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  • Why losing fat sucks. (VERY, VERY LONG BLOG/ARTICLE)

    11/22/2015 6:28:02 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    I keep stating I'm going to do this or that, I plan it, I set myself up for it and... I never actually do it. I know what I need to do, follow ma... Read more

  • More Life

    11/19/2015 2:52:26 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Hm. As I was heading into work, a tomato rolls out from under my seat. "Hm, that'ld be good with my lunch today." I snagged it, and threw into ... Read more

  • Life

    11/16/2015 3:19:02 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    "Fixing Intake and Getting Hellishly Tough" I got some pretty good acronym meanings from the comments in the last post. "First I'm Getting... Read more

  • F.I.G.H.T.

    11/12/2015 12:33:36 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Like Sweetney commented on my last blog, "We gotta fight the feeling." I'm tired of being stupid and letting my surrounding control my health; ... Read more

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    11/11/2015 11:49:49 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I hate to use this analogy again, but seems fit. There are times where I'm Dr. Jekyll; smart, mostly in control, but also somewhat useless. Then ... Read more

  • Progress?

    11/11/2015 7:42:18 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    I don't think I have done enough to lose any weight yet, but I am getting more aware of what I am eating and tracking everything. Also, today I f... Read more

  • Hmm... Let's See...

    11/10/2015 12:45:30 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've been ultra busy lately and I'm probably going to busy until the end of the month, only to pick back up again in the middle of next month. Li... Read more

  • About time...

    11/4/2015 10:59:22 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Okay. I've had my fat meal. Now I can get back on track. I don't have time to log it, but here's my dinner. 5(!) packs of Nutty Bars (330 kcal e... Read more

  • Swings+mom=cardio, right?

    11/3/2015 7:07:36 PM, by SQUIGGSIE

    I spent 10 minutes pushing my boys on the swings in an alternating pattern (push left child then push right child.) this must classify as some fo... Read more

  • It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

    11/3/2015 6:34:15 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    Forgive me Spark, for I have...not exactly sinned but have been focused on things other than weight loss.. it has been three months since my last... Read more

  • Work to Failure.

    11/2/2015 10:14:51 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    I went to visit home this weekend and I finally weighed myself after about a month or so. I'm thinking "I have been doing a little better, my wei... Read more

  • Stress, Stress, Go Away...

    11/2/2015 12:46:55 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    ...I hope I never see you another day. Stress really messed me up, and I know this month is just going to pile that on. In the next few we... Read more

  • Take Control, Seek Alternatives

    10/29/2015 2:03:02 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Today, I brought in lunch, as usual. When I went to go eat it, I found that I had, somehow, grabbed a bag of salad from last week, and it was kin... Read more

  • Rewired Day 1

    10/27/2015 11:53:06 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    So, according to the Rewired workout on, I should make a letter to myself that lays out three things I want to work on during th... Read more

  • Retake the Day

    10/27/2015 11:03:39 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    After beating myself up so much yesterday, or whatever day it was, I decided to get back on track. My daily calorie intake is still slightly high... Read more

  • Attack Plan for Tomorrow.

    10/26/2015 9:20:46 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    I'm a bit tuckered out tonight, so I'm going to bed early (I could use it too, since I have an 8 AM lab class). But I need to write down what I a... Read more

  • Losing Control

    10/25/2015 10:16:32 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    It's the weekend again. As per my streak, I went so far off track that I don't even know how to track it. Peanut butter, Reese's, dark chocolate,... Read more

  • Best compliment of my life.

    10/25/2015 6:38:38 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    So, first, I wanted to say that at I started at 240 lbs and over 3 years whittled my weight down to 209 for a convention, but since i have gained... Read more

  • The Fighting Spirit!

    10/24/2015 10:52:50 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    So, I started watching some motivational music videos and starting going through a lot of Hajime no Ippo (boxing anime series, English title is T... Read more

  • What Can I Do? All of it.

    10/23/2015 12:35:50 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    "Think about 3 things that are on your bucket list. What goal would you go for if anything was possible? What can you do to feel like that in you... Read more

  • Oh-nonuts!

