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A Monkey and a Football
Monday, October 20, 2008      7 comments

In my past life, I never EVER considered participating in group fitness activities. That was for sissies, for me-weight lifting was what it was all about. This time around, I have a different attitude. As I was walking out of the gym last... Read more
First Month Summary
Thursday, October 16, 2008      4 comments

I weigh only once a week on the same day, at the same time of day using the same scale. The display is just a number that cannot be compared to the display of another scale. What matters is the change on THAT scale. In starting the progra... Read more
Poker Night
Sunday, October 12, 2008      4 comments

Every once in a while we get together at my best friend's house to play poker. I am very independent and have very few close friends. But my friendship with Chi goes back nearly 20 years now. At times over the years we have drifted apart. We... Read more
Another Angle
Friday, October 10, 2008      6 comments

One thing I am doing differently, this time, is dressing for MY comfort. You know how we fatties always try to cover it up; sweat pants, loose-fitting shirts. The first few times we go, we shower first and make our hair presentable. Screw tha... Read more
"I'm hot! Sticky, sweet..."
Thursday, October 09, 2008      6 comments

When my alarm went off this morning, I drudgingly got out of bed. I let the dogs out, brushed my teeth, stumbled to my dresser and rummaged around to find a pair of shorts and t-shirt. From the darkness I heard the words I was dreading, "Swee... Read more
With Purpose
Tuesday, October 07, 2008      6 comments

This morning was different. I've been to the gym many times before. About 20 years ago, I worked out pretty regularly and did a bit of weight lifting. I looked good (hella good compared to today). Distractions happened; relationships, work, ki... Read more
Once a Skeptic
Thursday, October 02, 2008      6 comments

Well I am only a few weeks into the SP program. I was skeptical at first, I must say. I came here originally, just looking for recipe information and advice. It has taken my until this week to feel truly motivated and all it took was signing... Read more

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