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  • My post bariatric goals

    8/27/2015 10:59:59 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    I just realized that EVERY goal for the outco... Read more

  • 8/16/15

    8/27/2015 9:41:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Best made plans. Just once in a while I wish my plans would work out. Well the plant has been down all day and was down for 1 1/2 shifts yester... Read more

  • I'm not normally one to toot my own horn but....

    8/27/2015 1:25:39 PM, by PORTHOS75

    *toot* Final grades for the semester have officially been posted, and I officially have a 4.0 for the semester! That will bring my over... Read more

  • Job Interview....Rain

    8/27/2015 9:34:02 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    Tuesday, I have my job interview over the phone. It went GREAT!! If they offered me the job, I would leave today and never look back. Only dow... Read more

  • 8/26/15

    8/26/2015 11:46:39 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I got woke up this morning at 8:00 telling me that 2ns shift was going to happen as supposed to. I didn't know or care that they had probl... Read more

  • 8/25/15

    8/25/2015 8:13:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, this has been a busy day. I woke up early and couldn't fall back to sleep, so I got up and tackled a couple jobs on the list. But I am fi... Read more

  • Day 14 Post Bariatric Surgery: update

    8/25/2015 5:43:38 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    Day 14 Post Bariatric Surgery: So far everything has really improved rapidly. It seems like every day is better and less discomfort. Tomorro... Read more

  • Recovering from lapses in judgement, and other random musings.....

    8/25/2015 4:49:02 PM, by PORTHOS75

    Well, according to the scale on Sunday, I had gained 7 pounds since mid-way through last week, likely as a result of my crazy, bad decision fille... Read more

  • Quote for Today 8/25/2015

    8/25/2015 11:53:08 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Photo from Blue Cure Night Run's post in Blue Cure Night Run - Houston Read more

  • Jobs, Therapy & PTSD

    8/25/2015 11:22:02 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    After thinking about it yesterday, I made the choice not to work two full time jobs. The Cons outweighed the Pros. Being there for my family wa... Read more

  • 8/24/15

    8/24/2015 8:13:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I didn't finish the grass today. My wife has had this awful cough for the whole month of August. They thought it was her allergies and h... Read more

  • I have got to be crazy`

    8/24/2015 10:15:55 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    I can't believe that I am even thinking about doing this again. For three months this year, I worked two full time jobs. I managed it. Eating ... Read more

  • 8/23/15

    8/23/2015 11:02:41 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy my days off go so quick. We went to church, and I went bright-eyed and bushy tailed since I got off work early and got home early. After ch... Read more

  • 8/23/15

    8/23/2015 11:02:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy my days off go so quick. We went to church, and I went bright-eyed and bushy tailed since I got off work early and got home early. After ch... Read more

  • 8/22/15

    8/22/2015 9:00:18 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, there is a God. I really didn't want to work today, and I came to work to a mess and a half. There was a great part shortage so we have t... Read more

  • Rough night!

    8/22/2015 5:41:55 PM, by PORTHOS75

    So yesterday I went over my calorie range for the first time in about a month. Mostly from Tequila and beer. It was one of those "I'm ... Read more

  • 8/21/15

    8/21/2015 8:42:39 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I have really been getting down on myself about all the things I am getting behind on. So today I sat down and wrote a list of things I need to ... Read more

  • Onederland.....AGAIN

    8/21/2015 3:40:02 PM, by MUDDHOSS

    This being my FOURTH journey in weightloss, I am reaching that point again. I have been doing this for 15 years and still cant seem to find what... Read more

  • First plateau reached....

    8/21/2015 2:49:50 PM, by PORTHOS75

    I've been hovering right around the same weight for about a week now. This is totally expected, from past experience I've learned that I ten... Read more

  • Shaking hands with my inner athlete

    8/21/2015 11:13:41 AM, by ON2VICTORY

    Last night was nothing but pure excitement. The only way I can describe it is something like a post surgery power surge. I had all of this energy... Read more

  • 8/20/15

    8/20/2015 9:43:00 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Thankful Thursday is here again. Well as much as I have to complain about, I have double the amount to be thankful for. WIth a wonder family, m... Read more

  • Post bariatric recovery tips...

