Author Archives: Steve

Ugh

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. First attempted run in over 3 weeks. It was brutal. All this extra weight probably didn’t help. I got to 2.07 miles before having to break down into a walk. And, … Continue reading

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197.4

I got on the scale this morning after breakfast and it read 197.4 pounds. To be candid, I was surprised it did not say 200. That’s what I was expecting – based on how I feel now. I can’t even … Continue reading

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Was It Worth It?

For four straight days, starting on Xmas Eve, I pigged out on cookies, cake, brownies and pie – like an out of control lunatic. Completely out of control. The picture of reckless abandon. Thoughtless. It stops today.

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Pretty Much As Expected

I went for a 5K run at 10:30 AM today. It was my first run in two weeks. Why? Say…75% crappy weather, 20% depression and 5% been busy. At the 2.25 mile mark, I had to walk a bit. Did … Continue reading

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194.5

That was the number on the scale today before lunch. That’s 17.5 pounds too much.

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Rough Couple Of Weeks

On 11/10, I weighed 200.3 pounds. On 11/24, I got it down to 192.3 pounds. That was 8 pounds lost in 2 weeks. On 11/28, I weighed 195.3 pounds. Yes, I gained 3 pounds in 4 days! Today, I am … Continue reading

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9 Days Is Enough

For the last 9 days, I have been terrible with my food choices. Granted, one-third of it was Thanksgiving/Birthday stuff…and that’s hard. But, the last 6 days have been all about depression and apathy. And, that has to stop. I … Continue reading

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Well, That Sucked

I went for a 5K run at 11 AM today. It was sunny – but windy, which made it feel colder than the actual temperature. At the 2.2 mile mark, I caved and had to walk in three instances. Maybe … Continue reading

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Nice

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. I was not really in the mood to do it. But, the forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday is for 100% rain. So, that pushed me into it. I labored. But, I … Continue reading

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Well, That Was Quick

I was at 195.3 first thing in the morning on the scale today. That’s a gain of 3 pounds in 4 days. That’s what happens when you let yourself go and make bad food choices. It can happen THAT QUICK.

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Effort

I went for a 5K run at 11:30 AM today. It was sunny, but, cool – and breezy in spots. It was an effort, but, I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 28:26. I have now run 130.2 miles since … Continue reading

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400 In 18

I just realized that I have run 399.9 miles over the last 18 months. That’s roughly 400 miles in 550 days (precisely). Shame it wasn’t more. But, it also could have been a lot less.

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Not So Black Friday

I went for a 5K run at 10:30 AM today. Good running weather – 50 degrees and cloudy. Only a slight wind in one spot. I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 28:36 and felt strong doing it. Worked up … Continue reading

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192.3

This morning’s number before breakfast. That’s after two weeks of being control of what I am eating. Today is Day 15. Fourteen days ago, I was 8 pounds heavier. I still have 15.3 pounds to go. Getting through the next … Continue reading

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WW Reminder

The last time I went to Weight Watchers to weigh in was June 16th. That was 160 days ago. 23 weeks is a long time. Basically, I have not been back to WW since I was laid off from my … Continue reading

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Slow But Good

It’s been 4 days since my last run. Saturday, we were very busy. And, the last three days had rain and 50 MPH wind gusts – and COLD. Even this morning, it was cold and windy. The windchill was just … Continue reading

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193.2

This morning’s number after breakfast. That’s after 12 days of being control of what I am eating. Today is Day 13. Thirteen days ago, I was 7.1 pounds heavier. I still have 16.2 pounds to go. And, that’s a lot.

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193.6

This afternoon’s number before lunch. That’s after 10 days of being control of what I am eating. Today is Day 11. It may be a bit misleading because I had a bad stomach bug Friday night. Eleven days ago, I … Continue reading

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Working Hard

I went for a 5K run at 11 AM today. Super nice day for this time of the year. Fifty-five degrees and BRIGHT sun. It was hard. I really had to push. But, I ran the whole 3.1 miles in … Continue reading

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194.1

This morning’s number before breakfast. That’s after 8 days of being control of what I am eating. Today is Day 9. Nine days ago, I was 6.2 pounds heavier. I still have 17.1 pounds to go.

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194.5

This morning’s number before breakfast. That’s after one full week of being control of what I am eating. Today is Day 8. Eight days ago, I was 5.8 pounds heavier. Of course, I know the first week is always the … Continue reading

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The List Of Things To Remember

#1 – Don’t confuse hunger with thirst. Before sticking something solid in your mouth, have a big drink of water instead. #2 – If you don’t eat at least one apple a day, you’re not trying. Apples contain a certain … Continue reading

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Good Effort

I went for a 5K run at 11:30 AM today. It was nice weather – sunny, 50′s with some light wind in spots. It was good to get out there since I didn’t run Monday or Tuesday. Yesterday, it rained … Continue reading

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194.6

This morning’s number before breakfast. That’s five days in a row of being control of what I am eating. Today is Day 6. Six days ago, I was 5.7 pounds heavier. I am beginning to feel the difference in my … Continue reading

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Another Good One

I went for a 5K run around 9:30 AM today. It was sunny, but, breezy and cool. I went with sweats and a hoodie. I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 28:27 and it was hard. But, I did it … Continue reading

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