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December 14, 2011 — Leave a comment

I heard the following over the past week:

  • Did you have weight loss surgery?
  • You need to start eating some of those exercise calories.
  • You mean you still eat?
  • You’re a jerk!

To which I responded:

  • Nope, all natural, 2-year effort. (not that surgery isn’t a viable option for some…)
  • OK Doctor, I’ll start doing that…
  • Yes – at least 5 times a day!
  • OK, I didn’t really hear this, but someone probably thought it, ’cause sometimes i am…

Training Journal – 12/14/11:

  • Current plan: 10K Training
  • Today’s session: Rest day!
  • Comments: Slept in ’til 0500 0515 0530! [i paid a price though by having to deal with late-morning, diminished-quality drivers. I know I’m not offending anyone here, since only the best drivers frequent this blog…]

Snack Time

June 2, 2011 — 2 Comments

It’s funny – since starting my diet changing my way of eating over a year ago, my afternoon snacks have changed.

It used to be a candy bar, some cookies, or something along those lines…chased with a Diet Coke.  Now it’s something different.  Better for my health…waistline.

For a while, it was pretzels; but lately, my “go to” snack has become a fiber cereal/dried cranberries mix – a DIY trail mix.


What’s your favorite afternoon snack?

“What’s HE Eating?”

January 28, 2011 — 3 Comments

So I’ve been on a diet for the last year and blogged about it a few weeks ago.  Anyway, I’ve lost about 75 pounds and, well, people are noticing…

I was in the cafeteria today getting my lunch (they have an AMAZING salad bar where I work) and noticed this woman doing the “round-the-stations” loop that many of us do when we go to a cafeteria and are trying to decide what to eat.  She saw me and said, “Let’s see what HE’S eating!”

I was making a salad and joked about how boring my salads were.  You see, being a creature of habit, I usually make the same salad: lettuce (of course), chicken breast, celery, carrots, cucumbers, bell peppers, edamame, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, and light ranch dressing.  For excitement, I sometimes swap red and yellow bell peppers.

[insert sound of crickets chirping]

Anyway, when I got back to my office, I recalled that the Lose It website allows you to see what your “favorite foods” have been for various periods of your daily food logs.  So, what is my most “favorite” food I’ve eaten for the past year?  To paraphrase the woman from the cafeteria, “What’s HE [been] Eating?”

[insert sound of drum roll]
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