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Return of the Tuck
Saturday, October 19, 2013      1 comments

Weight gain slipped in on me over the years. Energy levels dropped, and the expansion of the belly spread.I noticed know that there is a point where your muffin top grows until you begin to resemble a woman in her later trimester. Right about ... Read more
Thursday, January 03, 2013      1 comments

Today I came across a 2 yr old photo of my self standing profile. The photo compared to my current self is not even close. TWhile discussing the change with a co worker, who also has been on a weigh loss program. My co worker has in the pa... Read more
Closing 2012
Monday, December 31, 2012      3 comments

May 1st I could not take it. I stepped on the scales and the digital display rolled up to 311.4 lbs. It was my breaking point. High blood pressure. Sleep apnea, snoring, getting winded after a few yards trot. I did not want to have these ... Read more
Me and the Red Bastard: Old School
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      4 comments

Like most boys of my generation, the men in my family did their best to indoctrinate me in all things manly. In the days prior to wide world of sports that means countless hours, watching Wide World of Sports boxing. My father preferred watchi... Read more
For the Win
Thursday, September 27, 2012      1 comments

I started this journey in March. Several co-workers started discussing all the issues they were encountering and there massive weight was behind the majority of the issues. My blood pressure was dangerously high and showing no signs of coming ... Read more
New Jeans
Sunday, September 23, 2012      2 comments

Beginning of this year, I accidentally bought a pair of jeans two sizes too small. I have not been able to squeeze my tuckus in a size 40 x32 jeans since the mid 90's . So after this morning's work out, I decided give them a shot. Slipped on ... Read more
New Plan
Saturday, September 15, 2012      2 comments

Diet jumped the track. Scale is being an obstinate jerk. So I am going to continue changing the pattern of my work out. but me and the scale are not going near one another. I will not step onto that confusing evil thing until a week from tod... Read more
Reminding myself of the victories
Sunday, September 09, 2012      3 comments

Ok the scale is being a jerk again this morning. Four pound swing in as many hours. Frustrated, as hell. My goal is to cross into the 250 pound range by the first of October. So this morning, I am rallying myself. In March I weighed 311 po... Read more
7 Rounds with the Red B*stard
Friday, September 07, 2012      6 comments

I am still trying to get off this horrid plateau. Tweaked the diet some more added some more protein. Even snuck in a little dairy. And I keep a three time a week with the punching bag. I have named him the Red B*stard. Round and round we g... Read more
Scale Induced Stress Disorder
Thursday, September 06, 2012      4 comments

Ok when I started this venture. I weighed in at work fully dressed, at 311 pounds. I set the goal for myself 240 lbs by the Close of December. I knew the goal was somewhat unrealistic but I figured a lofty goal like that meant if I somehow fe... Read more
Wins and Loses
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

Ok scale today is not cooperating giving me mixed signals. I know I am progressing feeling stronger, all my clothes fit loose. Blood pressure is down. Overall my diet is 100 times better than what it was. I slipped up today found myself i... Read more
Why I go to the gym
Sunday, September 02, 2012      2 comments

I go to drop this stubborn weight. I go to improve my health, lower my blood pressure. I go to give my the chance to move, stretch, glide, push itself a little harder than the modern 8-5 grind allows. I go for that slick, strong, liberated fee... Read more
Close of August
Friday, August 31, 2012      2 comments

Been avid about tracking all things related to this journey, August has been a good month. I have dropped thirteen pounds. I feel stronger. My blood pressure is almost in normal range. If i get my way, tonight I will log my 2000th fitness min... Read more
And my enemy's is sinus
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

Over slept this morning. Woke with my head pounding. Missing my morning trip to the gym on settled me into an even fouler mood. At first I though my allergies had suddenly inflamed , but as the day went on, I can feel the general drain of some... Read more
Altering my Heavy Bag workout
Monday, August 27, 2012      3 comments

Partially because I am sick of this 268 pound plateau I seem to be stuck on, and partially because I think I must have some serious masochistic tendencies. On the days I dont go to teh gym, I suit up in a abdomen sweat belt, sauna suit top, 2l... Read more

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