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Weekend stuff.
Sunday, May 17, 2009      1 comments

Weekend highlights: Nothing too exciting, but positive and fun overall. Saw some out of town relatives. Went to Denny's with in-town relatives. Had two eggs, hash browns and dry toast. Pretty good for their lame menu. Went for a walk... Read more
My fitness coach, 50 miles, and nose hair.
Friday, May 15, 2009      2 comments

So as I continute to get OLDER AND OLDER, I admitted to myself that it was time to get a nose hair trimmer. Yuck. So quick version of the story: I used it, it worked great. And then days later I realized I had nose stubble. Sharp, pointy l... Read more
Confessions of a biking newb.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      3 comments

Bike riding is a solo experience for me. I ride alone, or with my daughter. But I don't belong to a bike club, or ride with friends, or ride in events. Not that I wouldn't, it just so happens I usually ride alone. I bought my bike a coup... Read more
The mirror surprised me.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      0 comments

Have you ever been at the mall, or someplace where you suddenly see a full-length reflection of yourself that you didn't expect? Sometimes your reaction is "Hey! I look pretty good today." And sometimes your reaction is "Ugh! Is THAT wha... Read more
Eat pizza, lose weight!
Monday, May 11, 2009      5 comments

So I wrote this big long blog entry about how I never eat pizza anymore, but then I at SIX pieces of pizza on Sunday. I was all set to have to apologize to my Wii Fit at this... Read more
Biking at the Henry Ford Estates
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      2 comments

I love riding my bike. But my neighborhood is not very bike-friendly. There's a ton of traffic, and bike riders are rare, so no one ever keeps an eye out for you. Most times I can only bike in the evenings. Wearing reflective gear is no... Read more
Monday, April 27, 2009      1 comments

On my one day off this week, I couldn't relax, I had a ton of over-due yardwork to do. When I looked out into the yard, there were so many violets in every crack, so many dandelions in the lawn and along the fenceline. I felt overwhelmed. ... Read more
Sita Sings The Blues - WOW!
Thursday, April 23, 2009      1 comments

There's an old singer I like from 20s named Annette Hanshaw. When I did some searching for her last week, I found an animated movie that features a lot of her songs. Sita Sings The Blues is an animated retelling of the Ramayana, with some ... Read more
The girl at the Thai Restaurant said she never sees me anymore.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      2 comments

And I had to agree. I told her I could eat Thai food every day, but there's so much cream and rice, that it makes me fat. She laughed. And even she had to admit that she can't eat it every day. It wasn't uncommon that I would eat there... Read more
I got a haircut, and I feel like a hundred dollars.
Saturday, April 18, 2009      3 comments

And that about sums it up, I guess. ... Read more
Biking up to the record store.
Friday, April 17, 2009      1 comments

Last night around 7:30, I got a text from a pal that there was a new record out by Silversun Pickups this week. I was pretty excited to hear this news. So I biked up and back to the record store, about 9.4 miles. Pretty good for me, and only ... Read more
A nice bike ride to the post office...
Thursday, April 16, 2009      1 comments

Last night was a beautiful evening. So I rode my bike up to the post office to put my taxes into the mail. It was my first real bike ride of the season. Just under 5 miles. I wore my heart monitor, just for fun. And I was happy to see t... Read more
I bumped up my weight loss goal. Sure, why not.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009      1 comments

In the past 6-8 weeks, I've made progress that I'm pleased with. I'm down around 15 lbs. And I noticed that my little weight loss ticker was almost 25% complete! Wow! So I was happy about this. My goal was 220. And believe me, I'll be ... Read more
A nice, light Easter
Monday, April 13, 2009      1 comments

Easter is the holiday where the family comes to my house for breakfast. I make a bunch of frittatas, usually with sausage, onions, asparagus, or a combination of them.
ittata I had been avo... Read more
My personal Fat Chart in Excel format.
Friday, April 10, 2009      0 comments

In May of 2006, I challenged my co-workers to lose some weight. We began weighing in every Wednesday morning. I kept the chart going off and on for the past three years. It's called The Fat Chart. We all fell off the bandwagon for a long tim... Read more

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