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New Year and No Resolutions
Friday, January 01, 2016      0 comments

As have been my practice the last few months I record how I did the previous month. I did okay last month. I started December at 245.8 and this morning I weighed in at 240.8. A loss of 5 lbs. I was hoping to start the new below 240, a weight I h... Read more
First Plateau
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      2 comments

Another month is over and I stuck to my plan. But November is the month I hit my first plateau. I started the month at 248.4 lbs and ended the month at 245.8. So only a lost of 2.6 lbs. I'm not giving up hope. I will stick to my plan. If anyone ... Read more
100 Days!
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday I reached 100 consecutive days of logging into sparkpeople. When I saw that I was approaching this milestone I decided to say something about it. I've been a member of sparkpeople for several years but never have I reached this many da... Read more
Met My October Goal
Monday, November 02, 2015      4 comments

I started the month of October at around 260 lbs. So my monthly goal was to be under 250 lbs by the start of November. This morning I weighed in at 248.4 lbs! So another goal was met. I have stopped calling this process I'm undergoing a diet. I ... Read more
Reached Monthly Goal
Friday, October 02, 2015      4 comments

My goal for September was to start off the month of October at or below 260 lbs. This morning when I got on the scale I weighed in at 259.2. So I reached my monthly goal! It is very satisfying to reach a goal. The last 2-1/2 months I've learned ... Read more
Good Month
Tuesday, September 29, 2015      3 comments

On August 31st I was 274 lbs and as the month of September comes to a conclusion I'm 262 lbs as of last Friday. The downward trend is slow and steady and that's how it should be. I no longer consider myself on a diet. I eat healthy and make sur... Read more
Hanging in There
Tuesday, September 08, 2015      1 comments

Personal family issues of my own making has got me down. Sometimes in life and while dieting we can be our own worst enemy. But I'm hanging in there. I've crossed the 20 lb mark and will continue to persevere.... Read more
Minor Success
Monday, August 31, 2015      1 comments

I got back on track August 13th and as of today I'm down 9 lbs. My mind set has changed from thinking of dieting to making changes I can live with for a life time. I'm not doing anything extreme but I have watched how much junk food I eat. And s... Read more
Updated Photos
Friday, August 14, 2015      4 comments

I removed all my photos except for one and my weight loss awards. Since I gained the weight back I feel I need to start at ground zero. I will be posting recent pictures with progress photos to follow.... Read more
Day One Was Good
Friday, August 14, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday was a good first step. I recorded everything I ate and made sure everything I ate was healthy. I plan on easing back into my weight training on Sunday. I may even post some "before" pictures to remind me why I have to make better choic... Read more
Here We Go Again
Thursday, August 13, 2015      5 comments

I had gotten my weight down to 240 lbs (from 291) and then I tore my meniscus. I subsequently had surgery and had to stop exercising for a short time. The problem was I got lazy. That was a little over a year ago and I have ballooned to 283 lbs.... Read more