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Weigh-In 07/23/2016: For the Last Time.....
Saturday, July 23, 2016      3 comments

**THE GOAL 204.x by 7/23!! #today **THIS WEEK Ate well and got in some great exercise classes. Full hour of Pilates and 45 minutes of Spinning. The hungries came back in droves. When I exercise heavily the hunger never really ... Read more
A Tale of Two 203s
Tuesday, July 19, 2016      3 comments

**CONTROVERSIAL THINGS I have said some really controversial things. Stuff very counter-culture to this site. They make one think. They frustrate, even vex sometimes. They're views that one doesn't want to hear, but can't help addressing. ... Read more
Weigh-In 07/16/2016: Good Week This Week, But...
Saturday, July 16, 2016      6 comments

**SHORT TERM GOAL 204.x by 7/23 (or 7/30 if I miss next week) **THIS WEEK Ate really well. Ate 2 cucumbers. Will buy 3 this week. Have been trying to eat out a lot less (especially later in the week). Have been seriously reducing... Read more
Stagnancy: The Silent Killer
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      9 comments

One of my main mantras is this, "Life is not f(x), it's dY/dx" (*). It's not really where one is in life that matters most, rather it's in what direction one's life is going. This is especially the case with weight loss. **SUCCESS: Gi... Read more
Weigh-In 07/09/2016: I **REALLY** Needed This One
Saturday, July 09, 2016      8 comments

$$THIS WEEK I ate really well. have started stabilizing a lot of foods and food types (salsa or tomato sauce every day, at least 2-4 servings of whole grains, etc.) Worked out 4 times this week. Did have a few days where I regretted not... Read more
Trent's First Motivation Blog: THAT food
Monday, July 04, 2016      2 comments

**THAT FOOD We all have at least one. It's not that food that we love. It's not a food that curls our lips and triggers a gag reflex. Not only isn't it a food that we dislike, it's actually a food that we kind of enjoy...when we get around ... Read more
Weigh-In 07/02/2016: Perfectly "Meh"
Saturday, July 02, 2016      6 comments

**THIS WEEK** Eating:: Got totally nailed with a project Monday morning that took me straight through Wednesday late afternoon. On the plus side, I didn't eat out during that time, but..... Exercise:: Did not work out or get in as many... Read more
Weigh-In 06/25/2016: 1 Month Until Goal
Saturday, June 25, 2016      3 comments

**GOAL: 204.x By 7/23 Ultimately I'm looking to go below 205 by the end of July. There's an event on the 23rd that I've been planning to go to for awhile that I've been looking forward to. How much more perfect would it be to have just hit ... Read more
Wait, That's Right! I'm a......
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      6 comments

SP MOTIVATOR AWARD Recently a dear SparkFriend, all of whom I love very much was given a SP Motivator award. I'm not going to call her out by name, but if you look through my friends it will likely *dawn* on you which one based on her *succes... Read more
Weigh-In 06/18/2016: 4 Pounds Next Week!!
Saturday, June 18, 2016      6 comments

THIS WEEK (DIET) Overall did OK in the beginning. The big thing was eating out Wednesday, Thursday and Yesterday. Thursday was a much larger meal than the other two. And yesterday I ate out later than I usually do on Friday. "Threw the... Read more
Weigh-In 06/11/2016: Attack of the Hungries
Saturday, June 11, 2016      7 comments

**THIS PAST WEEK Eating was good. I tracked for a couple of days to get a baseline. Exercised 5 times, very intensely. **THE HUNGRIES I know that the workouts are starting to pay off because of Wednesday. After 4 straight days of ... Read more
This Week, I'm Trying......
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      6 comments

--THE HOLY GRAIL Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight has had this experience at least once (usually many times). They get a piece of advice which is considered the holy grail of weight loss. It's the Rosetta stone. The advice is given ... Read more
Weigh-In 06/04/2016: 8 Ounces None the Poorer
Saturday, June 04, 2016      5 comments

**THIS WEEK........ The midweek(s) showed expected amount of resistance. Was down an ounce or two. Frankly I made the mistake of changing my workout too much too fast (will likely blog about it midweek). This lead to me only working ou... Read more
Yeah, I rewarded myself.....With Food!!
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      6 comments

OK, so here's how I know that I am going to succeed. Not because I am making some religious effort to eat better and exercise more. It's because I am changing my life for the better. **THIS MORNING I had one of those meetings (one se... Read more
Weigh-In 05/28/2016: And *Boom* Goes the Dynamite
Saturday, May 28, 2016      9 comments

**6 WEEKS AGO I started back on SP in mid April. Though my official first weigh-in back was 212.8, I had been floating more around 214/215. **LAST WEEK I ate out a grand total of twice and could feel the difference. Less cheap carbs l... Read more

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