7 Things to Remember When Traveling

This week I had a quick trip down to Atlanta for a business meeting.  Left on Tuesday afternoon, came back on Wednesday afternoon.  Traveling tends to completely hose up my weekly food and running routine, though I’m starting to notice some patterns. Without further ado, here are seven things that it is important to remember […]

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Weigh In / Long Run 12-21

I’m not going to call this week good, but it also wasn’t bad.  Let’s just go with “not bad”. Weight:  273.8 Weekly Gain / (Loss):  (0.4 pounds) Total Gain / (Loss):  (53.6 pounds) Weekly Mileage:  20.3 I’m going to start posting mileage now, too.  Part of the point of all of this is to generate […]

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Weigh In / Long Run 12-14

Another good week.  Numbers: Weight:  274.2 One Week Gain / (Loss):  (2.4 pounds) Total Gain / (Loss):  (53.2  pounds) It is amazing how getting back at it makes a huge and immediate difference.  In the last two weeks I’ve gotten back almost everything I had lost … and if this upcoming week is simply the […]

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Weigh In / Long Run 12.7.13

I knew I was having a good week, but this is ridiculous – and teaches me a lesson.  First, as always, the numbers: Weight:  276.6 One Week Gain / (Loss):  (6.4 pounds) Total Gain / (Loss):  (50.8  pounds) Holy crap. As I wrote in last week’s weigh-in, I rededicated myself to tracking my Weight Watcher’s […]

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Weigh In / Long Run 11.30.13

Though I hoped otherwise, I knew this was coming.  I didn’t dread it as much as I did last time, though, because I know what is about to happen.  The numbers: Weight:  283.0 Two Week Gain / (Loss):  5 pounds Total Gain / (Loss):  (44.4 pounds) No way around this except to say that I’ve […]

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Weigh In / Long Run – 11/18/13

This is not a post I’ve looked forward to making.  I put it off until Monday evening, but I can put it off no longer. The numbers: Weight:  278.0 Two Week Gain / (Loss):  4.6 pounds Total Gain / (Loss):  (49.4 pounds) I’m in a funk.  A funk like I haven’t felt around this part […]

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A Few Words on Food Drives

‘Tis the season for giving.   And that urge to give, that desire to be helpful in a world that needs it, is a glorious thing, a ray of light in what can be an otherwise bleak world.  But here’s the thing.  We are VERY BAD at making efficient choices.   Inefficiency = waste, and waste = not […]

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