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Joined a gym! What?! I hate gyms!

Sunday, January 26, 2014      5 comments

The unthinkable has happened. For many years, I have been down on gyms. It's not that I really hate them, but I've felt that they're not really necessary. Working out in the outdoors is so much more rewarding for me personally. I've been known t... Read more

My New Year

Monday, January 13, 2014      3 comments

I am working on a new beginning, even though it is not the stereotypical 1st day of the year. Iím reminded of when I started my weight loss journey back on January 8, 2008. Six years! I had been working by myself for a few months after Wyattís 1... Read more

The Beauty of a Calorie Deficit

Friday, September 27, 2013      5 comments

Sometimes you come across a blog/article that is full of information you already know. And sometimes you are in just the right frame of mind to soak all that goodness in and internalize it into a force for change in your own life. That happ... Read more

Out. Of. Touch.

Sunday, September 15, 2013      5 comments

Are you looking for a positive blog? Well, this ain't it. Are you looking for me to come back up in here all sad and glum, but feeling hopeful about the future? Sorry, not gonna do that right now. You want to hear me get up in the pulp... Read more

Watch out! Here comes the Tooter! Toot! Toot!

Wednesday, April 03, 2013      4 comments

I wasnít sure what to blog about, but since I havenít written in so long, I thought Iíd start with the positive. I started a 10-week quest for health and fitness on 3/21. I picked that date because it was 10 weeks until we fly off for vaca... Read more

Wrap-up of 2012

Thursday, January 24, 2013      1 comments

Iím ready to sit down and start my 2013 blogs, but I felt the need to wrap up the previous year in a neat, tidy little package. At least I got this done before January is over. Here is my 2012 Brag List: Read more

The 4-Hour Body Weeks 5 (aka Rollercoaster Ride)

Monday, December 10, 2012      5 comments

Still playing catch up on my blog; this is a wrap-up of the week after Thanksgiving. This is week 5 of my Slow-Carb Diet, and I am so excited to be home in my kitchen after a weekend with my foodie family for the holiday. Now itís just me and my... Read more

The 4-Hour Body Week 4 (aka Successful Thanksgiving!)

Saturday, December 08, 2012      3 comments

Iím really behind, but Iím making a concerted effort to catch up so I can document my success as a reminder when Iím struggling. Iím recapping the week of Thanksgiving and the week afterwards. As a reminder, this Slow-Carb Diet involves eat... Read more

Resolve 2012 Challenge Ė Reflection

Thursday, December 06, 2012      1 comments

I did an excellent job of giving myself some goals for 2012, and as I sit down to reflect on them, I have a strange feeling Iíve forgotten one or two of them. One of my 2012 goals was blogging more. I wrote a blog on 12/30/11 about how prou... Read more

The 4-Hour Body Week 3 (Cravings Killah)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012      2 comments

This week on the Slow-Carb Diet was a little more up and down than the previous two, but I learned an important lesson. Let me begin by talking about my 2nd weekly check-in on bodyfat. Last week, my 1st weekly bodyfat check Iíd gone up 0.2% but ... Read more

The 4-Hour Body Week 2 (Changing PMS into PMWeightLoss)

Friday, November 16, 2012      2 comments

Week 2 on the 4HBís Slow-Carb diet started out great. I ate clean the day after my first cheat day, and I didnít struggle with the odds and ends of stuff left in the fridge. My weekly body-fat check (on my Omron scale) was two days after my che... Read more

The 4-Hour Body Week 1 (aka beans are my life)

Friday, November 09, 2012      6 comments

Life is funny. My brother-in-law, who is very well-read, and very ďflightyĒ in terms of career, life philosophy, relationships, hobbies, was in town for a visit. We both enjoy staying fit and doing some nutty stuff (me = triathlons, him = Escrib... Read more

Triathlon Race Report with Pics!

Monday, October 01, 2012      10 comments

The workouts I had the week before this race were awful. The bike and run were fine while I was doing them, but my dislocated rib hurt so bad the days after that I wasn't sure I should race. The pre-race swim Thursday went horribly, the pain was... Read more

UnEmotional Eating

Thursday, August 30, 2012      6 comments

I have been reading about emotional eating for so many years, as long as Iíve ever tried to lose weight really, so pretty much since I was 17. Since I overeat, and so many people struggle with emotional eating, I just assumed that I was eating a... Read more

I'm not losing weight, I'm dropping weight!

Sunday, August 26, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday I took a leap of faith and went for a run through the forest. Iíve been doing all my C25K training at the park (with few hills) and in my neighborhood (bigger hills), but itís week 7 and Iíve reached the ďRun for 25 minutes straightĒ p... Read more


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