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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-seventh in a Series)

Sandwich Generation. Noun. A generation of people, typically in their thirties or forties, responsible for bringing up their own children and for the care of their aging parents.   At forty-eight, I am the father to an eight-year-old…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-sixth in a Series)

It’s nice to be finally getting back on track. With being in Myrtle Beach two weeks ago and dealing with my parent’s health issues last week, this week is seeing a return to a more comfortable pace and routine for me. I try to be flexible…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-second in a Series)

If last weeks blog felt flat and forced, it’s because it was. Trying to keep up with this blog after all these weeks and somehow managing to make it seem fresh is quite the arduous task. It’s also because the weeks leading up to last week…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twentieth in a Series)

Last weeks weigh in was 200.2 pounds. 0.3 away from what I wanted. I did say numerous times I wanted to be at 200 or below. I guess if you take away the clothing and sneakers, I made it. But no one needs that image burned into their minds. This…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Fifteenth in a Series)

Wow, Fifteen weeks. Fifteen weeks have passed since I began this journey. I have impressed a lot of people with my weight loss and overall improvements in my health. I am down almost twenty pounds. But something has been going on these past…
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Winter Blues Got You Feeling Down?

Winter Blues is a type of depression that occurs during the shortest, coldest, and darkest days of the year, but dissipates come spring.  According to the NIH, 14-20% of people experience some form of seasonal mood changes, while about 9%…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Thirteenth in a Series)

Ok. In last weeks blog we discussed depression and how it can affect things like trying to lose weight. I had a bout of it that lasted a little longer than normal. As a result, I gained a little over a pound and a half. So, I took my own advice.…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twelfth in a Series)

My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twelfth in a Series) I promised that I would keep this blog honest and true. That means there will be no sugar coating of anything. This week I would rather not write this, however, I made a promise…