Monthly Archives: August 2012

Did I Just Lose 6.5 Pounds In 4 Days?

This is crazy. On the morning of August 20th, I got on the scale and it said that I weighed 180.5 pounds.  This was after breakfast and before my shower – me on the scale in the nude. Today, August … Continue reading

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Four Pounds In Two Days?

Two days ago, the scale said that I weighed 180.5 pounds. Today, I weighed myself at the same time of day as I did on Monday and the scale read 176.5 pounds. I lost four pounds in two days? I … Continue reading

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Week 5, Day 3, The 180-Minute Plan

My weight this morning, after breakfast was 178 pounds.  That’s better than yesterday.  So, I suspect that some of that on the scale Monday was water, etc.  I did have a lot of salt on Saturday and Sunday.  But, it’s … Continue reading

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Hitting Rock Bottom & Drawing The Line

I have not exercised in the last eight days. And, it seems longer than that. There’s a million reasons why – but, they’re all just excuses at the end of the day. Worse, I have been eating like a pig … Continue reading

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Week 4, Day 1, The 180-Minute Plan

This morning, after breakfast, I went for a 5K run. It was the same bad result as last time, in the same spot.  I have no idea why I keep stopping when I run now.  It’s all in my head. … Continue reading

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Week 3, Day 6, The 180-Minute Plan [Part II]

I did make it to the gym tonight, finally, after meeting all my obligations and making family accommodations – at 8:30 PM.  (By the way, the gym is dead at 8:30 PM on a Friday night.) While there, I did … Continue reading

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Week 3, Day 6, The 180-Minute Plan

I am completely off the rails now. Wednesday night, I was supposed to go to the gym.  And, I was dressed to go and heading out the door when my 8-year old son asked me if we could go to … Continue reading

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Week 3, Day 4, The 180-Minute Plan

Last night was supposed to be a gym night.  But, I had something to do with my son after work. So, I figured that I would do a 5K run this morning and then hit the gym tonight to try … Continue reading

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Week 3, Day 2, The 180-Minute Plan

Yesterday was a planned “off” day.  And, today was a “run” day.  But, boy, was I not in the mood for it.  Tired, frustrated, depressed…you name it. Nonetheless, after dinner, I went out for a 5K run.  And, I took … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day 7, The 180-Minute Plan

After a very late night out, and having to run family errands early this morning, I went to the gym after lunch and did four sets each of the following: Icarian Camber Curls Tricep Rope Extension Life Fitness Bicep Curl … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day 6, The 180-Minute Plan

I went for a 5K run after breakfast and before starting my workday from home.  It was very humid out there. I was determined not to hit the wall at the 2.3 mile mark.  So, I made a deal with … Continue reading

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Week 2, Day 5, The 180-Minute Plan

After a somewhat stressful day at work, a long commute home, and then mowing my backyard lawn (for an hour), I went to the gym after dinner and did four sets each of the following: Hammer Strength Shoulder Press Hammer … Continue reading

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[Great Stuff] From Adam

Read: Looking Beyond The Scale. It’s right on the money.

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Week 2, Day 4, The 180-Minute Plan

I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. So much for my music theory.  I hit the wall again around the 2.3-mile mark and had to do the alternating walk/run the rest of the route.  Ugh. My  total … Continue reading

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