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Eating good food.
Saturday, August 10, 2019      5 comments

This year we signed up with a CSA for a weekly bag of veggies. We wanted to get fresh, and not sprayed food. And from a local source that we know. We are loving the weekly bag. This week there was sweet corn, egg plant, garbanzo beans, green... Read more
In Sardinia.
Thursday, April 11, 2019      4 comments

Having a lovely time in Sardinia. Archeological sites everywhere. Today a drive from Bosa to Alghero. Along the northwest coast of Sardinia. Just beautiful. Our Airbnb host is very engaging. Has some strong opinions on what to see. Her re... Read more
Michelangelo at the end of the walk.
Thursday, August 16, 2018      7 comments

On our trip to Eastern Europe, we decided to walk a lot, and try to get in better shape. My wife had had hip replacement in December, and we flew to Europe on June 5th. I had knee replacement and had recovered well (did the rehab), but had got... Read more
Back to the Gym -
Thursday, March 16, 2017      4 comments

First day back at the gym since I had knee replacement surgery on December 2nd. Saw my doctor this week, and liked my progress. No more physical therapy. Working on re-establishing the routine of going to the gym on Monday, Wednesday, and Fri... Read more
Oh happy day.
Thursday, February 02, 2017      6 comments

On Feb. 1, my wife and I have been on the Ludwig eating plan for one year. I tried on, and got into a pair of jeans that were 4 inches smaller in the waist than when we started. Do wish I have taken body measurements when we started to have a ... Read more
What is working for us.
Monday, October 03, 2016      5 comments

My wife and I have been on the "Always Hungry Plan" by Dr Ludwig since February. Believe that we are eating much more healthy. First we cut out the deadly "whites". No processed sugar, no white flour, no white rice, and no white potatoes. Wi... Read more
Making Music with others.
Saturday, September 10, 2016      3 comments

Our band the "Orenco Ramblers" was getting pretty small with people moving on. At our peak we had 10 or 11 people playing. We were down to 4 regulars(guitar, bass, irish whistle, and celtic harp). And, unless you were fairly skilled, we tende... Read more
It's working - "Always Hungry Plan".
Friday, May 27, 2016      1 comments

Pretty happy today. I weigh once a month at the gym. At the gym today, weighted for end of 3 months on the "Always Hungry Plan". Down 5 pounds for the month, and a total of 17 pounds for the 3 months on the plan. Had also lost 3 pounds from ... Read more
Progress on the "Always Hungry" plan.
Friday, April 22, 2016      3 comments

Weighed today at the gym. On the weigh once a month or so schedule. In just over 2 months on the plan have lost 12 pounds, and gone down a size in pants. Finding it fairly easy to stay on the plan. We are mostly retired and have time to pre... Read more
Careful - best thing since sliced bread.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      5 comments

My wife and I have been on the Dr. Ludwig, "Always Hungry" plan for 7 weeks. For us, it is going great. Got rid of white rice, white potatoes, sugar, and white flour. Had a noticeable reduction in aches and pains. Don't get hungry in an hour... Read more
One month on the Always Hungry Plan.
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

Feeling great. Just go home from the gym. First time in a month because of a bad extended cold. Lost 8 pounds after being on the plan for a month. Really not hungry. Have been eating on a schedule. If waited until I was hungry, probably tw... Read more
The New Year.
Thursday, January 07, 2016      0 comments

Have been thinking whether or not I wanted to have a New Years Resolution. Most years, don't do this. Thought about a lot of different things that I could take on. One love is making music. For the last two months have been learning to play ... Read more
New Year reset
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      1 comments

From a fitness and nutrition standpoint, didn't have a good fall. Came home from the trip to Europe with left knee and right heel problems. Right heel is recovered, but probably have knee replacement in the future. So during "not getting arou... Read more
European weight loss program.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      6 comments

We just got home from a trip to Europe with my wife, and two grand daughters (14, and 18). Started in Rome in mid-June. Temperatures in the 90's mostly. Walked between 2 and 4 miles a day (most days, except when moving between locations). Pa... Read more
On the path
Monday, January 26, 2015      3 comments

After some time off, started back on tracking food, and going to the gym a week ago on Monday. For the week keep in the calorie range everyday. Went to gym Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and had some other exercise on the other days. Lost t... Read more

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