    10/21/2015 11:05:54 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I almost want to cover my face in shame. I was kind of proud because I was 1 calorie shy of my range. A few minutes later, I realized that I had ... Read more

  • Run, Neo, Run!

    10/21/2015 1:06:04 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I tried to exhaust myself yesterday. Kind of funny actually, because I couldn't really do it. My asthma is still there. After a minute and a half... Read more

  • Gotta go... slow?

    10/20/2015 3:01:05 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Today, I intend to see where my limit stands for the treadmill. The main thing that I want to see is the difference in ability since I started a ... Read more

  • Weekend Blunders and Winning

    10/19/2015 1:13:23 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, this weekend, I went up to visit my brother. As expected of a weekend, I ate a lot of junk. A lot of oil/fats, and it was mostly on me, as I ... Read more

  • Fighter

    10/14/2015 10:16:36 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    The cliche of being a fighter is overused in weight loss. In this case, I want to be a real fighter. I've been reading the manga "Koukou Tekken... Read more

  • The Fat Atlas

    10/14/2015 8:01:59 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Note: I'm going to be a little ADD with this post, jumping topics and whatnot. I was going to name this "Fat Guy Lifts the World" as a parody o... Read more

  • Quantity vs Quality

    10/14/2015 1:23:08 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Well, today (and yesterday) has been one of those days where quality vs quantity fight. Yesterday, I ate quite well, but my calorie count was far... Read more

  • A prescription for Slap

    10/13/2015 9:57:54 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    No, I didn't really go and get a prescription, but since I am in dietetics and in particular the "nutrition education and counseling" course, I f... Read more

  • Nothing much

    10/13/2015 2:17:13 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Short blog post today. First off, thank you for your comments yesterday! Now that I'm back onto my schedule, I think I'm alrig... Read more

  • Pffffth...

    10/12/2015 3:25:01 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I basically screwed myself up for the past week or so. One of those downward spirals. I can do better, but so easy to not do it. For example, las... Read more

  • Trouble sticking to it.

    10/11/2015 7:33:05 AM, by SHEASONJI

    I haven't been on here for a while and the scale proves it . However I'm back and working on dropping the weight. I started taking adv... Read more

  • Bad Eating Trend

    10/9/2015 8:14:29 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I keep going below my intended calorie mark (1800), because I will eat, and assume that there's more calories in it than there actually are. One ... Read more

  • Much Work, Such Wow.

    10/8/2015 2:51:17 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Lately, I've been super busy, and have been lacking in sleep. Having been on the right track for a month has embedded some good habits, such as e... Read more

  • One of those days...

    10/6/2015 9:58:13 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Today I was reminded of an old issue. When I drink something with an artificial sweetener (particularly aspartame), then do a high intensity work... Read more

  • Keep On Keepin' On!

    10/5/2015 1:21:18 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Yikes! I haven't been on here since Thursday! I had a planned weekend off, but I probably ate and drank a week's worth (or more!) calories duri... Read more

  • Knee Pain and Eating

    10/1/2015 1:11:21 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Yesterday, I had a really odd experience. During the ballroom dance class, I was bouncing on my knee because it was bothering me (hurting). Then,... Read more

  • +

    9/30/2015 11:55:55 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Long story short my knee stopped then started hurting, and this dang post keeps getting deleted before I can post it.... Read more

  • Why do I work out?

    9/29/2015 9:37:55 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    For the Sparkcoach thing, I was asked to come up with 5 reasons to workout. 1. I can workout harder next time. 2. For dem arms. 3. This belly mi... Read more

  • Not sure how to title this...

    9/29/2015 12:11:44 AM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Just more updates. I seem to do better if I post more blogs here. Anyhow, I've learned some interesting goal stuff last week and I plan to put th... Read more

  • Gotta Go Fast!

    9/28/2015 1:17:30 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I'm actually kind of surprised. There was that article I was reading that said doing cardio 5/7 - 7/7 days is fine. I've been thinking about it... Read more

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