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Old 08-27-2013, 10:05 AM   #31
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hey guys,

funny video Doug ! Made me laugh !

Off the induction levels now for a few days, still keeping an eye on the carbs though,

working nights all week which makes me miserable so i usually eat a couple sugary things to ease things, went out and bought a few atkins bars, so hoping that will stand in for the sugar

glenn Jones, keep up the good work, it gets frustrating when theres no movement on the scale, but i always feel better in my clothes and then the scale will start to move, stay the course, you are doing great
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Old 09-02-2013, 04:13 AM   #32
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Monday 6/24/2013: 224.0
Monday 7/01/2013: 221.2
Monday 7/08/2013: 220.0
Monday 7/15/2013: 220.0
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Monday 7/29/2013: 219.0
Monday 8/05/2013: 216.0
Monday 8/12/1103: 217.0
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Have a safe Labor Day guys...and you as well Shiner up there in Canada!!
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:21 AM   #33
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All i can say is wow! the last week or so I have been around 173 or so, now wiegh in time and im 4 lbs over, !

anyhow, havent tried very hard in the last week, want to get back on eating better and exercising now that my shifts are going to be a little more normal starting tomorrow

and with school back in, may be easier to get these things done now

Thanks Glenn, is it a holiday as well in USA?

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Old 09-08-2013, 05:59 AM   #34
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Hey guys. I wanted to check in and see how everyone has been doing. Looks like I am not the only one that has been going backwards. I have not weighed myself in a while. I know what I eat in a day and know that I am not working out. I am trying to change that. It seems like there are so many things to get done in a day that I don't "have time" to take care of myself. Yesterday, I hit that point where I just felt fat.

Like Shiner, it is hard to find that gusto to get going again. I am frustrated because I know this works, but I have really lacked discipline to just go low carb. On low carb, I feel great, have a ton of energy, and am rarely hungry. I am giving it another round starting today.

Thanks to all of you on this thread for keeping it alive. I was unsure of what I would find when I logged on. It is good to see that there is still success and motivation among you.

Enough whining and sulking. I have some latrine duty.
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Old 09-08-2013, 06:44 PM   #35
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Great day. Stayed low carb and did a workout. 89 to go (running the Power 90 program again - trying for 90 days this time).
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Huff - good to see you back.

My first day without sugar or starch in...a while. Calories are on the low side today because I was so busy this morning, I didn't have much appetite when I got around to having lunch.

brkfst: scrambled eggs w/ pepperjack cheese, onions, and sour cream w/ a glass of V-8
lunch: cottage cheese & sugar-free jello
dinner: a couple of hot dogs w/ mustard and a heap of home made cole slaw w/ mayo & cider vinegar for dressing
snacks: 2 tbsp peanut butter, several glasses of sugar free root beer

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Today's chow:

bkfst: same as yesterday
lunch: a couple of naked cheeseburgers and 1.5 c cole slaw w/ mayo and cider vinegar
dinner: a slice of colby jack cheese and 24 plain almonds
snacks: half a cup of cottage cheese w/ sugar free jello, diet soda

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Old 09-10-2013, 07:24 PM   #38
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Good to see you again Doug.

I did not eat low carb today, but I did not go overboard. It is getting close to turn in for the night, but I think I am going to do a quick workout. I had a meeting that went real late last night and when I arrived home I had zero motivation to work out.

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Old 09-11-2013, 05:55 AM   #39
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When I went to do my workout last night, I resumed with the level 1 P90 workout. I learned fast just how out of shape I really was. I couldn't do the basic yoga stretches at the beginning and when I started to do the warmup knee lifts it was cramp city. I switched up to the treadmill for two miles. Looks like I will need conditioning for a few weeks.
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:13 AM   #40
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Reboot - Wounded, Off Track, and Starting Over.

It's been about 3 years since I last reported in to Camp Charlie.

I had a 2008 high of about 310. I started LC in February 2009, was very successful over the next year, and got down to 249 in mid-2010, with a goal of 220.

Then, as they say, the SHTF.

I am a big guy, 6'2", and love weightlifting. I do it safely, but I do it heavy with a goal to build muscle mass. Never did like much aerobic work, but it's part of my warm up and cool down while lifting, so was getting some running and stair exercises in, three to four days a week with an intense lifting regimen. Then I hurt my back and hip, and around the same time began going through a divorce.

Oddly, no injury while lifting heavy. One day, I went to get out of my car, slipped and twisted something wrong, and went down. Over the next 24 hours I "locked up" completely. My knee had turned inward too far, and I had fallen backward and jerked kind of violently to stabilize myself. Long story short, midnight emergency room visit because I could barely move, injectable and oral anti-inflammatories, chiropractic for a couple of months, and by that time had went off my WOE and workout regimen. Then a year of divorce stress. Never got restarted...until now, almost 3 years later.

