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The Best Of Times And The Worst Of Times
Friday, November 11, 2016      6 comments

Looking back over my life I'm trying to think of a time when there wasn't something going on in the world that I found distressing. Even my happies... Read more
Motivation
Sunday, October 23, 2016      5 comments

One of my BL32 (Spark Group Weight Loss Challenge) team members asked for words of wisdom to help her find some motivation. I posted a response and another team member suggested I repost my response to my blog to make it easy to find in the fut... Read more
18 Guideposts - Part 4
Monday, October 17, 2016      3 comments

I'm participating in a private Spark Team (BLC-32) weight loss challenge that runs for 15 weeks from September through December. Among the many team activities are four-day weekend ... Read more
18 Guideposts - Part 3
Sunday, October 16, 2016      3 comments

I'm participating in a private Spark Team (BLC-32) weight loss challenge that runs for 15 weeks from September through December. Among the many team activities are four-day weekend c... Read more
18 Guideposts - Part 2
Saturday, October 15, 2016      2 comments

I'm participating in a private Spark Team (BLC-32) weight loss challenge that runs for 15 weeks from September through December. Among the many team activities are four-day weekend c... Read more
18 Guideposts - Part 1
Friday, October 14, 2016      4 comments

I'm participating in a private Spark Team (BLC-32) weight loss challenge that runs for 15 weeks from September through December. Among the many team activities are four-day weekend cha... Read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Friday, October 07, 2016      7 comments

Good advice. Sounds easy. But for me it's been harder to implement then you'd think. At 402 lbs, I can easily lose 5 lbs a week by taking my calories down to 1200 per day. But doing that has caused me to do endless rounds of yo yo dieting. ... Read more
Emergency Preparedness
Friday, September 30, 2016      4 comments

Life can be a cruel b.... It kind of reminds me of Tetris. In Tetris, as you become more and more competent, the game gets progressively more difficult. Your reward for doing better is that the game gets harder and in the end you lose every t... Read more
Persistance
Saturday, July 16, 2016      6 comments

I like this one - got a lot of stubborn dandelions in my yard. ... Read more
Recipe Websites
Saturday, July 09, 2016      3 comments

I'm planning to switch from Nutrisystem to a plant based diet in a couple of weeks, after my Nutrisystem food runs out. I've been reviewing recipe websites and inputting recipes I want to try into the SparkPeople recipe builder so I can easily ... Read more
Things are rolling along nicely
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      1 comments

I'm down 2.2 lbs for the week. Reflecting on the past week, I can't really think of anything I need to change for the next week. I don't have any challe... Read more
Down 1.8 lbs.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      12 comments

I'm down 1.8 lbs. I've lost 100.2 lbs. since last November. I'm pleased but not as joyful as you might expect. Not only do I still have a really ... Read more
Talent versus Persistence
Monday, June 13, 2016      2 comments

This morning, after reading the first chapter of the book "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance" by Angela Duckworth, I'm considering the difference between talent and effort. I'm thinking back to the times in my life when I did as well... Read more
Letha's Laboratory
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      5 comments

For the 31st round of the Biggest Loser Challenge on SparkPeople, I was given my first choice of teams, the "Spicy Sparkologists". This team uses the scientific method as the theme for their team which competes with other teams in the overall ch... Read more
Costco Frozen Veggies
Saturday, June 04, 2016      6 comments

I'm really enjoying Kirkland Signature Organic Frozen Normandy Vegetables. I divide the bag into four 622 gram servings, then cook one per da... Read more

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