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I'm On Day 5 of My Latest Plateau
Monday, November 18, 2013      3 comments

It just takes time for my body to catch up with my behavior. But I'm doing all of the right things and patiently waiting for the results which will surely come in time. Deviating from the PLAN is not an option. So we continue on.... Read more
WOW, Who Knew Exercise Could Be So Much Fun!
Sunday, November 17, 2013      1 comments

My wife and I each burned 801 calories yesterday. We started out at our table tennis club and had two hours of rousing, intense competition with club members. The sweat was rolling. I also got some great instruction from my coach on a particular... Read more
Heading On Down the Road
Thursday, November 14, 2013      2 comments

After the day of victory with my doctor, now we settle in to achieve the next phase of my goal. Today I am on Day # 98 of a 145 day journey.... Read more
My Doctor Was Delighted – YAY!
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday I had my 3 month visit with my doctor and she came bouncing into the examination room with the biggest smile. I as her patient had completed her challenge 97 days ago and taken off 21 lbs. She issued a new challenge of taking off anoth... Read more
YAY ... I made it.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      3 comments

Today I see my doctor for accountability. On August 9 she said, "Take off 20 lbs in 3 months." Today is day #96 and I am down 21 lbs. She will be happy, I'm sure.... Read more
So Close To My Goal - But Not There Yet
Saturday, November 09, 2013      1 comments

My goal is to meet my doctor with a smile with my weight loss on Nov 12. Today is Day #95 of that 97 day journey. When that is over, I'll extend my journey to 145 days and December 31. So my goal phase two is ready to begin soon.... Read more
If You Missed the Movie
Friday, November 08, 2013      0 comments

My wife and I watched Billy Graham's new movie, "My Hope America" last night. If you missed it, you can still see it online. It is a great series of stories. http://watchbillygraham.com/
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The Dreaded Plateau Is Back
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      2 comments

I look in the mirror and say, "Welcome to the reality world." There is no option other than consistent, persistent, measuring, calculating, annotating, journaling of calories to make a difference on my body and my health. Some day ... and certai... Read more
Everyone's Body is Different
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      4 comments

Every person's body is different although wonderfully made. My wife and I are both on Day #89. I have limited myself to 1200-1300 calories a day. She has limited herself to 1000 calories a day. We both have exercised hard 5-6 days a week. We bot... Read more
YAY ... I made it.
Monday, November 04, 2013      3 comments

Today I hit the goal my doctor laid out for me on August 9, 20 lbs in 3 months. I still have 6 more that I want to do for ME. I am on Day #88 of my 97 day journey.... Read more
Ah ... Sunday.
Sunday, November 03, 2013      1 comments

I am excited about today. I'm going to pick up an international exchange student and take him to visit an American church for worship. We will also visit a small group of other international students for him to meet some new people from his home... Read more
New Low
Thursday, October 31, 2013      2 comments

Doing the right things when one is on a plateau is a good plan. I'm on Day #86 of a 97 day journey. I'm at a new low.... Read more
My celebration finally caught me
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      1 comments

Even though I did not exceed my calorie limit on any day this weekend, my celebration caught up with me this morning and I am up 1.4 lb. Oh well, I will just keep on with my calorie limit and my exercise. It's the right thing to do and the scale... Read more
WOW, made it through a BIG birthday weekend.
Monday, October 28, 2013      1 comments

Fun weekend and 0.2 lb loss. What a victory. It shows me that I can have lots of fun, great food and still lose by the choices I make and watching my portions, calculating my calories, and journaling in my SP nutrition tracker.... Read more
Wonderful Leftovers
Sunday, October 27, 2013      2 comments

Not only did I have a great birthday, I have great leftovers. But I am weighing them, calculating the calories and so far my journal says that I'm on a plateau. I consider that a huge victory. I'm on Day #80 of a 97 day journey.... Read more

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