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Tonight it starts again.
Thursday, May 05, 2016      2 comments

Ok, the horrible-ness that is tax season has ended, and I'm back to a normal 40 hours work week for the next 7 or 8 months. Additionally, my schedule is 7am-3:30pm instead of 11am-9pm so that should give me a lot more time to work gym time ... Read more
Where's my horse? Has anyone seen it? I need to get back on it....
Sunday, February 28, 2016      2 comments

Man, after my surgery I just haven't been able to get back into the swing of things. It doesn't help that this is my crazy season at work, I've been working 110-130 hours every two weeks and am still taking a couple classes (cut down to part tim... Read more
Time to renew...
Monday, December 28, 2015      0 comments

Well, ever since the surgery I've been pretty lax in keeping up the good habits. Of course I couldn't go to the gym for a few weeks, but that was done a couple weeks ago and I still haven't gone. And I haven't been paying nearly enough atte... Read more
Surgery update:
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      2 comments

Great news: They were able to complete the procedure laparoscopically. I was in the hospital about 11 hours, then sent home to recover. Apparently among the contents of my gall bladder were 3 "golf-ball" sized stones! I'm honestly surp... Read more
The gall of some bladders!
Thursday, November 12, 2015      2 comments

Alright this may be a little long, forgive me. I got woken up a bit before midnight by some pretty severe abdominal pain. Couldn't get back to sleep for several hours, it was some pretty excruciating stuff. At work today it got worse, ... Read more
It's been a while...
Monday, November 02, 2015      1 comments

Several weeks since my last entry..... Not much has been happening really. Weight loss is kind of at a stand-still due to a combination of health issues, life issues, and bad-choice issues. I think I'm recovered to the point I can star... Read more
Random update because random update
Friday, October 09, 2015      2 comments

I haven't made an entry in almost a week so I figured it was time. As of last weigh in I was under 348 so the 350's are behind me. I'm declaring today a cheat day (mostly because 2 out of my 3 meals are being provided by work, and I w... Read more
When you mess up, stay up.
Saturday, October 03, 2015      3 comments

It's easy to give up when I mess up. I had about a week and a half where I wasn't tracking, wasn't going to the gym, and wasn't really trying all that hard to keep the lifestyle change going. The last few attempts have made have been t... Read more
The 350's are almost behind me....
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      3 comments

Things have slowed down after the first month of drastic weight loss. The last 8 or 9 pounds have taken as long to drop than the first 20 did. But, it's still coming off! As of this morning's weigh in I was at 351.8, so just a smidge under ... Read more
Update and such...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015      1 comments

Alright, here's a long overdue update. I've had 12 days of laziness, but kept my eating mostly in control, just haven't made it to the gym for nearly two weeks. Basically, work and school and home life coincided in a gigantic crapstorm... Read more
Been a rough few days...
Monday, September 21, 2015      2 comments

I normally work out on Friday, but I had to host a bachelor party for a friend. I was his Designated Driver, so I didn't consume a lot of empty alcohol calories, but we did buy some pizza and I kinda pigged out. Also, on Saturday I had... Read more
Another small victory.....
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      1 comments

Around a year ago I bought a shirt from our company store, to add to my collection of company-branded business apparel that I have begun collecting since moving into a management role. Even though it was the same size as all other shirts fr... Read more
When people want to see you fail....
Friday, September 11, 2015      10 comments

I doubt I'm the only one who has encountered this. A team member of mine brought in a huge box of donuts today. (Seriously, what is it with office jobs and donuts? They are so often associated with cops but really, I think the true face of ... Read more
Pushing myself into a better workout.....
Thursday, September 10, 2015      3 comments

I've kind of hit a point where my workout wasn't as effective as it used to be - my physical condition (while still old and busted) has improved a lot in the last two months. When I first started in late July, I began by just doing a few mi... Read more
Bad News/Good News Scenarios and other ramblings:
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      5 comments

Bad News: I'm only down 1.4 pounds so far this month. Which is actually still decent progress, just a far cry from last month where I dropped 18 pounds over 30 days. Good News: I'm still 12+ pounds below my "goal line." And, I'm still movin... Read more

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