Category Archives: Weight Management

*blinks*

Yeah, I know the numbers. Intimately. But still…every now and then they jump out at ya in some new manner. Realized today…over the last couple years I’ve lost more than 40% of my peak body weight. …and still working hard. … Continue reading

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Dedication?

I think I’ve mentioned that it’s hard to come to terms with just how much of this fitness thing is actually a head game… It seems the universe conspires to help your brain make excuses to NOT go do the … Continue reading

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Shout it from the rooftops! The math works!

Math and dieting… Diet and exercise. Tracking what I eat. Limiting calories. Burning more at the gym…generally 5 times a week. Cardio. Weight training so I don’t lose muscle. 77 pounds. 222 days. Doesn’t sound like much…for all that work. … Continue reading

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Countdown…

-77 today. That’s -177 from my peak weight. But it’s getting harder. I dunno…can ya turn it up to twelve? edit: So…a great weigh in…ya feel like a reward is an order.. And then my company pulls a Häagen-Dazs Ice … Continue reading

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Forgive the somewhat narcissistic selfie…

I’m still trying to come to terms with just how much of this fitness thing…is a head game. Hard work I can handle…but the mind is a horrific and absolutely ruthless combatant…fighting…excusing…justifying…It’s not really on your side either… …and that’s … Continue reading

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Progress…

Doc visit yesterday… Just this year… Lost 63 pounds. Ate better. Worked hard. Gained strength. Dropped 2-1/2 prescriptions. Misplaced 10 inches off my waist. Normalized my blood sugar. Threw out all my jeans. Bought some more at the thrift store. … Continue reading

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Those Moments…

It starts as *that trip*…that most of us middle aged males are intimately familiar with…taken just after waking deep in the night to that somehow surprising but rather fundamental realization that there is only so long a man can go … Continue reading

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Disconnect…

Me, in the foreground…teaching a seminar at this year’s “Inzane” (the Valkyrie Riders’ Rally). -60. I do not recognize myself in this picture…. Picture courtesy of my friend Serk…whom I blatantly stole it from. 🙂

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I wasn’t up to it…but…yanno…the plane!

So…a tough week. Way too much work. Way too many night calls. Not near enough sleep. Lots of worries. Add 5 days a week in the gym (WAY too early in the morning), two of ’em with a trainer…and then … Continue reading

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Inch by inch…

An inch at a time… That’s 22 of ’em for those keeping count… And since I like nice, round, numbers? -40. That’s -140 from my peak… …and that’s despite the faceplant into the brisket I did at the Red River … Continue reading

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