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Weekly Weigh-in (01.24.2015): Never Seen THAT Before...

Saturday, January 24, 2015      7 comments

==THIS WEEK I exercised three times this week, but did much more walking than usual on one of the others. I ate out a fair amount, but am starting to realize a lot of the choices I started making back in the early 10's really have become ingr... Read more

Weekly Weigh-in (01.17.2015): No Apologies

Saturday, January 17, 2015      6 comments

##EATING Overall good. My typical not-so-good days are when I only get two vegetables a day rather than 3. My team at work had it's company meeting this week. We ate and ate. That's how we roll. The midweek showed a gain. Last... Read more

Evil Plan Part II: Defining Success On MY terms

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

**BACKGROUND My first year on SparkPeople was great. I started at 225 having already lost 25 pounds. My goal was 195 pounds. I fought for that goal. Three times between 2010 and 2011 I was literally less than a pound from that goal. My go... Read more

Weekly Weigh-in (01.10.2015): It Didn't Suck Too Bad

Saturday, January 10, 2015      7 comments

##EATING OK, so this week I ran into two major obstacles: - a couple of social events that involved eating out at restaurants that I liked. - I ran out of food in the fridge at the odd amount of time where going shopping wasn't reasonable.... Read more

Evil Plan Part I: Not Tracking ALL of My Food

Thursday, January 08, 2015      7 comments

So I've decided to unleash my evil plan in parts. There are going to be several really evil facets to my master plan that will be really evil, really facet-ey and really plan-ey. The First One: Not Tracking All Of My Food!!!! Years a... Read more

Weekly Weigh-in (01.03.2015): The Third Number Set Is Lying!!

Saturday, January 03, 2015      8 comments

##Third Number Lying##### Well, the numbers don't lie...except for the 3rd set below. I do my first of year weigh-ins after a night of either a nye party or eating a really heavy meal out. Either way, the information I'm giving you is 75% ho... Read more

Official First Weigh-in For the Year. I've Already Epic Failed #Hopeless

Thursday, January 01, 2015      5 comments

==Premise The 24 hours between 8:00am on December 31 and 8:00am on January 1 are my favorite 24 hours. My last day of the year weigh-in establishes my final weight for the year as a sobering sense of accomplishment, good or bad. The next mor... Read more

End Of Year Weigh-in (The Dawn of the Quit)

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      9 comments

#HisStory For those of you who I haven't met yet, my name is Trent. I joined SparkPeople in 2009 (yes those new years '200x' sunglasses worked back then). My goal was 2-fold. I wanted to weigh at or below 195 and have a bodyfat ratio of 15%... Read more

September 2014 Weigh-in

Saturday, September 27, 2014      8 comments

#SMOOTHIES Back in mid August, I became a born-again smoothie junkie (2 on most days, 3 on weekends). I bought one of those really small blenders that makes 1-2 portions of any given smoothie recipe. My weight had been consistently 204-207 a... Read more

Weigh-In 06/21/14

Saturday, June 21, 2014      9 comments

**Warning. This blog contains expressions of frustration. If you are someone who doesn't feel comfortable with this (or needs to squelch such expressions with the usual "don't beat yourself up" or "tomorrow is another day" yada yada), then ple... Read more

Weigh-In 06/14/14

Saturday, June 14, 2014      6 comments

OK, so I didn't really stick to my fast break goals this week. Tracking is really hard for me. Fact of the matter is I eat a lot and I am not consistent with my eating patterns. I don't have that bowl of cereal with fruit every morning for br... Read more

Focus: Values and Beliefs

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      3 comments

**FOCUS So last week for the fastbreak portion of my SparkDiet I read the chapter addressing the cornerstone of "Focus". It includes three building blocks: * Values and Beliefs * Purpose and Vision * Goal setting Each one bui... Read more

SparkDiet: Week 1 Recap and Weigh-in

Saturday, June 07, 2014      6 comments

** PROJECT RESTART So last week, I made the decision to recommit myself to SparkPeople. Unlike last time, this time is going to be about following the program as designed. I got heavily involved in the community aspect of the site back in... Read more

My 3 FastBreak Stage Goals

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      4 comments

So recently, I've decided to give SparkPeople a true try. Over thee last few years I have been not done well. I wonder if the program works. Whenever I wonder if something really works or not, I choose to follow it. By its own defintion, bot... Read more

More Than Burnt Out. I Give Up. I'm Giving SP a Try.

Saturday, May 31, 2014      7 comments

"Burnt Out" doesn't even begin to describe how I feel about being on this site. That would have described me two years ago when I had only been on for 3 years and was still nowhere near my goal. At the five year mark I don't even know if there... Read more

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