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This time it has to work my life depends on it.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      1 comments

Well maybe that is a little bit of a dramatic title. Yet it is true. I have struggled with weight for a long time and have had past success in losing it but like many of us here it is a bit of a roller coaster ride. I have a bad back, bad knees,... Read more
I'm disappointed in you Sparkpeople (the company not the members)
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      2 comments

I just sent this email to Spark. If you agree with me and also paid for the app please pass on your disappointment to Sparkpeople. Their email is support@sparkpeople.com ----------- I purchased the android app a few months ago and today ... Read more
Weird walk
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      4 comments

My schedule had me walking today. Doing the walk my way 5k program and today I only needed to walk 30 minutes. I didn't really want to do it today but the more I thought about it the more I felt like just get it over with. I was actually startin... Read more
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      3 comments

10 lbs. gone after 2 1/2 weeks. I know the pace will slow down but was not expecting that much that fast. I figured a month for that not a couple weeks. I have been down this road many times but this time is different. It feels different. I... Read more
NSV for today's exercise
Thursday, February 20, 2014      5 comments

I wasn't feeling all that great today. I think mostly from a lack of sleep. Just kept waking up every hour or so. Anyway I do the 5k my way walking program and I planned on doing a walk today. I only needed 25 minutes but it is very windy puttin... Read more
1st exercise of my new start
Saturday, February 08, 2014      4 comments

It was only 10 minutes, it was only the exercise bike, it was on the lowest resistance setting, it was painful, my legs felt like jelly after. HOWEVER, I got it done, now I know I can do it. My knees hurt the entire time. I was able to find... Read more
I am broken and its time to fix me for good
Friday, February 07, 2014      6 comments

Once upon a time I weighed 170lbs. Of course I also had a bike glued to my ass, either mountain or road, I was always on it. If it was to get some where or just because I loved to ride, if I wasn't on my bike something was wrong. Then I luckily ... Read more
A letter to myself
Friday, August 03, 2012      5 comments

Dear Mike, What the hell is your problem? Do not want to enjoy the things you do? I thought you wanted to get back on the bike, start hiking, just being more active. You wanted to get back down to your "normal weight" in time for the family... Read more
SO true
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      4 comments

Just leap and you will find your reward. If you stumble get up and do it again and again one of these times WILL be the last time you have to get up again.... Read more
Ok get over it and move on!
Friday, June 29, 2012      10 comments

Ok it has been a real bad week. About a month ago, maybe a little more, I increased my calorie range to make up for the amount of calories I was burning. My weight lose stayed the same so it seemed to be working, and it was. Well after eat... Read more
Good Day, free circus tickets, and a bunch of food victories
Friday, June 08, 2012      3 comments

Wife brought home pizza for dinner and I stayed away from it and had a Mcdonalds chicken salad. We went to the circus tonight and I had a bottle of water and no junk food. I took a Fiber One bar with me just in case and never needed it. Alt... Read more
5 month progress report
Sunday, June 03, 2012      3 comments

Goal: 170 lbs Start: January 3, 2012 @ 263 lbs. Today: June 3, 2012 weighed in at 231.8 lbs Stats: 31.2 lbs and 33.5% released and 61.8 lbs. to go. 32.8 lbs. to Onderland The weight is coming off but I would like to be exercising a b... Read more
Monday, May 21, 2012      3 comments

My back is acting up again. No surprise there I was a little sore from starting strength training last week. On top of that I have been working in the yard repairing a fence and trying to get ahead of the weeds before they get out of control. Th... Read more
It doesn't help
Thursday, May 17, 2012      4 comments

What a lousy day. I don't know what is going on with her but my 4 year old has had a huge attitude problem lately. If she doesn't get her way look out. Today was probably the worst day so far. I was watching for the cops to show up she threw suc... Read more
restaurant victory times 2
Sunday, May 13, 2012      5 comments

Well not as good as red Lobster the day before but still not too bad. At lunch I had a chicken enchilada with green chili, rice, and a chicken taco with a corn shell. We then went for Ice cream at Marble Slab and while not that great I got fat f... Read more

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