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32 and many more to go!

Tuesday, August 21, 2007      4 comments

2 more pounds down this week! Total of 32 YTD! Yes, it feels good! The clothes are getting loose (in some cases too loose!). Energy level is very high. My goal to hit 217 by year end is very doable. Back in June when I decided to red... Read more

I got there the "right" way!

Tuesday, August 14, 2007      2 comments

Today's weigh in was a bit of a milestone. I am at 257 for the first time since March of 2006. Even more inportant: when I reached 257 back in 2006, I was using Meridia (prescribed by my former Dr), which has all sorts of nasty side effects (... Read more

Feelin' Good

Saturday, August 04, 2007      0 comments

Nice to cruise into August feeling good about how I look, how I feel, and my successes in getting into better physical (and really mental) health! My wife and I went to a baseball game last night and it felt good not to squeeze into my seat (of... Read more

Party Time

Friday, July 13, 2007      0 comments

Well, it's off to my colonoscopy. Survived the day before. The only thing that was bad was the Trilyte -- that stuff tastes AWFUL!! I saw another blogger describe it as "dishwash water", and I think that fits it just fine. On a positiv... Read more

Revised Diet / Exercise Plan a Success (so far)

Thursday, July 05, 2007      2 comments

Tuesday, July 3 was a very good day. After a week of curtailing my calories a bit (400 calories) and pushing harder on my cardio / strength training, I have experienced success at breaking the plateau. Went from 270 to 266!!! Hopefully, t... Read more

Time for a change

Wednesday, June 27, 2007      0 comments

I have been "plateaued" at 270 for some weeks (actually months now). Lots of reasons (surgery, vacations, travel, etc), but that is all behind me. My revised plan: - Set a lower goal weight for 2007 (217). In order to hit this targe... Read more

Knee, challenge, etc.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007      0 comments

- My knee is healing up very nicely. The only thing I have not tried yet is a workout at the gym. Maybe later this week... - My 50+ Mens Team is doing a "Projects" challenge -- have seen some interesing and "challenging" challenges -- fin... Read more

Knee Surgery a Success!

Monday, April 16, 2007      2 comments

I had my knee surgery last Thursday (4/12), and I consider it a success! No more pain on the inside part of my knee! I'm walking around pretty good around the house (althought I'm nor ready to kneel on the knee yet -- give it some time!). Pre... Read more

Knee

Wednesday, March 28, 2007      1 comments

I wasn't terribly surprised today when my Dr gave me the results of the MRI on my left knee -- torn meniscus on the inside part of my knee. April 12 is the surgery date, and if it goes like my right knee surgery did, I will be pretty much back ... Read more

A little is better than none...

Tuesday, March 27, 2007      1 comments

Weigh in day -- 1.2 pound down over the past two weeks. I did not weigh in last week as I spent the long weekend before with friends and family celebrating my 50th birthday, and frankly, did not eat or exercise as well as I had been. But, in d... Read more

The weight keeps coming off!

Tuesday, March 13, 2007      1 comments

I have to admit I was a little tentative stepping on the scape this morning. It had been three weeks since I had last done it, as I had to curtail my exercise program a few weeks back due to a nasty back ailment. So, I decided to wait until I ... Read more

SP Community

Wednesday, March 07, 2007      1 comments

This week is quickly becoming an eventful week here in SP-land. Moved from Stage 2 to Stage 3 (and I think the time is right), and decided to follow my heart and join the SP Community Team. And based on the response, it has been more than wor... Read more

What's New

Monday, March 05, 2007      0 comments

I realized I had not added anything to my blog in weeks. My bad! Here's what's been happening since 2/13: - Last weigh-in = down 13 pounds - Clothes that were incredibly tight / not wearable are gettin much looser and/or wearable. :-D ... Read more

1st Goal Acheived!!

Tuesday, February 13, 2007      1 comments

Good morning! A nice way to start a cold day in CT -- acheiving a weight goal 1 month ahead of schedule! My goal was to be at 277 by my birthday (3/15). I weighed myself this morning and -- I am at 276 -- so I've actually beat the... Read more

Even more success!!

Tuesday, January 23, 2007      0 comments

The "skinny" :-) -- - Lost 3 more pounds this past week (total of 6 since I started) - 2 " gone from my waistline (granted, there's a lot there, but...) - 1/2" gone from my neck and hips - Moved from Stage 1 to Stage 2 Why I thin... Read more


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