Who turned on the bright light?
Thursday, May 17, 2012      12 comments

Suddenly I feel like there's a spotlight on me. I was apparently named SP's Motivator of the Day and people are paying attention to my dusty corner of SP. I HAVE been checking in on some of you out there, following your journey and giving enco... Read more
Just a brief update
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      16 comments

I'm stuck in neutral. I'm doing a few things well and a lot of things not so well. The Good - I'm eating primarily vegan - I'm eating lots of fruits and vegetables - I'm keeping the amount of processed foods I eat down - I'm keepin... Read more
Soup - Everything but the kitchen sink
Friday, September 30, 2011      7 comments

When people hear that I follow a mostly (other than 1 meal a week) vegan diet, they often seem to think that I am deprived. Of course, those that have tasted my wife's cooking know differently. My journey has been so much easier and more pleas... Read more
Trigger Foods
Friday, September 23, 2011      10 comments

1. Pasta, particularly spaghetti 2. Mashed Potatoes 3. Peanut butter 4. Nuts 5. Salty snack foods in general 6. Cookies and other sweets 7. Free Food Overall, my trigger foods are fairly healthy, in limited quantities. I... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge Commitment - Go Starfish!
Friday, September 23, 2011      8 comments

I will exercise a minimum of 1 hour per day. I will try to reach 2 hours at least 3 days out of the week. I will do EA Active 2. I will do squats, pushups and crunches 3 times per week. I will do 1 new SP workout each day. I will run... Read more
Letters to Myself
Friday, September 23, 2011      9 comments

My weight is up some and I am frustrated. Too often I'm just deciding that I'm hungry and eating more than I need to. On top of that, I'm not getting enough serious cardio exercise. It's really too bad, because these pushups, squats and crunc... Read more
Stage Fright!
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      21 comments

So, I haven't blogged for a long time. I've still been around, I've tried to check in on others and be there to cheer and/or encourage and to do the same thing for myself as well. But, I have had stage fright concerning writing another blog. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 150 Pounds Lost - There is no stopping me
Friday, July 01, 2011      389 comments

I liked this picture so much, I'm using it twice! When I started trying to lose weight, I didn't really have any specific goal on how much weight I wanted to lose.... Read more
What Is and What Should Never Be
Thursday, May 19, 2011      17 comments

I've been stuck around the same weight for two months now. It is my fault, I am not applying myself fully to losing weight. Here is what is going on. (Wait, before I get into that, I wanted to share what I had when we went out for dinner ... Read more
Thursday, April 28, 2011      11 comments

I've found myself not very happy with how I've done recently. I've eaten mostly well, but had some food binges and too many days over my calories. This happened at the same time as my exercise level dropped off. I have too many nights where I... Read more
Not The Man I Used To Be - A Milestone Reached
Saturday, March 19, 2011      28 comments

No, I'm not the man I used to be. Not when I have lost just over 1/3 of my total original weight. That deserves a big Woohoo! What I've done, anyone can do. I haven't starved myself, at all. I still eat what most people would consider... Read more
Starfish Winter-1 5% Challenge Expectations and Goals
Monday, February 21, 2011      10 comments

Whew, that's a long blog title! So, I've joined the Winter-1 5% Challenge and I'm on the Starfish team. We are striving to lose 5% of our weight by the final weigh-in on April 16th. My expectations are 1. I will continue to eat a ... Read more
It feels good to feel good
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      12 comments

I've been consistently tracking my food and just eating quality, nutritious food in general. Plus, I've really done well with keeping active. I've continued my EA Active 2 workouts on high intensity. I'm now into Week 2 of the 9 week program.... Read more
28 Days Done, Starting on 9 Weeks
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      8 comments

I finished the 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge and I really enjoyed it. In fact, it was just what I needed. The videos are short and sweet, they get you moving and allow you to feel like you are accomplishing something. Then as you go along, you ar... Read more
Discovering Nick Drake
Thursday, February 03, 2011      6 comments

Sometimes I feel silly when I newly discover an artist that isn't new. In fact this artist died in 1974, so his time passed before mine was really started. But, I'm thankful I discovered him now, for I am really enjoying listening to his songs... Read more

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