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Day 46 - catching up
Wednesday, February 06, 2019      2 comments

Had a rather productive day at work, and left work in the evening with a sense of achievement. Still not quite caught up, but have made some good progress. I was successful to finish 3-4 important things early in the morning, and have almost dug... Read more
Day 45 - sadness...?!
Tuesday, February 05, 2019      6 comments

Sadness,..... sometimes extreme sadness, is what my cravings feel like. I believe my biggest issue is not really choosing the right food, excercise, etc. - but its how I deal with emotions and what I associate them with. How I recognize what the... Read more
Day 44 - procrastination....
Monday, February 04, 2019      4 comments

Procrastination is probably one of my bigger issues. Today, I started off another day with absolutely no motivation, depressed, overwhelmed and close to a panic attack..... was planning to use the weekend to catch up on work and get a head... Read more
Day 43 - planning the week
Sunday, February 03, 2019      2 comments

Low energy Sunday. Didn’t get much done this weekend, so waking into a stressful work week. Was planning to catch up and get ahead, just couldn’t motivate myself. But, that’s done and I am looking ahead. After all I stuck to my eating plan, co... Read more
Day 42 - starting to move
Saturday, February 02, 2019      2 comments

Started the day off without much energy, again. Seems that I still have very little motivation on weekend days. But, by early afternoon while I was looking for something in the garage, started cleaning up the garage, somewhat. Felt good to final... Read more
Day 41 - it’s a wrap
Friday, February 01, 2019      2 comments

Finished another week, another month on a high note. Still on a perfect run, for 41 days, lost 17lbs in January, now slowing to about 3-4 lbs a week, eventually to about 2-3. Considering the inevitable plateaus, the occasional slip and a s... Read more
Day 40 - passed on the Chinese delivery....
Thursday, January 31, 2019      4 comments

Had a rather good day, besides leaving work in a not so great mood, but got over it on the drive home. All day meetings today and catered Chinese lunch (Pei Wei). 41 days ago, I would have been all over this, getting 3000 calories in one se... Read more
Day 39 - positively charged
Wednesday, January 30, 2019      4 comments

All is well for the time being and I am as hyped and energized as I was 40 days ago when I finally wrapped my head around it and said this is it. I am down about 32.5lbs, stopped smoking 4 days ago, am sort of OK dealing with the stress at ... Read more
Day 38 - 3 days smoke free
Tuesday, January 29, 2019      4 comments

Cravings are getting fewer, so expect to be over the hump by end of the week, but know they will be around for some time. Have stuck to my commitment to not let quitting smoking my eating habits, and/or make up for the cravings with food. Stress... Read more
Day 37 - this is my Odyssey...
Monday, January 28, 2019      0 comments

This is my story! This is my Odyssey! And I will be my hero!!! A couple of years ago when I was losing weight I was reading the Odyssey and was inspired to look at my journey in the same light. We are all on a journey with a final destinati... Read more
Day 36 - today was a tough one!
Sunday, January 27, 2019      4 comments

Today I quit smoking, threw the remaining smokes away and had a couple nictotine lozenges throughout the day. Since I smoked quite a lot, I had the expected cravings throughout the day, but was ready for these and able to cope. Couple of times c... Read more
Day 35 - planning and learning from the past
Saturday, January 26, 2019      1 comments

This week brought a trip to Cuba, eating out every day, stress at work, A serious backlog on emails, and potluck today...and I was still able to stick to it out, losing about 3-4 pounds this week. Had a plan for the week and stuck to it, feeling... Read more
Day 34 - back home
Friday, January 25, 2019      2 comments

Wrapping up a great week. Travel went well, ate well and got some steps in this week. Tomorrow is weigh-in, feeling positive. Left Cuba very early this morning, didn’t get to eat breakfast, had to settle for 1 oz of cashews on the plane 😟... Read more
Day 33 - last day in Cuba
Thursday, January 24, 2019      1 comments

Heading back home tomorrow, and happy to note that I stuck to the plan and didn’t veer off course. No carbs, no mojitos and daiquiris. Started the day off with breakfast buffet....a killer in the past with lots of options to overload on carbs.... Read more
Day 32 - another day in Cuba
Wednesday, January 23, 2019      2 comments

Did well today. Got my 10000 steps in, met my water goal, didn’t splurge eating out and stayed on track. Resisted bread, fries and desserts. Breakfast - 4 boiled eggs, sausage Lunch - a dozen shrimp Dinner - shredded beef and pork belly Walke... Read more

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