Handling Holidays with Aplomb
It's been a hot minute since my last blog, but please trust that I have been taking at least fairly decent care of myself while in pursuit of these important, life-changing habits and goals, the substance of which we s... Read more
It's good to be an injured loser today!
It's been far too long since my last entry, but rest assured I have been tuning into many of your inspiring stories all along, gaining strength, newfound hope, confidence, and fortified commitment along the way.
Th... Read more
Watch out for those bunnies...
Just wanted to state publicly that today will end as follows: Frank: 1; ChocoBunny: 0. You see, every day that I don't sneak a bite or two from my daughter's Easter chocolate stash I am that much more likely to avoid the disaster altogether. Whe... Read more
"Hoisting" Furniture Like a Pro
I have a joy to report, people...
While I did not resort back to good old days of hoisting large hunks of furniture over the shoulders, I did manage to carefully and strategically move a rather large chest up two flights of stairs all by my... Read more
Eff' da Pizza
I have noticed that it is becoming easier and easier to consume massive amounts of calories in very little time, with very little thought, and usually with minimal coin. Well, I'm better than that, Sparkers! At least on this day, anyway.
Ab... Read more
Feeling a certain kinda way...
This morning I do not know what I feel, but I think I know why I feel it.
I missed two days in a row at the gym, which has left me feeling deflated, or worse yet, as if my day(s) never really started. I am not a morning person, but given m... Read more
Time for the next move...
I have been stalling in the 230-range for about six months now. I realize that this site is about so much more than weight loss, and actually, I am proud to report that there have been many positive changes within me, aside from the plateau, wit... Read more
Up early on the "day off"
Feel good about getting up at 5:15 on my "day off" to get a head start on a project I have been pushing toward completion at the office. Taking the day allowed for a much-needed reprieve from my daily responsibilities while also providing the sp... Read more
Oh, I just do not know...
Well, I am definitely improving along this life quest for better health, but I still have a lot of learning and reteaching to do.
While I did not completely cave today, I certainly did eat more than my fill. Not enough to actually feel unc... Read more
Six months worth of oatmeal...
This probably does not represent a news flash, and the subject matter might be a bit of a bore, so you may want to tune out early. For what it's worth, I have discovered a few things about oatmeal, as follows...
1. Real oatmeal (not instant... Read more
Recycling the chocolate...
Ok, so here's the scoop. My wife and I never quite know what the heck to get one another for Valentine's Day and as such we usually just wind up cooking an amazing meal together and then buying a bunch of chocolates for dessert. The first part w... Read more
Human plow pushes 56 inches pain free...
Hey, folks. Well, call me crazy but I like all the shoveling lately here in snowy Jersey. Ok, that's an understatement. It's been a snowpocalypse, but I don't really care and as a matter of fact, it feels damn good to be able to move the stuff o... Read more
Suited up at the gym...
A funny thing happened on the way to the gym yesterday. Actually, I never got there.
First, some background. Every minute of every morning counts for me because I am on an early schedule at work. So, if I wish to get any gym action in the ... Read more
A Pre-emptive Strike
Just blogging briefly to report herein that I enjoyed my reasonable lunch very much, thank you, and am now moving on to other things that do not involve chewing, mainly chatting instead. I am posting this news because I feel a craving coming on ... Read more
A Poor Food Choice & A Reminder
Yesterday evening, tired and a bit disheveled, I caved to some organic, sea salt caramels. They were in one of those clear, clam shell type containers and stood out like jewels in the roughage in the health food aisle. They didn't belong in the ... Read more
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