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5% Spring Challenge WK 1...Please Pass The Fiber
4/12/2014 3:09:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So far, so good. Down a little over 3 pounds. The secret? 1st half of week was just trying to stay within calorie range by posting foods eate...  Read more


Spring 5% Challenge - Starting Weight
4/5/2014 11:33:57 PM,  8 COMMENTS

In case you can't see it's 212.4 lbs. Goal's 201.4 in 8 Weeks. 137 141es! 381...  Read more


February 22nd Weigh In and Star Trek Bra Tech
2/23/2014 9:57:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Down to 212 lbs. Getting back there slowly but surely. Now onto the fun stuff. I've seen Star Trek: Into Darkness a few times a while ago...  Read more


When the [BLUE] moon is in the seventh house, and Jupiter aligns with...
2/18/2014 3:24:25 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Mars,..then peace will guide the planets...................................
.............. And there's where I forget the lyrics. Sorry. Get...  Read more


16th day of being chocolate-free. Feels great!
2/16/2014 7:47:01 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm no longer obsessing about what I'm missing (the quick rush as the ingredients of chocolate hit my tongue and then zoom to my brain. Which the...  Read more

ANNIETENNIS V-D hangover or's GREAT to be SINGLE!
2/15/2014 6:28:53 PM,  3 COMMENTS

February 15, 2014 is also Singles Awareness Day, so if you're single celebrate! Be grateful you can sleep whenever you want. Be grateful you ca...  Read more


On Valentine's Day, Brick Heck's mind turns to thoughts of.....
2/14/2014 7:50:29 AM,  7 COMMENTS

candy conversation hearts! (What else?) While resting/relaxing Thursday (I'd spent 3 hours in the morning cleaning, yes, you know what room I'm...  Read more


How does Oprah know where I live?
2/13/2014 7:14:27 AM,  82 COMMENTS

Because she's got my address label on her magazine!!!! (Duh....sometimes I have to admit that I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, the sharpest cra...  Read more


RICKY by Weird Al Yankovic.
2/12/2014 10:05:53 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Since I'm still on that archaeological dig I call cleaning my room, I'm doing whatever funny/creative thing I can do to make it bearable. I haven't...  Read more


Avast & ahoy matey, I be seeing CARPET!!!!!
2/11/2014 12:44:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Arrrgh! It be the truth! Sorting through the newspapers, books, files, papers, I'm finally seeing carpet on the floor of my bedroom. To...  Read more


Please get a flu shot. Your friends and family will thank you.
2/11/2014 12:27:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

(The above is a picture of Leslie & Chris Creekmore) "Fort Smith (Arkansas) Woman Dies After Battle With H1N1. A 29-year-old Fort S...  Read more


Balloons, balloons, balloons.
2/10/2014 8:17:42 AM,  8 COMMENTS

The past weekend has been a learning experience. Saturday I was driving slowly, carefully, tentatively to work. It had snowed the night before...  Read more


It was 50 years ago TODAY, campers!
2/9/2014 8:59:06 AM,  10 COMMENTS

That the Beatles came to our sunny shores!!!!! How time flies when you're listening to the best rock band ever (you're not even close, Rolling Stones...  Read more


02 08 2014 Official Weigh In
2/8/2014 11:00:28 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Missed last week's picture weigh in but back on track this week and down to 215 lbs. ...  Read more


I tolerate Valentine's Day...but I'm going to party like crazy Feb. 15th!
2/8/2014 6:49:32 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I am happily single and childfree by choice. And I usually don't mind Valentine's Day, but I get tired of the tv commericals, print ads, etc., tr...  Read more


Tangible rewards for tangible goals.
2/7/2014 10:38:38 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I admit it. I love getting rewarded for doing things. Telling myself, "Way to go, woman!" doesn't work for me. So now that I'm back in a bett...  Read more


Hooray, hooray, hooray!
2/7/2014 10:27:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I experienced a strange twitching of my facial muscles this morning. Turns out it was a SMILE!!!!! This happened right after I looked down at th...  Read more


Must resist ....urge to .....bake COOKIES!!!!!!
2/6/2014 12:53:53 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Now that I'm on my 6th day of being chocolate-free, but once again snow-bound, I'm having reoccurring thoughts about making chocolate chip cookies. I...  Read more


It may be cold/snowing/freezing...I will survive as long as I've got....
2/6/2014 7:27:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My DVD's of "The Middle!" They keep me sane and laughing my tush off (great way to remove the pounds - it's hard to pig out when y...  Read more


