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Return to reality
Saturday, May 13, 2017      3 comments

I've done well for the last two weeks. In some ways it's been too easy. The food has been easy to maintain and delicious. I've enjoyed my time at the gym, i haven't had a lot of temptation that wasn't easy to look away from. The last four day... Read more
Not this again
Thursday, May 11, 2017      4 comments

This morning was my second time back at the gym. I pushed it a lot harder than yesterday but still have so far to get my conditioning back to where it w... Read more
Taking control
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      2 comments

So much of my life was spent letting life happen to me. Now it's time for me to take control and do what needs to be done to have the life I want. Su... Read more
I may stumble but i will not fall...
Saturday, May 06, 2017      2 comments

Today was my hardest day so far. I started off good but by lunch I was so hungry. I ate a healthy lunch but just felt hungry all afternoon. I carefully picked a snack that would keep me on target with my overall calories and the overall break... Read more
Day three: check!
Friday, May 05, 2017      2 comments

So today is day 3 and it went well. My calories are in range, and we took the family on a long walk after dinner. According to my fitbit it was 84 minu... Read more
Getting started
Thursday, May 04, 2017      3 comments

I managed to stay on target with my calories today even though I severely underestimated the calories in my breakfast at a restaurant this morning. Felt just a little hungry all day, but not enough to cause grumpiness or anything. I need to ge... Read more
Here I am again
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      4 comments

Every time you start again it gets harder. It's not like I don't know what to do, but it still seems so hard! Today I counted calories for the first time in nearly a year, and I was horrified by my breakfast count. I should know better as many ... Read more
So I just decided to go for it...
Sunday, January 31, 2016      5 comments

Today I jogged. I know that seems silly, but it was huge for me. I have this obnoxious knee condition that causes dislocations, which in turn leads to spraining of the ligaments. After my second major injury I became a wimp. I was constantly sca... Read more
New place, new people, new year, new me
Thursday, December 31, 2015      4 comments

It's that time. The year comes to an end and a new one begins. We all say it's time to start again! Well, count me in the mix, but not because I have nothing better to resolve to do. A year ago I anticipated an uneventful year ahead of me, ... Read more