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Gym and Yoga so far successful.
Thursday, June 30, 2016      1 comments

New diet plan not so. Did 40 minutes at the gym on Monday. Then, tonight I did three segments of new yoga session, For diet plan, I am actually up 1.4 lbs from last week when I started. Still hangin' in there. Could be partly due to exces... Read more
Gym Tomorrow
Monday, June 27, 2016      7 comments

Then DDP yoga on Wednesday. The yoga will be important to get my balance back and walking better. Also, started my new eating plan last Wednesday. So far, no real weight loss. Probably to tweak it a little. Looking forward to this... Read more
Minute Rice, part 2.
Friday, June 24, 2016      8 comments

Many people wrote asking about my contacting of Spark Guy, Chris, about the MInute Rice ads that appear on the top of a lot of the searches we do for healthy eating. It was bothersome to me and many others that these ads are for a product with d... Read more
New Weight Loss Plan/New Exercise Plan starting on Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      8 comments

I had heard about my 80 year old uncle having success with a new eating plan, and decided to adopt it to myself. So I went to a nutritionist on Monday to help me implement it. I will eat as follows: Protein and carbohydrates with three meals in... Read more
Saw myself in a mirror while sitting at a styling shop tonight.
Thursday, June 16, 2016      13 comments

I looked as big as a house. I was feeling good keeping my weight under 300. (I'm 6'4"). But I really didn't have a clue as to how big I was. I think tomorrow I will set up an appt. with a nutritionist. I didn't want to go on a weight loss plan.... Read more
Minute Rice? Really?
Monday, June 13, 2016      12 comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote to Spark Guy, Chris, about the ever present ads for Minute Rice at the top of our "healthy" articles. Minute Rice is a polished rice, usually white, that is about the unhealthiest thing you can eat. It is like eati... Read more
Bad news: Bought a bag of Ruffles last night and a small chip dip.
Sunday, June 12, 2016      10 comments

Good news: It is the next night, and I have not finished the bag. This bag of chips (9 oz) will last three days.... Read more
TV is a Series of Cheap Thrills!! part II
Thursday, June 09, 2016      4 comments

Totally titillated is the person who buys all of the products, watches all of the leading shows, and participates in all of the leading activities that TV attempts to get one involved in. They have the car, the smart phone, maybe a laptop and a... Read more
TV is a Series of Cheap Thrills!!
Thursday, June 09, 2016      9 comments

And that is what the producers use to get you to watch the shows and commercials. It is a temporary boost of excitation sent to you over and over again. It's what gets you to watch for hours and hours. These titillation points affect the brain... Read more
Anyone familiar with Statin Myopathy and exercise?
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      6 comments

I have a form of statin myopathy where even when off statins for years, I have weakness and fatigue in my leg muscles. I've read that there have been a couple of studies done on athletes with said myopathy. They found that when these athletes ... Read more
I've Had Enough!!
Monday, May 30, 2016      14 comments

Enough that is, of weighing 290 lbs. I've been here or 5 to 10 lbs more for the last almost 20 years. That has been my maintenance level after a 40 lb weight loss. But I have problems now with being at this weight. I can't do the things I want ... Read more
Eighteen Characteristics You Don't Want to See in a Person Seeking the Highest Office in the Land:
Saturday, May 21, 2016      9 comments

Name caking that more aptly describes the name caller rather than the person he has castigated. Muddying up the issues instead of contributing to their clarification. Using tired mantras to obfuscate the issues. Using phony excuses and... Read more
The new data that comes out on weight loss is always full of such certainty.
Saturday, May 14, 2016      9 comments

A recent large scale study showed that weight loss with any staying power is nearly impossible. And it essentially said don't waste your time on weight loss, because you practically can't be successful. I wrote a blog about that putting to rest ... Read more
Remember that annoying presidential candidate I was avoiding?
Friday, May 13, 2016      9 comments

Well, I"M BACK. I realized to a very strong extent that if you ignore annoying (and might I add dangerous) political candidates, they might just sneak into office. It is important to keep fighting them even if is only through online comments and... Read more
There is a certain political candidate...
Thursday, May 12, 2016      9 comments

the most insulting one we have ever had, who is so annoying that I just want to outright avoid him. Yet the only way I can is by avoiding the news. Boycotting him would mean boycotting the news entirely. That's the only way I can see of stayin... Read more

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