Eating smart while eating out---again
Monday, January 17, 2011      2 comments

Well it's always tough to come out of the movies onto a busy avenue or mall full of eateries and the smell of sweets, and meats, and all things dipped in boiling oil, so I had to do some quick thinking and deep deciding. I took my son to se... Read more
Bah Hobgoblins!--Consistency is the key to great things, adored by Sparkers and Achievers!
Sunday, January 16, 2011      1 comments

I've spent a lot of time these past 7 days on the Spark boards, the teams, tracking calories and points, reading articles, planning the days' food intake, and exercise burn-off. I feel like a geek....which I sometimes am. ... Read more
The perils of eating out--Hibachi-style!
Saturday, January 15, 2011      2 comments

I wonder if it's really worth the cost to eat out....and I don't mean $$$$$$! Our son, God bless him, is very good in school. One of our family traditions has been an all A & B report card gets the lucky student his choice of a restaurant ... Read more
At the gym on crutches!
Friday, January 14, 2011      2 comments

It's been pretty cool going to the gym this week. I'm the only guy on crutches, but as I weave and dodge between the gym rats and stake out my spots, I've found great physical, mental, and spiritual pleasure in exerting my back, chest, and shoul... Read more
Why does a 1 lb increase hurt
Thursday, January 13, 2011      2 comments

So as I log daily calories and workouts, surf the Spark boards for inspiration, and look forward to ever diminishing lbs with every morning weigh in, today saw the scale reflect back to me a .8 lb increase. SHOCKING! How dare my body rebel... Read more
Working and working out!
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      3 comments

Hello Spark People! Well here I am, 20 days after hip resurfacing surgery. I joined SparkPeople on Monday, started back at work on Tuesday, and hit the gym tonight for 10 minutes on a stationary bike, then doing some upper body weightlifti... Read more
What makes the Spark fun?
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      1 comments

OK, so it's day 3 of my SparkPeople membership and I'm really quite enjoying it. It's like finding some secret club that immediately admits you and starts showering you with gifts and attention like you're the one they've all been waiting for. ... Read more
Second day with the Spark People
Monday, January 10, 2011      4 comments

Well, blogging, web support, on-line communities have never been high on my priority list. But losing some weight, getting in shape, and gaining a sense of vitality back is a priority, so to hell with it, I'm all in! ... Read more

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