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Punching it back down - the joys of maintenance
Monday, February 13, 2012      19 comments

Holy Moley, this maintenance thing takes vigilance. And not just vigilance, but DOING SOMETHING about it when you see a problem. My last night in Costa Rica involved a painful stomach bug and between that and the ensuing weakness and exhau... Read more
A week of kayaking class III-IV rivers in Costa Rica - with pictures!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      22 comments

As a reward for not desparing and eating everything in sight while recovering from rotator cuff surgery this year (I missed my entire kayaking season which was a terrible blow) I signed up for a one week vacation in Costa Rica, kayaking in Janua... Read more
I look OK in street clothes, I think. :-)
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      27 comments

Here's what I wore to chair my session and give my talk at the conference I'm at this week: And can I just say "yay" for thrift shops? Because that whole outfit (includ... Read more
I have 50-50 odds of regaining my weight! Woo Hoo!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      22 comments

Doesn't sound like very good odds, does it? Flip a coin. Heads I gain, tails I keep it off. But I'll take it. Because I've reached the 2-year mark in my maintena... Read more
How I minimize binge triggers in my life
Thursday, December 29, 2011      52 comments

Out of control eating while alone is probably one of my worst problems for controlling my size. It's particularly a danger late at night when I'm tired and should be going to sleep (around 10 or 11pm). Here's an old blog post about a typi... Read more
Who's hand-rolling sea kayaks on both sides now? (video blog)
Thursday, December 29, 2011      12 comments

Oh yeah that's right. *I* am! LOL ;-)... Read more
Figuring out YOUR personal calorie burn. Accurately.
Friday, December 23, 2011      21 comments

I read a lot of blog posts and forum messages from people who feel confused and dismayed about plateaus and slow weight loss. Knowing your personal total calorie burn is important so you can figure out how much to eat - so you can set up an app... Read more
Woot! Solidly back in maintenance range!
Monday, December 19, 2011      7 comments

spx?u=4a-healthy-bmi I use Physicsdiet.com to track my weight because it calculates a weighted moving average, smoothing ou... Read more
Would I even recognize me? (old pics and videos) (video blog)
Thursday, December 15, 2011      22 comments

This is a time-lapse I took of myself, playing with my cats in the spring of 2008. (The black and white cat is the one who died of old age a couple weeks ago) This is also from the spring of 2008. ... Read more
The long road to recovery
Thursday, December 15, 2011      5 comments

I tore my rotator cuff while snowboarding (on ice, of course) at the end of March. They cut it open and repaired it at the beginning of May. I did PT April - September. By the time they discharged me from PT in September both arms were ... Read more
So close back to my legitimate goal range in terms of the moving average that I can taste it.
Monday, December 05, 2011      6 comments

This has been a rough year for me. I was all set to get back into kayaking for my second season and then tore my rotator cuff snowboarding at the end of March. I had hopes that PT would fix it, and set a goal of getting back into goal ... Read more
According to RealAge I'm 40
Friday, November 25, 2011      15 comments

I got this tradition from Don. http://www.sparkpeople.c
om/mypage.asp?id=DDOORN Every year he goes to RealAge.com to see what his "biological" age is. I did it for this year: 2011 40.5 Here... Read more
Woo Hoo, back in my Happy Range! I've earned my NEW BOAT!
Thursday, November 24, 2011      11 comments

My current maintenance "goal" weight is 155, with +/- 3% range around it. (150.4 - 159.7) It's here that my body fat usually settles down to around 20% or below. And I'm BAAAACK! ... Read more
Look, Ma, no paddle! (video blog)
Friday, November 18, 2011      9 comments

Remember when I posted my first kayak rolling videos two years ago? With a paddle? September 2009 www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=2441242 A roll on one side October 2009 ... Read more
It's becoming about the athletics, not the weight loss.
Monday, November 14, 2011      11 comments

I found myself writing a long response to one of MAGGIEROSEBOWL's blog posts, in which she wondered if not divulging the fact and magnitude of her weight loss meant she wasn't proud of it. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_i... Read more

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