV last night....
So I had this NSV at the gym last night......
I was walking out of the locker room, and caught a passing glance at myself and actually had to walk BACK to the mirror and look again.....
I have nice calves!!!!!
I don't see them "a... Read more
ACK! a 3 lb GAIN!
Holy cow - 3 days of gluttony really caught up to me this week!!!
Friday - out with the TaeKwonDo family for dinner at a Japanese Hibachi restaurant (fried rice, steak and scallops)
Saturday - to friend's house late at night to watch UFC ... Read more
2010 End of the Year survey
What did you do in 2010 that you'd never done before? put most of my belongings in storage
Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don't recall that I made any last year. For 2011, to be "fat" by ... Read more
Setting myself up for..... SUCCESS!!!
When I joined the Weight Loss Challenge at my nutrition club in October, I decided that I was "in it to win it", and THIS TIME, I plan on it!
I've been doing good so far - down 12 lbs, but I've still not gotten to or penetrated that "glas... Read more
Holy Guacamole, Batman!
3 pounds last week! I'm stoked!!!!!!
7.6 lbs away from my "glass ceiling" to break, and about 12 lbs away from my "no longer being obese" goal. According to my ticker, I'm more than 20% of the way to my goal. Seems like kinda a big deal.... Read more
See my entry from October 18..... down 12 lbs! Not 'official' - I weigh in on Mondays, but I'm being optimisitic that I won't be over 190 on Monday..... I'm claiming that ... Read more
Wow - am I great or WHAT???
Oh, was this a crazy few days or what?
Where do I begin... hmmm... OK.. well, I have this great Facebook app on my android phone. You can click on "places" and "check in" as to where you're at. Not sure really why someone would really like... Read more
in the aftermath of Thanksgiving......
The holiday wasn't too bad, on the whole. From a "non-eating" standpoint, it was a GREAT time! We went over to friends' home - there were a lot of others there from our Tae Kwon Do family (my partner is a 2nd degree Black Belt). We brought Jen... Read more
Jennie-O is bathing......
Yupp... Jennie-O is taking a bath in our downstairs bathtub. She's been soaking there ALL day. I'm surprised that she's not all 'pruny' - but she does look a bit pale....
Tomorrow morning, she gets a light oil massage, followed by a 'sa... Read more
Thanksgiving eve eve.....
Stopped in at the nutrition club this morning to get my morning shake. It was more like "mid-morning" - but hey, I'm on vacation! Chatted with my sponsor for a while, since my partner and I are considering what level of involvement we would li... Read more
Weigh in at Weight Loss Challenge
OK, so tonite was my Weight Loss Challenge meeting. I missed last week because I was in Williamsburg on vacation. While I was gone, I tried to eat healthy - really, I did... but I did have some things that I probably wouldn't have eaten, had I... Read more
Spark going down for maintenance
and I wanted to get one more blog entry done before that....
Back from the gym, did a workout of undetermined length, due to a malfunction on the first treadmill I was on.... it quit on me, and I have no idea how many minutes I had put in w... Read more
Back to work...... for 5 days, anyway....
I'm back at home, and settled back in to the home schedule after my 4 days off - almost 3 of them "out of town" at my timeshare in Williamsburg, VA. I'm blessed to have worked for the same company for over 10 years now, so I earn 5 weeks of vac... Read more
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My birthday dinner out... well, not exactly!
So today, Tom and his daughter were supposed to drive down to Williamsburg first thing in the morning. We were going to just spend the day together (doing what, I'm not sure) - then go out to dinner at Captain Georges Seafood (my very favorite ... Read more