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Another Day; Another Chance
Saturday, June 01, 2013      2 comments

It's June! An opportunity to start fresh with a new month and put in as much effort as possible into fitness and eating better. I was sick with a migraine the past few da... Read more
Control Your Mind = Conquer Your Body
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      6 comments

Since I started reintegrating the yoga into my life, my back pain has almost all but gone, which has opened up the opportunity to do more. Today I added strength training back into my routine. I was only able to do about 20 minutes total, but it... Read more
The Road to Success is Always Under Construction
Monday, May 27, 2013      1 comments

This week I lost another pound for a total of 12 pounds so far. The excitement of being 236 (It was February the last time I was 236) got me to thinking about the reasons ... Read more
Believe You Can & You're Halfway There
Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

Tonight I'm relaxing with some coffee and a good fictionalized book about the life of Arthur Rimbaud, my favourite poet. I had a very pleasant day. I walked 6 miles and d... Read more
Take Care of Your Body and Your Body Will Take Care of You
Saturday, May 25, 2013      4 comments

Today with the help of some ibuprofen and naproxen I was able to walk 6 miles so far today, as well as tidy up the bedroom a bit. I have some extra motivation to work out m... Read more
It's Not About Perfect--It's About Effort
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I lost a pound which felt like a huge accomplishment seeing that it seemed I waited so long to lose it, and made lasagna, but it was still ultimately a rather b... Read more
No One Can Defeat Me Unless I First Defeat Myself
Monday, May 20, 2013      3 comments

I took a rest day yesterday even though I didn't want to. I know I need to do what's good for me and not give in to the temptation to overtrain and succumb to myths about ... Read more
Sore is Always Better than Sorry
Sunday, May 19, 2013      3 comments

Today I'm posting about the most common excuses that get in the way of my workouts and how I can counter each excuse to stay on track. Even as much as I like to work out,... Read more
Excuses Don't Burn Calories.
Saturday, May 18, 2013      2 comments

Well, I have some good news. I figured out why I haven't been losing weight. My Bodymedia armband had been telling me to eat over 2,000 calories a day and I wasn't listening... Read more
Focus on How Far You've Gotten--Not How Far You Still Have to Go
Friday, May 17, 2013      3 comments

One of the things that I think is super important is not letting the scale have too much control over your life. For instance, my weight has remained the same for almost ... Read more
Doctor Visit
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      3 comments

I went to see the doctor today because I had some old back pain flare up last night and it became pretty unbearable this morning. I still walked 3 miles but took it easy for the rest of the day and finally decided to go in and see if I'd caused ... Read more
Born to Run
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      1 comments

So this morning I was listening to The Killers as I walked and it inspired me. I did my first bit of running along with my walk and enjoyed it immensely. I would have run more but I didn't wear the proper pants this morning, I wore jeans and the... Read more
Coffee in the Obscenely Early Hours of the Morning
Monday, May 13, 2013      3 comments

It seems I can never sleep more than about 5 hours a night so I've been up since 2 AM and am once again listening to The Great Gatsby soundtrack but this time with much m... Read more
Love is Blindness
Sunday, May 12, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday was a lot of fun because I got to mix fitness with a bit of laziness. As a rule I really don't watch television save for when I catch up on Game of Thrones or a couple of other very select programs so I can go 6 months without watching... Read more
Meal Ideas
Saturday, May 11, 2013      1 comments

I'm a vegetarian and also have grown unused to cooking big meals since I moved in with my grandparents, so coming up with meal ideas is something that is somewhat of a challenge for me. Beginning in June, I'm am going to be doing the cooking for... Read more

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