Drinking the Water
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      6 comments

Drank plenty of water today with my goal in mind I'll worry about this later. ... Read more
Girl in the Mirror
Friday, May 07, 2010      5 comments

Through an unfortunate turn of scheduling events, I find myself alone for the day in a beautiful bed and breakfast that was previously scheduled to be a romantic getaway att... Read more
We Need a Super Hero
Saturday, April 24, 2010      4 comments

It's obvious who the villains are: Fatman (AKA The Capered Crusader, The Dark Chocolate Knight) Fatwoman (think of an overweight Pfeifer or Halle Berry with pointy ears) The Nibbler (nibble me this, dieter) The Choker (big grin) Cra... Read more
How Did the Hunter-Gatherers Survive before iPhones?
Sunday, April 11, 2010      4 comments

I landed in Dayton, OH for a two day business trip, dropped off a package at the office I'll be visiting tomorrow, then scoped out the area around my hotel. I saw a large mall and several strip malls filled with all sorts of fast food, pub/gri... Read more
Like a Big, Frosted Cupcake
Sunday, April 04, 2010      6 comments

-Drag queens could get a few tips from those aunts. -Oh, my God. Look at me. I'm just covered! -Like a big, frosted cupcake. -I know, it's like... -Come on, help me with the veil (from My Big Fat Greek Wedding) I made cupcakes yeste... Read more
Cracking the G00se Egg
Saturday, April 03, 2010      5 comments

This sign post represents my losses for the past two weeks... ..and yes, it seems like I've been here for a couple million years. Where's here? It's that place wh... Read more
You Want me to do What for How Long?!
Monday, March 29, 2010      7 comments

One day, a few years ago, I signed up to run a Paris. Yes, bribery is a good thing. I took a whole three minutes to think about it before committing to the 16 week training program. I don't like to run. I wasn't running at all ... Read more
I'm Awesome and, by the way, It's All About Me!
Sunday, March 28, 2010      4 comments

I'm stuck at an 11 pound loss. The good news is I haven't gained anything back. The bad news is that I am now about a week off from my goal. So what's going on? I feel like I have not been vigilant. I looked back and there were several ... Read more
Genuineness Only Thrives in the Dark Like Celery (AHuxley)
Thursday, March 18, 2010      6 comments

Last night I realized I had developed a passion for celery. The crunch of it after a frustrating jaws craved it. (this man has passion for...celery) Guided... Read more
Left Something Behind at the Horse Show
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      2 comments

2.2 pounds got left behind somewhere at the horse show. I have some ideas about where they may have gone. Saturday was a cold, misting, sometimes rainy, gusty winds day. I went for a nice ride in the morning to get my mare and my own brai... Read more
Packing the Dreaded White Breeches
Thursday, March 11, 2010      4 comments

Time to get serious. We load the horses tomorrow morning at 7AM. I'll take the day off from work in order to do real manual labor. First dressage show of the season; we are headed to Poplar Place. I know my breeches fit since they ar... Read more
Fortitude and Happy Vegetables
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

I just finished researching FORTITUDE, the d-day deception that led the Germans to believe that the true amphibious landing would take place at Pas-de-Calais instead of Normandy. The topic of my research was "lessons learned" for large scale de... Read more
Alice Knew the Secret All Along
Sunday, March 07, 2010      5 comments

Eating the cake makes you grow larger. Drinking the water, makes you shrink. ... Read more
TSA, Thanks for the Motivation
Friday, March 05, 2010      7 comments

There are two reasons I started taking pictures of my feet on vacation. The first reason is that I am the family photographer, and it's the only way to get myself into a picture. (I am incapable of taking those cellular phone emo-self-portrait... Read more
Restroom Girl: Before and After Pics
Friday, March 05, 2010      15 comments

I'm hoping my before and after shots will be this amazing. Our restroom icon has gone through a Sparky transformation. If you are terribly confused, read my previous ... Read more

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