I hope this post doesn't get flagged as inappropriate...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 4 comments
...but it's day 15 of my new diet and exercise program, and I no longer ever have any sexual dreams or fantasies whatsoever. All synaptic activity previously engaged in such diversions has been diverted to imagining food. MMMmmmm....foooood. Foo... Read more
Almost done with week two of revamped menu and exercise
Thursday, September 04, 2014 6 comments
Monday of last week I recommitted to exercise and controlling my diet. I setup a food plan with significantly less calories than my normal excessive amount and committed to 10k steps a day on my SparkTracker. I've lost over 10 lbs and am very mo... Read more
The Feeling of New Running Shoes:
Saturday, April 12, 2014 5 comments
One of my favorite passages from Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine" describes a young boy's experience getting new shoes after a long winter. Enjoy... “Stop!” cried the old man. Douglas pulled up and turned. Mr. Sanderson leaned forw... Read more
Friday Night: Exercise or watch Netflix? Both!
Saturday, April 12, 2014 4 comments
I can't tell you how badly I wanted to just blow off my workout and watch TV all night. If I had done that I would also have made about 5 trips to the kitchen for snacks. Instead, I sucked it up, turned on Netflix in front of the machine instead... Read more
Just don't buy it if you shouldn't eat it...
Sunday, April 06, 2014 7 comments
Went grocery shopping and bought something I shouldn't have, rationalizing that I'd eat it a little bit at a time over several days. Was lying to myself. I'm throwing the rest out right now. Good bye ice cream. Someday when I have the will power... Read more
I wonder if I get a faster computer if I'll lose more weight?
Saturday, April 05, 2014 1 comments
Perhaps I can get my SparkPoints even faster with a faster computer, and then I'd lose weight quicker. Then again, perhaps I'm just trying to justify getting a new computer...... Read more
Lousy weather = Treadmill + Netflix Marathon!
Saturday, April 05, 2014 2 comments
Gonna log a ton of treadmill mills and cram in as many episodes of House MD as I can today! Going to climb the Spark Activity Tracker Overall Individual Leaderboard and make my family crazy as I brag about it. Here's to going to bed exhausted at... Read more
Just leveled up! Now to kill some goblins...oh, wrong site...
Friday, April 04, 2014 3 comments
I'm "Level 9" now with all the attending privileges & honors. I look back on when I was just level 8 and think how awkward and innocent I was.... Read more
154 SparkAmerica Team Points today - Personal Record
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 0 comments
154 SparkAmerica Team points is my personal record so far. What's the most you've ever gotten? Is it completely random, or is there something you can do to influence the algorithm?... Read more
Spark Activity Tracker is delivering results
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 4 comments
Since I received a Spark Activity Tracker from my sister, I've hardly missed a day of getting 10k+ steps. I'm getting 25 to 75% more workout hours than I did prior to using it. (I also have to admit that I talk to it, and call it "Sparky") This ... Read more
Time for a day of rest
Sunday, March 23, 2014 1 comments
I worked very hard on my fitness this week and now get a day of rest. I worked hard on my other health goals too, but I don't get a day of rest from eating right. The hard work is paying off, as I've lost 4 lbs and am averaging 1 lb/week. Someti... Read more
SP is working for me
Saturday, March 22, 2014 1 comments
What are the differences between my past failures and my current success with SP? * I have written goals, and excellent tools to track my progress * Each time I report progress against a goal I get immediate positive reinforcement in the for... Read more
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