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Better to Want What You Don't Have
n this week's podcast I talk about the phrase
I'ts better to want what you don't have (cookies, chips) then to have (excess weight) what you don't want. I can get over not eating chips or Ice cream in a few minutes, but extra weight is taking ... Read more
Two Years Later I've Had Enough - and It's Working
So in 2013 I set a record for my weight at 223. I've never been that heavy. comes back to accountability.
I've had two good months. I'm down about 8 lbs and it has to do with integrity. Who am I? What do I stand for. I've done a weight los... Read more
Getting Some Momentum Going
Between my birthday, and Valentine's day, February has not been my friend. At one point I was up to 214. Thats where I started years ago. I am officially back to sqaure one. I'm having issues making fitness a top priority as I have school, work,... Read more
The Weekend Has Become a Weakness
In logging my food and exercise I notice I go down for a few days, and then there are spikes. Very noticable spikes. What gives? Turns out those days are all on the weekends. So this weekend, I'm going to move in the right directions. This isn't... Read more
The Cause Not the Symptom
I'm doing weird things again. On my lunch the other day I walked up and down a flight of steps for 30 minutes. I walked about 4,000 steps last night in a room thats 1/4 of our basement (its empty, round and round and round). It's snowing and the... Read more
The Easy Way to Lose Weight
Well I had a GIANT unexpected bill come in (luckily after some - but not all - of the Christmas presents were purchased). This has left me with just enough money to operate, and get by. I mean b a r e l y. The things I buy now are things I need... Read more
Still Free of Fast Food - Dropped 3 lbs
In just a few days I've dropped some weight. I've been staying active (but haven't made it to the gym). I have been successful with avoiding fast food (burgers, fries, etc). I did the math last night and was surprised how there are hundreds of c... Read more
40 Fast Food Free Days
Want to end the year on a high note? Want to stand proud? We all know that with cookies, turkey, candy its easy to pack on the weight at the end of the year. We also know that if you’re trying to lose weight its almost impossible if you partake ... Read more
Went back for my blood pressure follow up. It's still up, so I'm going on medicine until we can get it down. If I lose weight, maybe I'll go off for a bit and see if it stays down. The BONUS was my cholesteral is not good at all.
Dr. Z say... Read more
12 Hours Without Food
I had to have some lab/blood work done this morning. I got a letter in the mail stating that I couldn't eat 12 hours before the test. I quit eating at 7:30 PM and the test was done about 8 - 8:30.
With this in mind I went at least 12 hours... Read more
I seem to have fallen into a month long pity party for myself. Sure things have not been going my way, my family has head health issues (everyone is fine now), but in the wake of all the dram and hurt feelings, I can't seem to let go. Throw on t... Read more
You Gotta Believe
Its one of those months. Noting is going right. I had to put my Dad in a nursing home, the kids had some outpatient stuff, the bills are rolling in, the marriage is suffering, and any projects I want to do I can't seem to find the right people, ... Read more
The Lower The Amount of Sleep - The Lower My Attitude
I got a new comptuer yesterday. Then found out that half of the software I run won't run on Windows 7 (and I thought I saved money not buying a mac). I was up till almst one last night. Got about 5 hours of sleep. Now my attitude is just crap.
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It's Called Hunger
Mother's day was filled with family, fun, and food. I tried to budget it, but failed horribly. Like over budget by 700 calories (ice cream). Not to worry, I've bounced back. I have decided to try to "catch up" with my calories by cutting back to... Read more
Well the scale is finally headed in the right direction. Looking forward to the gym this evening. My biggest problem is my attitude. I hate when people do you wrong. It hurts. In some cases it hurts a lot. As much as I keep trying to move on, I ... Read more