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SparkPeople still doing what is intended.
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      8 comments

This place sooo helps me stay focused on the journey. My Doctor had asked me how I'm doing "it" and of course I said SP as a major motivator. He expressed he had heard of it and once looked at it. He quickly wrote it down and I have no doubt it ... Read more
Closing in on 299...
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      3 comments

Ha ha tricked ya...No not my first goal. As of yesterday I have walked 292 miles since 6/1/09. From Los Angeles to Tijuana Mexico and back again.... Read more
Monday, September 07, 2009      4 comments

When I started my journey 3 months ago I bought a watch to monitor my heart rate during exercise so I would not pass 80% for long periods of time. My resting heart rate at the beginning of this was 74 which I programmed into the watch. Thre... Read more
Blood Work
Sunday, September 06, 2009      4 comments

Lucky, Living Right, Genes or Blessed? Got these back yesterday after a fasting test. Thyroid and Prostate test-ok CBC screen for infection and anemia- within expected range Chem panel for blood sugar, kidney and bone function, ... Read more
Hanging in there, but it Hurts.
Saturday, September 05, 2009      10 comments

Well it has new been 18 days since the scale has decided to move down. It is actually up now almost a pound :( I feel for all the folks stuck and know it is frustrating. In the last 18 days I've walked 64.5 miles, added additional card... Read more
Thursday, September 03, 2009      17 comments

So a little over a week ago I started SP's suggested strength training. I went in the family room and started a few of the ground pound items. 1st up the modified plank? Looks easy enough. 5 secs and I'm out. WTH....lol My son and wife laughed, ... Read more
Naw..It can't be
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      5 comments

A week ago I was bored and went out and bought a tape measure to get some giggles and log the measurements for reference. 1" gone in the belly and hips each in 1 week? Naw, it can't be, but I'm a contractor, reading tape 101 is like mandato... Read more
Eating more ain't that easy.....
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      4 comments

After 3 months of shrinking my stomach and achieving/staying on around 1375 calories, it isn't that easy to retrain my thoughts to just eat. I used to eat like 200 calories 6 times a day and while I would get hungry on occasion during the day, n... Read more
No walk today
Monday, August 31, 2009      5 comments

The smoke is so thick in the air from the Angeles National Forest fires you can cut it with a knife.... Read more
Down but not Out !
Sunday, August 30, 2009      3 comments

Yes, it is pretty discouraging that I gained 3 lbs. this week. But I have no one to blame but myself for pushing too hard, depriving myself the proper food I had needed. It's discouraging that my August goal of 309 has now gone bye bye. Sometime... Read more
That's just Nasty !
Friday, August 28, 2009      6 comments

I'm so pissed off. 3 days now of increased caloric intake to shake this starvation BS and I'm up to 310 today. Over a pound a day has come back for raising a measly 700-900 calories a day. There goes my August goal of 309, if I cant change thing... Read more
Hot Hot Hot !
Thursday, August 27, 2009      4 comments

It's going to be 106 degrees today. Mountain fires blazing in canyons behind me, smoke fills the air. Run animals, run. Walk early !... Read more
Just deal with it.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      6 comments

Had one of my best workout days yesterday and upped the coloric intake to try and shed this plateau effect or starvation dealee bob. Deal with the 2.8 pound relapse...ouch !... Read more
Ugghhh. Spoke too soon
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      6 comments

Woke up this morning with .8 gain taking me back to 306.8...help 5 days now stalled, right back at 306.6/306.8....WTH I've done well this week not missing walking, mostly two times a day. I have been varying my caloric intake for two w... Read more
Back on the move
Monday, August 24, 2009      5 comments

While this week was good, I had stalled at 306.6/306.8 for 3 days. Today I got a nice surprise coming in at 306.0 I love being married to my scale, when I see it going the wrong way I push harder and get back in line. The anticipation ... Read more

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