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The Last Temptation of Crust…

Well, actually the Latest Temptation of Crust would be more accurate! So a few days ago I wrote about my extreme anxiousness at being denied my weekly donut infusion. Well, over the last few days I have struggled through and … Continue reading

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ARE WE THERE YET?

In the summer of 1975 my family –  myself, my Mom, Dad, Sister Katy and Brother Mike – piled into our Ford LTD and embarked on a  cross country trip from St. Louis Park, MN to Carmel, CA. Along the … Continue reading

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No Donuts? WTF?

Every Saturday for the last two years I have stopped at 7-11 to get two chocolate covered glazed donuts. It would not be exaggerating to say my entire work week was consumed by anxious anticipation as I looked forward to … Continue reading

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I’m Baaaaaaack!!! Close Encounter of the Fat Kind!

  Well I am back! Two years after my last blog entry I have returned. The aliens who abducted me finally returned me to Earth….dropping me off in Ashburn. While I was their guest…unfortunately…they conducted fat infusion experiments on me that caused … Continue reading

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Quick Status…it Seems to be Working!

So, it seems to be working.  About a week ago I wrote I would be cutting down my calorie intake because it appeared I had plateaued a bit on my weight loss. Since then I have gone from 1,1800 calories … Continue reading

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Plateau…

So it seems I have reached a bit of a plateau…only .8 pounds lost the last couple of weeks. I have been staying within my limits so my guess is I have reached the equilibrium point where my body has … Continue reading

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Avoiding “Default Backup Syndrome”…McDonald’s Free for 88 Days

I’m finding one of the biggest challenges to losing weight is avoiding “Default Backup Syndrome.” Ok…I made up the name, but I bet everyone has it. It usually hits you when your desire to expend any energy at all in … Continue reading

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The Clothing Dilemma

So a new problem has reared its head…one that I don’t mind having I must say. Now that I have lost 34 of the 90 pounds I need to shed, I find some of my clothing is starting (and I … Continue reading

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Mental Gymnastics and The Challenge of the Buffet – And Another Milestone Reached!!

So this past weekend I was invited by my Aunt and Uncle to have brunch with them at the Army-Navy Club….which I gladly accepted, not only because I knew I would get a great meal, but also to have a … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven (Well at least to the third floor)

So I am beginning to see some tangible benefits from my weight loss efforts (other than being able to report progress on this blog anyway). I have begun to notice that going up stairs is getting a lot easier. At … Continue reading

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