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Weekly Update
Sunday, August 14, 2016      24 comments

Minimalist Daily Goals: emoticon Get out of bed - 7/7 days ... Read more
Day 100
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      25 comments

Today marks my 100th day since coming back to SparkPeople, so I thought I'd write a blog to commemorate the occasion. If you've read my blogs, you know it's been a rough 100 days. The fact that I've at least logged into the site/app every d... Read more
Weekly Progress & Goal Adjustments
Sunday, August 07, 2016      29 comments

Here are the results of my goals from last week: Minimalist Daily Goals emoticon Get out of bed - 7/7 days... Read more
New Strategy; New Goals
Monday, August 01, 2016      30 comments

For those of you who have read my blog from Saturday, you know that I am basically starting over with my goals. This blog is going to list my current goals and the strategy that I am going to implement going forward. When I came back to SP,... Read more
Nichelle Nichols
Sunday, July 31, 2016      26 comments

In 1999-2000 or so I was involved in a Star Trek campaign to get a new show made that was based on the adventures of the USS Excelsior. That was between Voyager and Enterprise. The person running this thing was Russ, the head of International Fe... Read more
Darkness Imprisoning Me
Saturday, July 30, 2016      38 comments

The title is from "One" by Metallica. It seems appropriate. First, I want to let you know that I am doing OK right now. There's no need for immediate concern based on what you read below. Many of you have noticed my absence and sent m... Read more
July Progress Report
Thursday, July 07, 2016      33 comments

This is from the first Saturday of July and for me that means taking fitness measurements besides just the scale. So the results are as follows: Dates: 05/03/2016 - 06/04/2016 - 07/02/2016 Waist: 48.5 - 44 - 43.25 Hips: 44 - 42 - 42 T... Read more
Oops. No It's OK. Also, Coach Dean.
Thursday, June 30, 2016      26 comments

Coach Dean Anderson is my favorite SparkPeople author. I even link to a series of articles by him in my message board signature. Well today, I found an article from him that is about his own fitness journey. At the age of 50, he weighed over 370... Read more
Monday, June 27, 2016      30 comments

Today turned out quite well. In yesterday's blog, I laid out 3 goals for the day: 1 - Get some sort of strength training accomplished 2 - Eat at home and stay within my calorie range 3 - Finish washing the dishes Nothing too onero... Read more
Steps To Improvement
Sunday, June 26, 2016      22 comments

Tomorrow is another day. Tomorrow is Monday. Tomorrow is a strength training day. Tomorrow is the first day. My stated goal for Mondays: 30 minutes of strength training The last time I achieved this on a Monday: 6/6/16 - Three weeks ago ... Read more
It's Something!
Friday, June 24, 2016      23 comments

It's Friday and this is my first blog since last Saturday. The frequency of my blogging, or lack there of, seems to be a good indicator of how I'm doing with my plan overall. The last couple of weeks have been devoid of trips to the gym wit... Read more
God. Spirituality. Afterlife. Beer.
Saturday, June 18, 2016      25 comments

Oh you are in for a true treat right now. It is after 3:00 AM on Saturday morning, 6/18/2016. This is PRIDE weekend in my city of Columbus, OH. I am a gay man and I have been out with my gay and straight friends celebrating PRIDE tonig... Read more
Stumbling Along
Friday, June 17, 2016      25 comments

After writing yesterday's blog, I realized that there was one glaring success in my journey to a healthy lifestyle that I neglected to mention. As of Wednesday, I have been tobacco-free for 1 month and I have been nicotine free since Monday. I w... Read more
I Don't Know Who I Am Today
Thursday, June 16, 2016      23 comments

I can't believe it has been a week since my last blog post. That's pretty indicative of the way my week has been going in general as far as SP is concerned. A recap of the last week... I've gone from getting 200 SparkPoints last Thursday ... Read more
Getting Up and Dusting Myself Off
Thursday, June 09, 2016      36 comments

Well this is my first blog since Sunday because I had a bit of a meltdown where nutrition, fitness and SparkPeople are concerned over the last couple of days. This blog is going to be about the meltdown and how I pulled myself out of it. Mo... Read more

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