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Then it happened...
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      4 comments

Every morning has been a showdown with my scale. We face each other, and a sense of mutual distaste floats in the air. Day after day, that pancake of plastic, metal, and gears has drawn first and leveled a blow to my self-esteem. Today, I won... Read more
Extra Motivation
Monday, March 04, 2013      4 comments

Extra motivation for today. These are two pictures of me from about 10 years ago. I had just lost about 100 lbs. I felt great, and I had a lot of confidence. I can do this again. ... Read more
Showdown with the Scale
Monday, March 04, 2013      1 comments

The other day I changed my status to, "I'm going to fling my scale out the window just to see it move." I meant it. I've been working my backside hard enough for it to start coming off by now, but, alas, the weight is still there. I've bounce... Read more
New Fitness Options
Sunday, March 03, 2013      2 comments

Exercising is my weakness. Ten years ago I dieted by only eating every other day just so I wouldn't need to workout. Of course, I lost 100 pounds and then gained it back with that misguided method. So, workout gods, I relent. I owe you a pen... Read more
Less than Perfect? Who me?
Saturday, March 02, 2013      4 comments

The bandwagon took off without me yesterday. I fell deep into the doldrums, and I couldn't rouse myself to care about anything other than just getting by. I didn't go overboard with eating. Maintaining an eating plan is not my weakness. It's... Read more
Nothin' is gonna stop me now...
Thursday, February 28, 2013      4 comments

Day Two: I wouldn't consider my newborn son to be an insurmountable force plotting against my fitness goals, but he's two for two when it comes to meddling with my workouts. Yesterday, he had been playing while I was stepping along to Les... Read more
It just clicked...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      5 comments

Day One. This is the beginning of my weight loss journey. Like every other diet I've started and failed, the words "weight loss journey" seem hollow and meaningless. I've lost a hundred pounds before just to blindly march right back up th... Read more