Tag Archives: Weight Loss

My weight is under 260 for the first time in over year!

Today required a double take with the scale but since I can’t get to the gym and scheduling bike time on a week day is a nuisance, I’ve had to cut back on eating; one of my favorite activities! Well, … Continue reading

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Some progress, I fit in my “new” jeans

The new year started off with one ugly realization…the weight I’ve put on during the Pandemic and probably going too far during the Holiday Stretch. Talk about a stretch too, I couldn’t fit into my standard jeans easily so I … Continue reading

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Woo hoo! LDL is lower

This morning, I went in for my six-month checkup to see how I’m doing after that big, tow-hour physical examination. It was mainly a blood draw which contained fantastic news. Well, the news that seemed to matter to the doctor. … Continue reading

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Elaborate Health Assessment 2019

This ordeal, and I will call it that, was way more work for me than any physical exam. It involved me doing a stair-stepper thing for three minutes (good thing I exercise, I would’ve dropped dead sooner), a plank (I … Continue reading

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My first Wellness/Lose It challenge

For the next four weeks, I will be participating in my employer’s latest Lose It challenge. I agreed to this because Somara has been twisting my arm for a couple years to join. I finally capitulated under two conditions; she … Continue reading

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No running for a couple weeks

After a couple weeks of excruciating pain in my right knee, I got a doctor’s appointment to have it look into. By the time I did see him, it had improved and pain has now moved into my right ankle. … Continue reading

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Finally back at the gym…ouch

As I’ve been getting back into the groove of Austin life, using the gym has been the immediate short-term goal but on weekdays I’m easing into it. Firstly, Daylight Savings Time has messed up my sleep hygiene so getting to work … Continue reading

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New weight-loss plan…stop eating at night

Somara has lost a significant amount of weight. Enough that she needed to buy new clothes…and she has been rubbing my nose in it because she hates exercise, says it’s boring. Since I’ve ballooned back up after my leave last … Continue reading

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Battle of the Bulge ’17

I’ve been ignoring the elephant in the virtual room lately…me. Last year, my illness really pulled off the weight to the sound of 20 pounds. The only good side effect of losing one’s appetite with occasional vomiting. The weight came … Continue reading

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