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To Fuhrman or not to Fuhrman that is the Question
Sunday, June 09, 2013      7 comments

After watching Forks or Knives, the documentary, I have really been impressed with what I've seen from a low fat vegan diet. I mean the recipes that you see in both Forks Over Knives cookbooks as well as the two Rip Esselstyn books (Engine 2 Die... Read more
Practicing the word “No”.
Sunday, June 02, 2013      4 comments

Do you ever feel like you're training yourself to understand the word "no" again. Sometimes, I truly feel as if I'm having to train my mind every time the thoughts of not doing the exercise, writing down food, wanting a freaking beer – to i... Read more
Where did all my time go?
Friday, May 31, 2013      1 comments

So I wake up yesterday, and I realize that I am halfway through my two week off time for this month and I have accomplished what feels like basically nothing. So, I decided that I will have to do what I did in medical school to cram for an ... Read more
The first 28 days of my next 60 day challenge
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      1 comments

As I posted yesterday, I have decided to breakdown my next 60 day challenge into the first 28 days and the second 28 days (lust like rehab - OK bad joke!). And yes I know that 28+28 equals 56 not 60 so maybe I'll have a 4 day challenge at the en... Read more
60 Day Challenge Goals Stated - Sum up
Monday, May 27, 2013      1 comments

Below are the results of my FIRST 60 day challenge. The things I am most proud of: 1) Some Weight Loss 2) I have almost finished proofing my non-fiction book 3) I rode my bike 108 fricking miles! OK, this I am probably most proud of. ... Read more
I finished the First Draft of my first book!
Monday, April 22, 2013      3 comments

I know I haven’t been blogging much here lately – I have been at times busy and other times lazy. My exercise is coming along fairly well and I should be yup to speed by the end of the 60 day challenge. My weight is coming off slowly –... Read more
60 Day Challenge Goals Stated - Updated with week 1 results
Sunday, March 31, 2013      1 comments

60 day Challenge What I want to see at the end of 60 days 20 lbs down – 4.2 lbs Increased endurance and flexibility Writing Nonfiction book – Second draft in Schivener Fiction book All characters Plot Storybo... Read more
60 Day Challenge Goals Stated
Sunday, March 24, 2013      3 comments

When you write it down, make it reasonable and have steps to get there - it is so much easier to accomplish. Sorry if it's confusing - I am struggling with what I see on the word processer and what it look's like on the blog. What I want to... Read more
Celebrating what I did accomplished this time off
Friday, March 15, 2013      2 comments

Celebrating what I HAVE accomplished I have a rather odd work schedule – technically it’s a fulltime job but it is separated into a 2 week period (336 hours) of working and a 2 week period (336 hours) of not working. When I am working run t... Read more
Week #2 weigh in
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      1 comments

I struggled this week. My weight loss this week was 0.4 lbs so I gained 4 lbs. My problem was mostly eating. I walked most days but ate things that were not as low fat and low sodium. I also didn’t document as I had been doing. So to get ... Read more
Week #1 weigh in
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      2 comments

OK and the number is ......................... 4.4 lbs off. Yeah, I know there is alot of water coming off this week and I’m OK with that - Frankly I don’t care what it is as long as it’s off my body. I struggled quite a bit this week.... Read more
Exercise Plan Jan and Feb of 2013
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      0 comments

I will start with some Biggest Loser DVDs I have. I prefer to use these right now versus Jillian Michaels or Bob Harper individual programs because I am feeling so out of shape right now I need to see some larger people doing the exercise and th... Read more
Blog #1 This Year’s Eating Plan
Monday, January 07, 2013      1 comments

I have fallen off the diet wagon yet one more time. Now, I have gained a few more pounds and up to 272 at this time. Luckily, I saw the movie Forks Over Knives and got inspired again. As a physician, I was very impressed with the res... Read more