Getting Healthy

In 2016 I decided to tackle the challenge to get healthy and lost 50 pounds in 3 months. This is the plan I followed updated with lessons learned as I continue on my journey.

Challenges

I love to learn new things and find that personal experience gives me a better perspective. I like to take on challenges and measure the results. Here you will find the stories of my challenges.

About Me

I am a devoted husband, proud father of two beautiful girls, and a lifelong technologist. I love to travel and see all of God’s great creation. Learn more about me here.

Recent Blog Posts

Carnitas, ribs, pasta, and cake!

Carnitas, ribs, pasta, and cake!

There were two things that got me excited about learning how to cook: Emily is really good in the kitchen, so I know she will be a big help (ok, let's be honest - she does all the hard stuff.) We have an Instant Pot, which to me feels more like I'm playing with...

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Week 40 Results

Week 40 Results

Normally I try to pick out a picture from the week that represents my week or what I want to call out about the week. This week I was a bit under the weather and any pictures about that would not be something you would want to see. So this week, I picked a picture of...

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Lunch is served – Caribbean Grilled Chicken Wings

Lunch is served – Caribbean Grilled Chicken Wings

Yesterday, my daughter Emily and I tackled cooking a meal together. We recently went to Savory Spice Shop, and there she found a recipe for Caribbean Grilled Wings that she wanted to try. We bought the spices there and then picked up the rest of the ingredients at the...

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Learning How to Cook

Learning How to Cook

Nine months ago I started this blog with an admission. I admitted that I was overweight and committed that I was going to do something about it. I have chronicled my journey here and am proud of what I have learned and accomplished in losing over 90 pounds. Today I am...

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Week 39 Results – 9 Months

Week 39 Results – 9 Months

This week I passed 9 months since I began this journey. When I started, I was 343.2 pounds. Early on, I would drop through '10's quickly. From the 340s to the 330s happened in the first week. In week 2, I was in the 320s. Week 5 I moved into the 310s and week 7, the...

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