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I think I’ve figured out what motivates me…or should I say, KEEPS me motivated. I’ve not yet figured out what sets the switch off that makes me (or anyone) suddenly get all hot for fitness and then completely lose interest but I have figured out what keeps me going once that switch has been flipped. [...]

Life is not all hats and horns

…and neither is this weight-loss mission.

I’ve gained my stupid pounds back – the ones that I keep dancing with over and over again. It’s not like I don’t understand why I am gaining weight. What I don’t understand is how ‘that thing’ that makes people gung-ho about accomplishing something works. I’m certain that it’s [...]

Obesity… it’s morbid.


Didja see that little play on words there? LoL So darn clever I am.

Ok, so this morning I figured I’d see how far I have come on the Body Mass Index or BMI.

When one is obese, it means that a person is 20% or more pounds over their ideal weight. This equals [...]

Real weight-loss vs. fake weight-loss

People with weight problems know how to lose weight. It might sound strange. If they know how to lose weight then why don’t they? I don’t flippin’ know. Why didn’t I lose weight when I was slowly creeping into the 300′s? I don’t flippin’ know. I didn’t want to? That’s not true. I didn’t want [...]

The amazing body

It was my thought that if I didn’t go out and do something exercizey every day that I would end up quitting. I was probably right. I think ya really have to build up momentum and to do that, ya have to commit to the process. When I did the couch to 5 K program [...]


Looks like I have the most common type of arthritis: osteoarthritis. Here’s a picture of the horn growing out of a disk on the right side of my lower spine.

big ole’ horn-o-arthritis

I have some more on my upper back and my tailbone is almost fused with my lowest disk. My neck is [...]

Visit to the chiropractor


I went to a new chiropractor. Quite impressive – a husband and wife team. They were really nice, super informative and very comfortable to be around.

Back pain is something that I’ve just grown accustomed to. When asked to describe my level of pain on a scale from one to ten, I often pick [...]