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Price was...wrong
Monday, February 11, 2013      1 comments

No luck on The Price is Right Live. But we did have a great time. I highly recommend it if you are a fan of the show. It's a little different, but a lot of fun.... Read more
Dream come true...sort of.
Friday, February 08, 2013      4 comments

I have always been a fan of The Price is Right. I have been watching it for 30 plus years and always wanted to be on the show. I was unaware there was a travelling version of the game. For Christmas, my wife got me a ticket to go. It will not b... Read more
Unfortunate side effect
Thursday, August 02, 2012      3 comments

Having lost over 60 pounds my body is very different than it used to be. I had noticed my wedding ring was getting loose. I actually had to have resized to a larger size when I gained my weight. Well, I haven't had it sized down since losing the... Read more
One year ago today....
Sunday, June 24, 2012      2 comments

On June 24th 2011 at 5:00pm I got up out of my chair and was headed to the front door when I felt dizzy, almost like a head-rush from getting up too quickly. We were headed to meet my sister-in-law at Ruby Tuesday's for Friday night dinner. I ne... Read more
Another one!
Thursday, February 02, 2012      0 comments

It is terrible that my past blog entry and this one have the same subject matter. Another Police Officer was shot and killed in the line of duty. That makes 3 officers in our local area in as many months. Previously an offficer hadn't been ki... Read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      2 comments

A local police officer was shot last night and died sometime this morning. He leaves behind a wife and three small children. I cannot fathom what his family must be going through and to have it happen this time of year. While I didn't know him p... Read more
I Will Always Believe in Santa
Thursday, December 15, 2011      3 comments

Many years ago, when I was a pre-teen, I became angry at my parents. I don't remember the reason, but I told them I didn't care about Christmas and I didn't want anything. By the time Christmas arrived several weeks later, I had forgotten ab... Read more
Fitting it in
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      3 comments

Was worried about starting my exercise at home instead of the gym, but so far so good. I have been able to find ways to make myself do what I need to. One great peice of advice I received was to change into my workout clothes as soon as I get ho... Read more
Lost 51 pounds so far!
Friday, November 04, 2011      1 comments

I hit the 50 pound mark today! It is kind of a bittersweet moment, because my cardiac rehab class ends Monday. I hope I can keep going on my own, because the exercise has helped a great deal. I will continue with my new eating habits and will wo... Read more
New Motivation
Thursday, October 27, 2011      1 comments

I don't have many blog entries because I am not good at expressing myself on "paper", but some things have happened lately and I have a whole new way to look at my recovery/lifestyle change. I truly beleive that I was given a second chance... Read more
New Uniforms
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      1 comments

I put my first uniform to be resized in the pick-up today. I will hopefully remember to tag each one from here on out, until I have new set.This wasn't one of my main goals but it could be considered a marker on my path to a smaller me. I alread... Read more
A Great Day!
Friday, October 07, 2011      0 comments

I hope everyone feels the same way I do today. I don't know what it is, but I have been smiling and happy all morning. It may be the weather (cooler, finally) or the weekend is here, I don't know. I just want to wish everyone a great day!... Read more
First plateau
Thursday, October 06, 2011      1 comments

I have reached my first weight loss plateau. I am following a high protein diet and going to cardiac rehab 3 times aweek for Cardio and strength excercises. I am on session 21 of a 36 session program. I hit 218lbs.(40lbs. lost so far), and have ... Read more
Family Support
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      1 comments

You wold think after 16 years of marriage I would know my wife pretty well, but I had a concern about my enthusiasm for my new lease on life. I was worried I was being obnoxious and a little obsessive. After having expressed this yesterday ... Read more
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      2 comments

A lot of new things are happening to me right now. My change of fitness and nutritional habits, this website, trying to include my family in what I am doing. I am not an active computer person, this is really the only "social network" site I bel... Read more