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Day 31 - trip to Cuba
Tuesday, January 22, 2019      1 comments

This week I’m on a business trip to Cuba and have set my mind on success. I’ll do my best to stay on the program and off the carbs. One challenge is that I don’t have a scale this week, but if I eat right all should plays out well. S... Read more
Day 30 - recap of an almost perfect first 30days
Monday, January 21, 2019      7 comments

Today’s I am wrapping up my first 30 days back and can check off an almost perfect streak. Overall things could not have gone better. I passed several “tests”, hit my first weight goal, started brown bagging and not once fell off the wagon. ... Read more
Day 29 - had a great day...and did as planned
Sunday, January 20, 2019      4 comments

Today was my daughters graduation and we went to celebrate at our favorite all you can eat Asian buffet. Really proud of myself (and of course my daughter for graduating), since as planned I stuck to meat and shrimp only and did really well. Wen... Read more
Day 28 - what just happened.....
Saturday, January 19, 2019      1 comments

Went shopping for some foodstuff this afternoon for the next couple of days, making good choices. Cheese, cottage cheese, etc. Had planned to have a ribeye steak for dinner, but on the way home, the following happened.....I told my wife tha... Read more
Day 27 - a Victory!!!
Friday, January 18, 2019      2 comments

Finished a week of meetings and travel and stayed the course. Made a trip to Mexico today for a site inspection, meeting and food tasting and did not fall off the wagon. After getting home last night from another trip to DC, I had to get up at ... Read more
Day 26 - travel update
Thursday, January 17, 2019      5 comments

Sitting at the airport. Only have time for a quick check in. Did ok today, started off breakfast with scrambled eggs and ham, lunch was catered, almost all vegetarian.....was able to find some hummus and grilled chicken. Dinner - picked a burg... Read more
Days 25 - first test of the year
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      2 comments

I am on my first business trip and consider this the first test of the year. Typically I overeat on these trips, snacking at the airport, eating when arriving at the hotel, eating the catered meals, etc. Did well today, started off the day,... Read more
Day 24 - my carb free life
Tuesday, January 15, 2019      4 comments

Why do I fall of the wagon? Lost 125 lbs in 2016, and gained it all back. I know what happened, but not really why I didn’t put a stop to it when I started gaining more and more weight. Changed job, started by going out to celebrate, then went o... Read more
Day 23... bye bye to 400lbs
Monday, January 14, 2019      10 comments

Today was the first day since June last year that I am under 400lbs. Weighed in at 399.6lbs this morning. The way I look at it, yesterday was the last day ever at or over 400lbs. First #NSV is that I could wear my Apple Watch again. The wri... Read more
Day 22 - woweee - first goal reached
Sunday, January 13, 2019      7 comments

Woke up to an unexpected surprise this morning. Down 25lbs and have arrived at 400lbs!!! Expected this to happen sometimes next week. Didn’t starve myself and ate well, met my water goal daily. Seems I had more water to get rid of. Had a g... Read more
Day 21 - here’s the plan
Saturday, January 12, 2019      3 comments

Having a rather uneventful day, and have little motivation today. Supposed to do work, prepping for Monday, but the procrastinator in me is holding off until tomorrow. Had a late breakfast, 4 scrambled eggs, was able to skip lunch and had a... Read more
Day 20 - 22lbs down - going strong
Friday, January 11, 2019      1 comments

This morning was 22.4lbs down - only 176.6lbs to go. Started the day off with “the usual” - 3 boiled eggs; lunch at 12:30, 3 boiled eggs and 2.5 oz pork rinds; dinner was a big salad of romaine, cucumber, cheddar and Italian sausage; V... Read more
Day 19 - long day at work
Thursday, January 10, 2019      1 comments

But, all went well today. Another great day. Started off with my boiled eggs four breakfast to get the engine running. We had catered lunch at work, but I stayed away and ate my brown-bagged 3 boiled eggs and pork rinds. For dinner had a NY... Read more
Day 18 - a confession.....
Wednesday, January 09, 2019      3 comments

So, I have been a heavy smoker my whole life. I stopped for about a year when my daughter was born in 2003, but eventually picked it back up. I stopped another couple of times for a year or so, but eventually..... So, last December I just q... Read more
Day 17 - call me butter.... I am on a roll
Tuesday, January 08, 2019      2 comments

I am in a super positive mood today. Although the scale hasn’t moved since yesterday (which was expected after eating out, salty food) - I have had a great day. I am still ahead of my planned trajectory and know I didn’t fall off the wagon just ... Read more

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