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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

Yup, That About Sums It Up

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      11 comments

So I was having lunch with a friend a few months ago. We were at a restaurant that was well known for it's southwest portion of the menu. As a 23x-24x pound guy, I could easily shoot down a plate of nachos as an appetizer, and then eat bot... Read more

How I Lost 25 Pounds With Practically No Effort (Part III)

Friday, May 16, 2014      6 comments

*This is Part 3 of a 3 part blog series about how I lost the 25 pounds I did before joining SparkPeople. I don't tend to talk about those days much* OK, So I had lost 13+ pounds by making one change to my diet a few years prior. Instead o... Read more

How I Lost 25 Pounds With Practically No Effort (Part II)

Monday, May 12, 2014      8 comments

*This is Part 2 of a 3 part blog series about how I lost the 25 pounds I did before joining SparkPeople. I don't tend to talk about those days much* In my previous blog I outlined the basic day of eating that got me up to and kept me at ab... Read more

How I Lost 25 Pounds With Practically No Effort (Part I)

Thursday, May 08, 2014      7 comments

*This is Part 1 of a 3 part blog series about how I lost the 25 pounds I did before joining SparkPeople. I don't tend to talk about those days much* ***It was a really dark day for me. I knew that I had gained a huge amount of weight sin... Read more

Did Trent Go Back up ABOVE 205 this week?

Saturday, May 03, 2014      7 comments

OK So this was a major swing week. I had some extremely good workouts. I wasn't at home very much to prep food, but have become fairly savvy especially when eating out. My midweek had me well above 205 and yesterday I had a large lunch, but c... Read more

Did Trent Go Below 205 This Week

Saturday, April 26, 2014      8 comments

**LAST WEEK'S WEIGH-IN OK so last week I took a solid 1.5 pound drop by simply not eating out the two days before weighing in. My stats were 205.6@23%. Going below 205 seemed pretty reasonable for this morning. **THIS PAST WEEK I a... Read more

Finally Broke the 206-209 rut

Saturday, April 19, 2014      8 comments

The grading system that I've been doing has been helpful. I've been exercising and walking regularly. That has been definitely making a difference in my muscle tone, energy level and general health. Eating is always a struggle when working ou... Read more

Report Card 2014.04.05: (Hi C)

Saturday, April 05, 2014      6 comments

Nutrition (1.0): ate so many of the healthy foods I didn't bother counting Exercise (0.9): Weight (0.0): still above 205. BodyFat (0.2): up to 23% Total: (2.1) Grade: C (grading chart below signature) **EXERCISE (0.9): Exerci... Read more


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