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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Okay, now I'm hungry.... Seriously though, the first DietBet is in the books and I squeezed out a win, although I cut it way too close for comfort!! Tuesday was the first day of the weigh-in period, so I wanted to get the weight done as soon as possible, in case there were issues. Thankfully … Continue reading Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

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What Goes Down Must Come Up…

That's not quite Newton's 3rd Law of Motion, but it may as well be my custom law of weight loss.  In three days, from Tuesday through Friday, my weight decreased 3.3 pounds.  In three days, from Friday through today (Monday), my weight increased 4.2 pounds.  What's that all about? Let me start with the good news.  Even though … Continue reading What Goes Down Must Come Up…

In It to Win It

I'll admit, I am a pretty competitive person.  I also don't like to lose money.  I learned about Diet Bet years ago when a friend of mine did it, but I never tried it.  Because of these two attributes I possess, I find it ironic that I have never taken the plunge before now.  Maybe … Continue reading In It to Win It

Feeling Disappointed…

I used to be very involved in CrossFit and while I have come to accept that I will likely not do CrossFit again, I am not ready to accept that I cannot do Olympic lifts or full-body weightlifting.  Maybe somewhere in the back of mind, I knew this was coming, and maybe that's why I … Continue reading Feeling Disappointed…

Black-listed Food – Dairy

Dairy and I are not friends these days.  While the breakup isn't horrible because I am super-particular about the cheeses I will eat and avoid most creamy substances like the plague, it has been making it nearly impossible for me to enjoy some of my staples, like tacos and pizza.  However, removing the offending cheese … Continue reading Black-listed Food – Dairy

Foods I Love – Asparagus

I found a new website that I absolutely love!!  It is the "World's Healthiest Foods" and while it just sounds like a list of foods, it's so much more.  For each food on the list, there is a link to tons of research information on that food.  It gives nutritional information, as well as the … Continue reading Foods I Love – Asparagus