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Health care Blues
Friday, November 17, 2017      4 comments

My excellent healthcare insurance ends Dec 31. I have now subjected myself to the degradation that is the Healthcare Marketplace. I felt like I was applying for welfare in person, in a huge room full of people. For $640 a month, I get the priv... Read more
Was I the only one who gained weight at that meal?
Saturday, October 21, 2017      4 comments

I went to an investment company dinner they put on for customers. I ate what was served: 3 pieces of yellow cheese and 3 crackers for appetizer; 2 glasses white wine. Dinner was a 5 oz filet mignon, about 3 oz baked chicken breast, about 3 oz ... Read more
Realistic Expectations
Monday, October 16, 2017      3 comments

I am on a plateau of sorts after a spectacular Month 1. 2 pounds per week is a now a realistic goal. That means some weeks I will lose 1, some 2, some 0, and maybe even some 3 pounds. Two pounds per week will get me to 243 by the New Year. Th... Read more
A Sliver of an Inch
Monday, October 09, 2017      3 comments

My first plateau--stuck on 267 for a week. The body is a funny mechanism. I haven't changed anything eating wise or cheated either. I have been consistent with exercise. I like to think I am losing inches everyday, even if its just a sliver of... Read more
I regained my 123 lb weightloss, BUT I AM NOT DEFEATED
Sunday, October 08, 2017      12 comments

I can't believe it happened again. Starting weight 283 lbs, July 9, 2013 Original Goal of 160 lbs Reached Nov. 26, 2014! Starting weight 288 lbs, Sept 12, 2017 Gained every pound back. It started with work depression in April 201... Read more