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  • 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

  • 8/11/15

    8/11/2015 9:32:16 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, as I thought yesterday, I did overdo it. I had problems with my legs last night like crazy. Thankfully today at work so far it has been q... Read more

  • Never as easy as it sounds...

    8/11/2015 12:14:52 PM, by PLMITCH

    On my list of to-do's: Fix squeaky garage door. Solution: WD40 the wheels and hinges. Problem: The squeak is coming from track or garage doo... Read more

  • 8 months results (week late)

    8/11/2015 10:53:30 AM, by DLCJ21

    My month 8 was full of ups and downs. I weighed in as low as 309 and as high as 319. On 8/2 I weighed in at 312 putting me at 3 pounds lost for... Read more

  • Quote for Today 8/11/2015

    8/11/2015 9:39:06 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it very simply; by the lives they ... Read more

  • Long day....

    8/11/2015 12:24:57 AM, by PORTHOS75

    Seriously, exhausted. 7:30-4:00: work. 4:30-5:00: home doing last minute homework. 5:30-8:10: class. 8:30-09:00: quick snack,... Read more

  • Tomorrow is the big day

    8/10/2015 10:06:26 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    Just a quick entry. I am headed in for my surgery tomorrow morning. I have jumped through so many hoops to get here and it's kinda hard to believ... Read more

  • 8/10/15

    8/10/2015 9:08:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy this is a day of mixed emotions. I got a call that a good priest friend of mine had passed away this morning. He was diagnosed with stage 4... Read more

  • 8/9/15

    8/9/2015 10:56:26 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well thank goodness for off days. The day started off quickly, when my wife left me sleep almost too long to make it to church. But I proved th... Read more

  • 8/8/15

    8/9/2015 12:43:41 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Just another work day today. Over slept this morning, and got 8 hours sleep and did some shopping with the wife for her cold/allergy stuff. Then... Read more

  • Non-weight loss benefits of good choices....

    8/8/2015 6:43:44 PM, by PORTHOS75

    I wanted to talk for just a moment about some things I've noticed improving after just a couple weeks of better eating, exercising more (or in my... Read more

  • Day 3 - The food funerals

    8/8/2015 2:30:33 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    Day 3 - The food funerals I've done my part, I've educated myself, I've kept myself realistic. My expectations are right in line with scienc... Read more

  • 8/7/15

    8/7/2015 8:08:12 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I think that Margaret really appreciates the frame more than she would have normally. The one I bought yesterday from Walmart must have bee... Read more

  • 8/6/15

    8/6/2015 9:29:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, 39 years ago, my sweet wife made an honest man out of me. THere is no way I can thank her for all she did, when I think of the lifestyle I... Read more

  • Day 6 - surgery countdown (actually day 4 now..)

    8/6/2015 11:58:04 AM, by ON2VICTORY

    Day 6 - this is actually a day or so old now.. originally posted on Facebook.. I've been afternoon shift and have been a little late getting thin... Read more

  • Justing saying . . .

    8/6/2015 11:38:08 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Yesterday, the weather reporter said it was going to be hot this weekend. Say what!!! The temperature has been in the high nineties all week. ... Read more

  • Fighting Tempation

    8/6/2015 10:30:16 AM, by PORTHOS75

    It was a tough morning at work today. Someone brought in Dunkin' Donuts for everyone. I politely declined, which was easier than it sounds b... Read more

  • 8/5/15

    8/5/2015 11:10:18 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I need to thank all my friends out there for your support. I feel better today. Not toward the job, but towards life in general. We had anothe... Read more

  • The morning run experiment - can you support me?

    8/5/2015 3:16:38 AM, by HAKAPES

    I reflected what worked for me in the past, and what I could use from that in my new environment (see my previous blog post about Brussels). In a... Read more

  • 8/4/15

    8/4/2015 11:27:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    A friend of mine told me to find something positive about this job to focus on to let go of the things that bug me so much about it, and I guess ... Read more

  • 8/3/15

    8/3/2015 8:54:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Nothing much to report on today. I am still dragging. Although I got some things done this weekend, I still have too much on my plate. I am go... Read more

  • Tech Revolt Continues!

    8/3/2015 1:45:00 PM, by PLMITCH

    I was really hoping the tech revolt that started in July was going to be a one month thing, but alas, not the case! So far this month: - ... Read more

  • 8/2/15

    8/2/2015 10:14:46 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I think I need to start listening to my body more. I had big plans for the weekend, and most didn't get done. I ran into a snag on the digital ... Read more

  • Day 9.... Countdown to surgery....

    8/2/2015 9:14:13 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    Day 9 The countdown continues... From my highest weight when I entered the program, I am now down 21 lbs. 14 of which has been from the last... Read more

  • 8/1/15

    8/1/2015 9:33:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I am a little disappointed in myself. I didn't get anything done that I planned to do today. My furbabies are used to Mom feeding them be... Read more

  • What a workout!

    8/1/2015 7:53:43 PM, by PORTHOS75

    I helped a friend move today. He and his family were moving out of a 4 bedroom apartment to a 5 bedroom house. As you can imagine, there was... Read more

  • Tech Revolt!

    7/31/2015 10:03:03 PM, by PLMITCH

    So let me think of all the devices that revolted this week: work laptop, my wife's laptop, my running watch, my Fitbit! Let's hope next week tha... Read more

  • 7/31/15

    7/31/2015 9:14:35 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this weekend I am baching it since Margaret went to Kansas City to see the kids, and my older son has gone up to Chicago for the weekend. I... Read more

  • 7/30/15

    7/30/2015 10:45:01 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I got good news and bad news on the job front today. I don't have to work Sunday, as it was a volunteer shift on 2nd on Sunday and they did... Read more

  • Pretty decent start

    7/30/2015 10:07:50 AM, by PORTHOS75

    I'm now down about 12 pounds from when I started. A couple weeks ago I started tracking my food again. Saturday I started going to the ... Read more

  • 7/29/15

    7/29/2015 10:51:07 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy another hot one today. Didn't do too much today, short of some house cleaning before work, and I grilled some meat for the rest of the week,... Read more

  • Day 13... countdown to surgery

    7/29/2015 9:22:34 PM, by ON2VICTORY

    Day 13 This begins my countdown to surgery, my big day. I want to document the days leading up to and the days post op. So much really isn't... Read more

  • FitBit

    7/29/2015 3:24:37 PM, by PORTHOS75

    I picked up a FitBit HR Charge on Monday. I really enjoy the "live" tracking of Resting Metabolic Rate, steps, and calories burned vs. calor... Read more

  • A little update

    7/29/2015 3:21:20 PM, by JEREMYM

    i still like to blog but I have bloggers block. Here... Read more

  • 7/28/15

    7/28/2015 11:05:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this has been a long hot day. I got up at 7:30 when my friend who was changing my windshield got to my house. He wanted to do it before it... Read more

  • Almost there...

    7/28/2015 9:42:58 PM, by PLMITCH

    My start date back to work is tomorrow -- Wednesday, July 29. 182 days from when I got my notice. Thankfully that was not my last day -- that w... Read more

  • Her Eyes Have Seen the Glory...

    7/28/2015 7:58:43 AM, by BOSS61

    The things we take for granted with respect to our health... today's example is vision. So my Mom goes and finally has long-awaited and long... Read more

  • 7/27/15

    7/27/2015 9:14:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy was it hot today. 98 degrees with a 90% humidity. My windshield picked up two rocks last week and now my windshield has three cracks going... Read more

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