    8/20/2015 2:13:17 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    Post bariatric recovery tips... Thank you, thank you, thank you for all of the PM's and encouragement you sent on my personal FB and here. Y... Read more

  • 8/19/15

    8/19/2015 11:32:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a busy day. Got woke up again by the phone, and couldn't go to sleep after that. But it was good because I was meeting a friend for lunch t... Read more

  • 8/18/15

    8/18/2015 9:31:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Not a special day but it was a good day. I got chores done at home before work, and got my exercise in before work, and work has been quiet. Go... Read more

  • 8/17/15

    8/17/2015 9:31:00 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, there was little fallout. Yet. From what I understand the guy I spoke up for, has filed a grievance against his TL. My boss had a talk w... Read more

  • WEEK 1, post surgery update

    8/17/2015 6:31:47 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    WEEK 1, post surgery update This has been an interesting week for sure. I am finally feeling more like my normal self and can think without ... Read more

  • The Old Man and the School

    8/17/2015 12:05:33 PM, by PORTHOS75

    Not a diet or exercise log, but just some musing on going back to college at 40. Education has been a lot like weight loss for me. There hav... Read more

  • Foggy Monday

    8/17/2015 11:55:52 AM, by LUKEDADDY

    No, it is not foggy here in Colorado. Like any other August day, the sun is shining and it is going to be warm and beautiful. The Fog is ... Read more

  • Quote for Today 8/17/2015

    8/17/2015 10:33:53 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will ... Read more

  • 8/15/15

    8/16/2015 10:37:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well my quiet evening didn't end that way last night. I was running some price labels down to finishing last night and I heard a TL yelling at o... Read more

  • Goodbye, 390's, 380's, and 370's, and hello 360's.

    8/16/2015 5:10:42 PM, by PORTHOS75

    When I first weight in at the beginning of this re-re-re-re-redo of getting healthier, I was 385. At at least one point prior to that (when ... Read more

  • Quote for Today 8/16/2015

    8/16/2015 11:51:53 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray wh... Read more

  • Recovering and doing well now.

    8/16/2015 12:37:47 AM, by ON2VICTORY

    I have finally recovered enough that I can keep my thoughts together for more than a few minutes at a time. In short, I wouldn't wish the first 7... Read more

  • 8/15/15

    8/15/2015 10:57:19 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Last work day of the week! Finally! 2 1/2 hours left! Had to get up early today to have our pictures taken for the Parish Pictorial Directory,... Read more

  • I hate to crab but...

    8/14/2015 10:33:55 PM, by PLMITCH

    So good news I've returned to the working world, but 2.5 weeks in and still dealing with what I would consider to be "red tape" kind of issues th... Read more

  • 8/14/15

    8/14/2015 1:04:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this is definitely different, posting my blog in the daytime. Usually I am playing beat the clock in the evening to do it. For those who h... Read more

  • Good day!

    8/14/2015 12:30:55 AM, by PORTHOS75

    Let me lay down the reason why today was relatively awesome. 1. Made it to work on time, in contrast to the crapfest that was yesterday morn... Read more

  • 8/13/15

    8/13/2015 8:38:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Gee whiz, time flies. My grandson is 2 months old. I completely forgot it with as busy as i have been, but my son sent 2 month pictures. Today... Read more

  • Long Day: The Sequel.

    8/13/2015 12:41:45 AM, by PORTHOS75

    10pm local time. I was up until almost 3am this morning doing homework and studying for finals. Because I'm way too old to be doing th... Read more

  • 8/12/15

    8/12/2015 9:29:20 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, my wife's dog (notice how I call her my wife's dog) decided to go investigating the neighborhood this morning. That in itself is not a big... Read more

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