June 10 lb challenge!!!
Friday, May 30, 2008      0 comments

I'm taking on a 10 lb challenge for June. I know I can do it, because I'm quite overweight and actually lost 10 lbs in April without too much effort. Mostly it's all about working out. We'll see how I do!! I'll weigh in on the 1st and pos... Read more
I eat when I'm tired...
Thursday, May 29, 2008      3 comments

In trying to identify situations in which I eat for emotional reasons, I have found at least one. I eat when I’m tired. I would die of embarrassment if someone from work found this…and they probably will. But the other night, I was very ti... Read more
Goal met!! I've lost 10% of my body weight!!
Friday, May 23, 2008      6 comments

Yay! Today I met my very first mini goal!!!! It was to lose 10% of my body weight, a feat which in itself is going to be an awesome health improvement!!! My starting weight was 268 and now I'm 239.5!!!! (minus 28.5 lbs!) Yay me! I... Read more
I've been away for a while...but I'm back now.
Saturday, May 17, 2008      1 comments

I need to work out today. I've had a rough May with my cat attacking me (ending in some serious infection) followed by bronchitis. I couldn't move without coughing. Now I can and I need to get back on the wagon. I don't think I've gained... Read more
I am no longer "morbidly obese"!!!!
Thursday, May 08, 2008      3 comments

When I started my journey at 268lbs, I was classified with a BMI of 40.7, which is morbidly obese. Today I checked my BMI and it is 36.6 (at 241lbs). That is in the "obese II" category. Severely obese. My next mental goal is 229. Th... Read more
Vacation Challenge Met!!!! (Sort of!)
Friday, May 02, 2008      0 comments

So, my challenge was to take a 10 day vacation and not gain weight. Well, I went to Florida, hit three different Irish pubs in three days, drank lots of beer and ate of lots of Irish food. Didn't log a single morsel of food. SW: 244 EW: ... Read more
Vacation Challenge!!!
Thursday, April 24, 2008      0 comments

I'm on vacation until the 30th. I weighed in today at 244. My challenge is to NOT gain any weight while on vacation!! I'm going to try to stay active and keep up the good work. I'll report back later with the results. I'm praying for lot... Read more
Hardee's Breakfasts ~ Oh you're killing me!!!
Tuesday, April 22, 2008      1 comments

So, I used to have an addiction to Hardee's breakfast food. I would normally get a medium Bacon, Egg, and Cheese combo with sweet tea. At least half the time I'd get a "large" combo. I hardly ever got the bacon, because after all, bacon is fat... Read more
Jogging - First step to getting fit?
Wednesday, April 16, 2008      1 comments

So today, after talking to a fire fighter friend, he suggested that instead of interval training, I try jogging as long as I can, no matter how slow to build up my endurance. Well, I did it today! I walked/jogged for 50 minutes and I jogged a 1... Read more
Started smoking again...CRAP!
Tuesday, April 15, 2008      1 comments

I can't blame this on the diet, but I started smoking again. I'm an on again off again smoker for the past 16 years. I used to smoke 2.5 packs a day, then quit. Now I just smoke whenever I have some drinks, but lately, more than that. I do... Read more
A new healthy habit - Trade flavored creamer for fat free half and half!!
Tuesday, April 08, 2008      1 comments

I was looking for a way to cut some calories. Since I drink a lot of coffee, I use a lot of creamer. I've made this trade: Marshmallow Mocha Creamer: 1 tbsp = 45 calories + 2 grams fat Fat Free Half & Half: 2 tbsp = 20 calories + 0 g... Read more
Days off are always a challenge...
Sunday, April 06, 2008      0 comments

I guess every day is a challenge, but I know that on these days off that my girlfriend wants to go out on a date. We're going to hit The Grate Steak and it's going to take every ounce of will power I have to eat "right" and pay $25 for a plate.... Read more
A new start...and this time it's sticking...
Friday, April 04, 2008      0 comments

I've lost many pounds in my life, but have always gained them back. I can identify the problems now. It's clear to me that when I am working out and watching what I eat, I am slowly losing weight and when I don't work out and sit on the couch w... Read more

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