Are You "TROUGH" Enough?
Sunday, October 23, 2016 6 comments
#NSV I am very proud to say that I have brought lunch to work every single workday for the last two months except for 3. One of the times it because my team was planning a lunch outing. The other two, I literally prepped the lunch and left i... Read more
NSV (a Towel and a Token)
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 5 comments
#ODD PERSPECTIVES I admit that I have some pretty out there perspectives on things. They don't always seem to make sense at first, but time usually proves them right (or at least in the ballpark). Even if they never seem legit to anyone else... Read more
Weekly Update 08.06.2016: Brick By Brick
Saturday, August 06, 2016 3 comments
So I returned to SP back in April. Goal the same as it ever was and seemingly ever will be: 195 pounds @ 15% Body fat. Gave it my all but it wasn't quite enough. I basically took the past few weeks off from focusing on weight. Though I ... Read more
The 5-5-5 Eating Plan
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 3 comments
@@WEIGHT LOSS So last Saturday it finally dawned on me. Weight-loss the American way totally sucks. Like, totally totally. It's a necessary evil for me when I am 205 or much above. Don't get me wrong for basic health reasons, I do need to ... Read more
Weigh-In 07/23/2016: For the Last Time.....
Saturday, July 23, 2016 6 comments
**THE GOAL 204.x by 7/23!! #today **THIS WEEK Ate well and got in some great exercise classes. Full hour of Pilates and 45 minutes of Spinning. The hungries came back in droves. When I exercise heavily the hunger never really ... Read more
A Tale of Two 203s
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3 comments
**CONTROVERSIAL THINGS I have said some really controversial things. Stuff very counter-culture to this site. They make one think. They frustrate, even vex sometimes. They're views that one doesn't want to hear, but can't help addressing. ... Read more
Weigh-In 07/16/2016: Good Week This Week, But...
Saturday, July 16, 2016 6 comments
**SHORT TERM GOAL 204.x by 7/23 (or 7/30 if I miss next week) **THIS WEEK Ate really well. Ate 2 cucumbers. Will buy 3 this week. Have been trying to eat out a lot less (especially later in the week). Have been seriously reducing... Read more
Stagnancy: The Silent Killer
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 9 comments
One of my main mantras is this, "Life is not f(x), it's dY/dx" (*). It's not really where one is in life that matters most, rather it's in what direction one's life is going. This is especially the case with weight loss. **SUCCESS: Gi... Read more
Weigh-In 07/09/2016: I **REALLY** Needed This One
Saturday, July 09, 2016 8 comments
$$THIS WEEK I ate really well. have started stabilizing a lot of foods and food types (salsa or tomato sauce every day, at least 2-4 servings of whole grains, etc.) Worked out 4 times this week. Did have a few days where I regretted not... Read more
Trent's First Motivation Blog: THAT food
Monday, July 04, 2016 2 comments
**THAT FOOD We all have at least one. It's not that food that we love. It's not a food that curls our lips and triggers a gag reflex. Not only isn't it a food that we dislike, it's actually a food that we kind of enjoy...when we get around ... Read more
Weigh-In 07/02/2016: Perfectly "Meh"
Saturday, July 02, 2016 6 comments
**THIS WEEK** Eating:: Got totally nailed with a project Monday morning that took me straight through Wednesday late afternoon. On the plus side, I didn't eat out during that time, but..... Exercise:: Did not work out or get in as many... Read more
Weigh-In 06/25/2016: 1 Month Until Goal
Saturday, June 25, 2016 3 comments
**GOAL: 204.x By 7/23 Ultimately I'm looking to go below 205 by the end of July. There's an event on the 23rd that I've been planning to go to for awhile that I've been looking forward to. How much more perfect would it be to have just hit ... Read more
Wait, That's Right! I'm a......
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6 comments
SP MOTIVATOR AWARD Recently a dear SparkFriend, all of whom I love very much was given a SP Motivator award. I'm not going to call her out by name, but if you look through my friends it will likely *dawn* on you which one based on her *succes... Read more
Weigh-In 06/18/2016: 4 Pounds Next Week!!
Saturday, June 18, 2016 6 comments
THIS WEEK (DIET) Overall did OK in the beginning. The big thing was eating out Wednesday, Thursday and Yesterday. Thursday was a much larger meal than the other two. And yesterday I ate out later than I usually do on Friday. "Threw the... Read more
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