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.
Recent Blog Posts
I have been waiting a long time to write this post. This week I met the goal I set last year of getting my weight under 240 pounds, coming in at 239.1. I was down 2.3 pounds this week and have lost a total of 104.1 pounds since I started. I have lost 30.3% of my body...read more
This week I lost another 2.2 pounds down to 241.4. That matches the lowest weigh-in I have had so far (in week 45 and week 46.) This was also the week that I tried soda again for the first time in 410 days. I'm happy that in a week where I had a coke for the first...read more
I am a little late for my year without soda post - today is actually day 410. In the weeks before day 365 rolled around, I had decided to have a soda and write about how it felt to have one after so long. Why? There were two things I have missed over the last year and...read more
This week I lost 2.6 pounds and was down to 243.6. I feel like I am getting used to the strength program I am doing and am better able to control my eating so that I am not as hungry. I'm still in the 241-249 range that I have been stuck in for the last 15 weeks, but...read more
This week I was down 1.1 pounds from last week. I'm still stuck in a range between 240 - 250, but I feel much more confident in the gym. Last week's strength test was a real victory for me and I feel like I will see a few more pounds drop if I keep at it. I was a...read more