Finding-My-Best-Life-2019, General

Quick Review: VEGA Essentials Shake

I’m not one to jump on a diet or health-trend bandwagon. Despite having lost 40 lbs at one point in my life, I’ve basically tried to lose weight with a general policy of cutting calories and increasing activity. However, something that has always been a struggle, having a desk job, is reducing my hunger level […]

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General, Share-topia 2018

Weight and sick update

One of my goals for the new year was to get back down to the weight I want. It’s never easy to lose weight, no matter how successful you’ve been in the past. It doesn’t matter that I lost 40 lbs. back in 2010. When you gain 15-20 of it back, it’s just as hard […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Weight loss quick update

It’s been a long couple of weeks, watching my diet and counting calories, but the results are paying off. I’m down about 5 lbs. in the past three weeks, and I’ve started to figure out which eating strategy works best for me. When I was losing weight the first time I was single and living […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Back to calorie counting

When I started losing weight in 2010 I got down to the low 160s. I was happy with this weight for the most part, and was able to maintain it without too much trouble for many years. Then along came Christmas 2014, and for some reason I over ate far more than I realized, and […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Playing the calorie game

When I first lost weight in 2010 I didn’t use any type of calorie tracking tool. I simply ate a lot less and started running and walking a lot. Because I was single at the time, and 4 out of 7 nights a week I was all alone without my kids, it was easy to […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

More equals more

I’ve had a weight loss journey before when in 2010 I lost ~40 lbs. One of the things that I discovered back then, and it’s still true today, is that portion sizes are very out of whack for my body size. Once I started eating less I found myself getting to the point where I […]

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