If weight didn't exist...
2/5/2014 1:44:50 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I would know I was at the right weight because my clothes would fit right and stay in the right place as I made my way through the day. I would also b...  Read more


Fear & loathing for Valentine's Day.
2/5/2014 7:44:25 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I saw this book in the bookstore, and I couldn't resist. The book is heavy cardboard, and when you turn each page, there are very realistic...  Read more


Day 5 of being chocolate-free (and still cleaning my room!!!!)
2/5/2014 7:35:22 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm very proud of myself for getting back on my feet (figuratively speaking) after eating too much on Monday. Tuesday went back on track and ate...  Read more


Still got my pith helmet on as I hack through the underbrush that is known as my bedroom.
2/4/2014 10:44:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm trying to become a reformed clutterbug. I can keep the rest of the house immaculate, but my bedroom always looks as if 3 tornadoes, 1 hu...  Read more


2/3/14 - It was a semi terrible, horrible, no good very bad day (although it can't compare to Sunda
2/4/2014 10:33:41 AM,  2 COMMENTS

With apologies to Judith Viorst. It felt like a Sunday to me. I spent the day cleaning my room, napping, and eating too much. B...  Read more


Watch out for that .....DITCH!
2/3/2014 8:41:54 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I tried writing this blog and then got some bizarre ads from Explorer Internet which crashed and deleted my blog entry. Right now I am s...  Read more


Ladies...Listen Up
1/30/2014 5:23:43 PM,  15 COMMENTS

If you're in or on anything sporty, sure this will get you there. But this is WAY more fun 224 Drive safely...  Read more


Heaviest in years?!?...Dietbet...Goal
s for 2014

1/25/2014 1:48:12 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Namaste. Wishing you all a happy 2014. What's the date? Better late than never right. Anyway, where to begin. I'll let the picture tell it and tr...  Read more


Visiting Friends
1/18/2014 10:33:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been a couple of years since Judy last came to visit so it's not hard to imagine how the catching up goes. Jude loves to eat, and to cook, oh, it...  Read more


1/15/2014 5:09:57 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I was going to be with the wife today but someone called off and she volunteered to go and work a full shift. I almost let that depress me into inacti...  Read more


Marriage competition
1/14/2014 5:17:16 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My wife Christine has challenged me to a weight loss journey because she is motivated by a challenge at work and she thinks she can beat me as I am st...  Read more


21 done...
1/7/2014 12:54:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

14. True or false: I like the way I look. Elaborate. True…BUT…I am way overweight. Thank goodness for the New Year. I’m turning the tide. I feel...  Read more


I ran a mile!! ONE WHOLE MILE!
12/31/2013 3:55:51 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I would not win any races, but I ran a full mile for the first time in my life!! The first time was in November...being in WI, the cold and snow came...  Read more


Fitbit Found & Oil Shootout (Purty Colors)
12/14/2013 11:32:04 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I guess it all does come out in the wash, cause that's where I finally found my Zip. This may sound weird but when it was lost I noticed I wasn't as...  Read more


#11, #12, #13 Hold on pushing necessary.
12/7/2013 4:35:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

11. How often do you participate in physical activity and for how long each time? Are you satisfied with that? My main goal is to workout 6 days a...  Read more


All or Nothing,,,,
12/7/2013 9:55:53 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am a victim of my all or nothing attitude and it goes back to my need to do something perfectly or get frustrated and not do it at all. I remember a...  Read more


#10 ...Well I don't know If I'd call myself
12/4/2013 9:43:58 PM,  3 COMMENTS

10. What are the ways in which you are "slippery" and might cheat yourself in your efforts to reach your short- or medium-term goal or challenge? W...  Read more


#9 I am the center of my world...for sure.
12/3/2013 7:14:04 PM,  2 COMMENTS

9. What supports do you need in your life to help you reach your short- or medium-term goal or challenge? Do you have those supports? What undermines...  Read more


#7  No gym No trainer...ok some gym
12/2/2013 8:04:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

7. What is your least favorite physical activity overall? at the gym? Explain. I usually do 30 minutes of cardio on 3 machines…the really hard s...  Read more


#6 Not a big lifter.
11/30/2013 2:40:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

6. What is your favorite physical activity overall? at the gym? Explain. I usually like cardio over lifting. I guess I am a bit of an introvert...  Read more


#4, & #5 Brain Power
11/29/2013 6:49:50 PM,  2 COMMENTS

4. What motivates you to stay committed to a healthy lifestyle? As I type right now I have been suffering from the flu. I am just starting to i...  Read more


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