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Starting my 1,000th (and final) Diet this week
Thursday, August 22, 2013      4 comments

Beginning my 1000th and final diet. At first glance, you would think that is an exaggeration; however, as I reflect on starting a new diet most every Monday morning for the past 28 years, I realize that 1000 is an understatement. A par... Read more
Weeks 2, 3, and 4 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      5 comments

Hi everyone. I'm still out here kicking. Have been on the road a good bit and havent had any time for blogging or catching up. Weeks 2 and 3 were ok, but too much fast food on the road. I still find that a Major challenge. Week ... Read more
2013 Week 1 Completed
Monday, January 07, 2013      3 comments

Hi Everyone. Welcome to 2013! It's been crazy busy at work. The end of one year and beginning of another always is. Nothing much to report this week. I made a plan and stuck with it. I lost 4 pounds for the week. My son and I have... Read more
Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired!
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      8 comments

We'll I've been sparking on and off for a couple of years now, and I am right back where I started as of 1/1/2013. I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired so I am rededicating myself to a healthy lifestyle and making that priority 1 in m... Read more
On the passing of my brother Travis....
Monday, September 24, 2012      11 comments

Hi Everyone, First, I'd thank everyone for their prayers and concerns. I am doing well. There were some questions earlier....so here is short version of what happened: My (step)-brother was a couple years older than I am. We learn... Read more
Alice Cooper Concert
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      7 comments

A couple of people asked me about this so here are the details: My son got his drivers last Monday. We planned to go out and celebrate. I logged onto StubHub to put up some PGA Championship golf tickets I have for sale. I noticed on the... Read more
Quick Update
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      1 comments

Hi Everyone, I haven't written a blog in a while so here is a quick update. First for those who follow my son and his shooting team results, they won the state youth shooting foundation tournament, and defended their state SCISA high s... Read more
Hogwarts team membership
Sunday, April 15, 2012      7 comments

Hi everyone. I have chatted with a few people about the private team Hogwarts. Its a fun group with weight loss and health challenges being run in a Harry Potter environment. They are starting up a new semester in a few days, if anyone wo... Read more
Another Good Week
Monday, March 19, 2012      4 comments

Hi Everyone, Just a quick short blog this week. I lost another 6 pounds last week, total in now 56. I spent the weekend watching my youngest son compete in a professional sporting clays (shooting) tournament over the weekend. There... Read more
Finally 50 lbs off....
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      9 comments

Hello My Friends, If anyone was wondering why I haven't logged a blog 6 months, the simple reason is I refused to write one until I hit the 50 pound mark. I was close in September, but then a couple minor injuries got me sidelined, I p... Read more
September Update
Monday, September 12, 2011      6 comments

Hi everyone. At last Mondays weigh in i had lost 1 pound, today another 2 lbs down. Total is 45 lost and I'm pumped for the 50 pound award. I don't ordinairly set a 5 lb loss goal for a week, but I've taken it easy the past couple weeks a... Read more
Week 4 August Nearly Over
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      3 comments

Hi Everyone, I weighed in on Monday (8/29) with a 5 pound weight loss for the week. I was finally able to grab that 40 pound weight loss trophy that has been quite elusive. Basically I'm following the same ideas started on 8/1. The p... Read more
Quick Report from week 3
Friday, August 26, 2011      4 comments

Hi everyone. Thanks for all the support. I weighed in on Monday had lost two pounds. For some reason my spark feed reported I had lost 16 pounds. All I can figgure is that the feed is counting from the beginning of the month. I averag... Read more
What we can learn about patience from a diamond
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      4 comments

Hi everyone. I am reposting the email sent by SparkPeople.com on 8/16 that I referenced in yesterday's blog. I do not know who wrote the article or I would give them credit. "Even if our efforts of attention seem for years to be producing... Read more

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