MAGMAN's Blogs

Why I Walk
Sunday, November 28, 2010      6 comments

I suppose this is really a reminder to myself that although I need a healthier diet, it's not my only goal, or even my most important one. That distinction belongs to overall health, and regular exercise is perhaps its most important component.... Read more
30-day 10-minute Exercise Challenge: Perfection is not the Goal
Sunday, November 07, 2010      3 comments

The beat goes on... I did 4 walks in 4 days, but skipped yesterday as my still recovering broken toe began hurting. Initially I felt bad about yesterday, but I'm putting things in perspective: Today my toe feels better, and I'll be puttin... Read more
Why I Shouldn't Skip a Meal
Saturday, October 30, 2010      0 comments

Stayed late at work, so that I could go straight to a movie with friends. I didn't budget my time properly, and had no time to buy a dinner. After watching the fist movie, I was so hungry, I had to eat something, and a movie theater is one of th... Read more
Taking Time Out for Myself at Work
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      0 comments

I work in front of a computer all day (hey, it beats the meetings and some of the presentations I go to as well). I feel pretty fortunate: Since it's my own office I can listen to music (except when I really need to concentrate, which is most o... Read more
Grocery Shopping
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      1 comments

Not big news here, but a nice new behavior: I went to the store today to get some ingredients just for a recipe I saw here. Bought some brussel sprouts (yeah, I used to hate them too, but began liking them a few years ago) and some walnuts, eac... Read more
Tradeoffs: Gained Some Weight, but Eating Healthier
Saturday, October 23, 2010      4 comments

After a stunning (to me) decrease of almost 14 pounds in 3 weeks, it was not surprising to see some weight gain this week: Almost 5 pounds a week is not sustainable. Still, I would have liked to at least maintained my weight. On the positi... Read more
A Slip and A Recovery
Sunday, October 17, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I ate more (but within range) calories and fat, because I was "under" in these categories. Surprisingly, I had my first "slip" that night! I felt very hungry around 10:00pm, and, although I knew better, my food craving resulte... Read more
My First Blog
Saturday, October 16, 2010      2 comments

Not just my first blog here, but I think my first blog anywhere. I'm very pleased with the results the past three weeks. Having almost reached my goal, I may just change it! However, I am concerned how well I'll do once I reach maintenan... Read more