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Getting Stuff Done
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday I did a major reorganization of my room. This was no small task from cleaning everything to taking all my clothes out and packing them away in categories as to dress clothes and everyday clothes and work clothes and my workout clothes.... Read more
Personal Weightloss Strugle
Thursday, March 03, 2016      6 comments

The hardest thing I have been finding lately is fitting in strength training. I can be an all or nothing personality so it's been nothing recently. I took a look at this and felt I have been short changing only myself this is detrimental to no o... Read more
Hungry vs Bored
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      8 comments

I am going to start asking myself one question before I eat a non planned food, am I hungry or just bored? If I am bored I will attempt to choose something from the following list instead and see if the feeling goes away. - Go for a walk. ... Read more
Celebrating Accomplishments
Monday, February 08, 2016      5 comments

Getting lost in the big picture happens to us all. This is very true if you have a long term goal it's the small victories that get you to that goal that are lost in the shuffle. So I want to take a moment to look at my small achievements. ... Read more
I've Told Everyone!
Friday, December 25, 2015      5 comments

I like to succeed! I like to meet a new challenge, and I like to win! Winning gives you a rush. It gives you confidence and a sense of pride in your accomplishments. Why wouldn't I want to succeed? The other thing I like is to participate, I may... Read more
Three Month Spark-Aversary
Monday, December 21, 2015      6 comments

I joined Spark people on September 21st 2015 since I decided to take my life back and make a healthy life style change I have dropped 37 pounds. Realize that I still have a long way to go, I now weigh 254 pounds and my long term goal is 180 poun... Read more
Why Did I Do That?
Saturday, December 12, 2015      8 comments

It's been a while since I tossed a whole day due to one small poor choice. In fact when Spark Coach brought this subject matter to my attention I was baffled as to when it was that I last did just that. I am not saying that I don't struggle. I m... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Progress Not Always Measured On The Scale
Monday, December 07, 2015      21 comments

Weekly weigh ins tell me I am loosing weight. They don't tell me I am getting healthier. I have noticed things that do tell me I am getting healthier though. For instance, my cardio workouts are not as difficult as they were when I first began t... Read more
Stress Relief
Tuesday, December 01, 2015      3 comments

Everyone gets stressed from time to time to the point where they are saying "That's it, I've had enough!" I felt that way yesterday after shopping and getting home to the usual drama. Today however, it's better I am dealing with it and moving fo... Read more
My Journey So Far
Wednesday, November 25, 2015      5 comments

Has my journey been painful or adventurous? I'd say for the most part it's been an adventure. I am trying new things, setting attainable goals and have a great out look. I have not been beating my self up for one thing or the other. The only pai... Read more
Adding to the Intensity of My Workouts
Monday, November 23, 2015      4 comments

Recently I felt my work out for my legs was lacking and then one of my subscription boxes arrived inside the box which is a life style themed box was a piece of exercise equipment. I thought "this looks interesting". It was a strength tubing wit... Read more
Hit My First 4 Week Weigh In Goal
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      4 comments

November 10th is the day I had marked on my Calendar to be down to 269lbs and I made it with a couple of pounds to spare. My weekly weigh in I was at 267lbs. YAY! My next goal date is December the 8th and my goal is 259lbs. I am already on my wa... Read more
Lesson Learned
Sunday, November 08, 2015      3 comments

A couple of weeks back I went to pick up my Friday treat at Starbucks and saw something tempting on the fancy coffee menu so I went ahead and ordered it. Turns out that drink cost me a ridiculous number of calories that day. I was a little more ... Read more
My Motivation
Friday, October 23, 2015      3 comments

My real motivation is not to fit in a smaller size even though that will be great, its not to regain my lost youth though I know I feel younger than my 40 years. My real motivation is long term health and strength that will enable me to take the... Read more
Excuses NOT to Work Out
Thursday, October 15, 2015      2 comments

The most common excuse is I run into is that I am too busy with other things, work, chores, shopping. The other excuse I run into is I don't want to disturb the person I live with. That being said I can walk to work, I walk to the grocery store,... Read more

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