Category Archives: Health

Burning takes energy; it’s hard work

With a 1,684 calorie basic background burn rate, it is pretty easy to understand why eating less than that will thwart any weight-loss efforts you might undertake, isn’t it?  Well, isn’t it? Actually, for many of us it isn’t immediately … Continue reading

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To calculate your body mass index, you need to do a couple of quick conversions and a little math. The formula for BMI I use is: W / H^2 where W is weight in kilograms and H is height in meters. I’m … Continue reading

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More lipolysis for the win!

A small success this week, but the Tuesday checkin revealed another 2 pounds of weight lost, with a steady (and expected) 0.8% body fat reduced as well.  I’m gearing up for a big push over the next couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Lunchtime walk

I usually only take about fifteen minutes for lunch, and during that time I’ve been trying to fit in a walk to help with my weight-loss goals.  I’m slowly expanding the route day by day to include an extra block … Continue reading

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54lbs and 17% to go

Over the last couple of years I have been rather unkind to my waistline.  I’d like to say I’ve spent a lot of time getting back to a stable base in my personal and work life, which for the most … Continue reading

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Drinking for Charity

For those amongst you who still use cash to buy things there will be familiarity with that weighty and near valueless side-effect of loose change.  It fills pockets, occupies counter tops, and serves little purpose beyond the occasional need to … Continue reading

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Yoga, Caffeine, and Losing Weight

It has been almost two years since my life changed quite drastically after the first quarter of 2006.  At that time I was a little under 150lbs in weight, I worked out four to five times a week and despite mounting … Continue reading

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A good night’s sleep

For whatever reason at around 8:00pm last night I suddenly felt the need to go upstairs and lie down.  Meaghan and I had recently finished dinner and had just finished discussing what we might like to do with the rest of … Continue reading

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Wii Fit says I’m 29

…and they’re right.  I am 29 years old.  I’ve been getting back into playing the Wii Sports package that came with our Wii.  This free title contains five interactive sports games, each of which use the special Wiimote as their main mechanic: Tennis, … Continue reading

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Great summer not so great for the waistline

I have had an outstanding summer.  Thanks to Travis and Jenn, Tawny, my parents, Ellie, Peter, and recently Davida, I’ve had a lot of fun and have certainly started an up-turn in the trend for the year.  While not always smooth, it … Continue reading

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