All is better now in so many ways. No lingering injury, remarried, new and better job. But here's how it's worse: While on LC, I had gotten started with some sweet LC products for convenience and variety, and I guess I developed a sweet tooth. I never in my life ate sugary foods or drank sweet drinks, but once I started I have found it difficult to cut them out - but often now it's the full sugar versions. I still think I have less sugar intake than the average American, though I'm not sure that's saying much. I know that I have a whopping food intake, whether it's crap high carb or not - when I eat, I tend to eat a lot of volume. That, along with reduced activity and having gone completely off an LC WOE, has left me at 339 pounds, with high blood pressure and likely heading toward diabetes and heart disease (both family risk factors for me.)

I want to restart. I don't know if I have the time to dedicate to the workout regimen again, but I am determined to get back on LC. It worked for me. I'm thinking of setting an initial goal of seeing 299 again, and by then I hope to have gained the confidence and determination to tackle the longer term goal of heading for 220.

I'm disgusted with myself for gaining exactly 90 pounds from where I was (not far from my goal weight), after sticking with it so well and feeling so good. For the last week, I've eliminated sugar to prime myself a little, and I'm starting true LC today. I know I'm going to need help.

Although I love my family, I can't count on LC support - my wife and kids don't have any weight struggles, and honestly don't seem to understand despite my explanations. They eat lots of fruits, vegetables, nuts, pasta, whole grain stuff, overall a nutritionist would be proud I guess, but I can't eat that way and I can't really expect them to change a WOE that works for them. I tried rebooting LC about six months ago but there was a family pizza night followed by a weekend of chinese, my weaknesses, and it went down the tubes from there.

I want to check in here when I can, and force feed myself some motivation and support.

So... I'm hoping to give myself a swift kick in the pants, straighten up and fly right, get my BP under control, and drop some fat. Wish me luck!
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Old 09-12-2013, 07:39 PM   #41
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Lincoln Hawk - same issue with sweets. Nothing close to the injury stuff though. Dang.

It is hard sticking low carb when your family is not on low carb. Lots of temptations laying around.

I am getting back into gear too. I remember how great I felt every day when I was on the "plan". Want that back bad.
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:20 AM   #42
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Monday 7/15/2013: 220.0
Monday 7/22/2013: 220.0
Monday 7/29/2013: 219.0
Monday 8/05/2013: 216.0
Monday 8/12/1103: 217.0
Monday 8/19/2013: 217.0
Monday 8/26/2013: 216.4
Monday 9/02/2013: 215.6
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Monday 9/16/2013: 214.8

Huff - good to see you back.

Welcome back Wolfgang - I remember you from years ago, I too gained weight back (44lbs) that I fought so hard to lose. Anyway I'm determined again to reach goal and use maintenance correctly/wisely.

Have a great week guys.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:59 AM   #43
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Down 4 pounds for the week, to 235.

Nice to hear from you again, glennjones. And huff, I'm pretty sure I remember you from back in the day. You're right, it's difficult when family isn't doing an LC WOE.

I've been at 339 +/- about 2 pounds for over a month (since I gave up the denial of "meh, the scale only goes to 300, I'm probably just a smidge over that" and bought one that goes higher). Just started back LC last week. Already at 235. Hope that's a trend, but when it's less than 2% of body weight lost or gained, it doesn't mean much until the trend is well established. Hopefully, that's where I'm headed.

Could have done better over the weekend, but it's better than I've done in a long time. Most of the meals I'm proud of were fried eggs (usually 6 or 7 at a meal, fried in canola with Lousiana hot sauce or a little blue cheese dressing on top), broccoli with margarine (going to pick up some real butter today instead), or stir fried mushrooms and green beans with garlic. Did have some pickled beets because they were there, though I know they aren't LC.

When I got really hungry, a couple of tablespoons of peanut butter or some dry roasted peanuts - something I need to lay off of because I know it tends to slow me down, but it does knock out the hunger pretty quickly and keep me from an even worse choice.

So...for this week: plan is scrambled eggs for breakfast, salads with blue cheese for lunch, garlic broccoli/mushroom/green bean stir fry or Morningstar Farms Grillers Prime patties with cheese for dinner, edamame, mozzarella string cheese sticks, or a couple of fried eggs for snacks.

In the meantime, I'll try to get back into LC menu mode and stock up on a few necessaries to keep on track.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:16 AM   #44
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Stuck to it yesterday... Scrambled eggs in the morning, romaine salad with blue cheese for lunch, fried eggs and a broccoli mushroom stir fry with butter for dinner. On track so far today as well...
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Old 09-17-2013, 03:58 PM   #45
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wow look at this place now!!!

good to see some people returning and other new guys,

lets keep this thing alive boys, it ultimately helps us all when we are accountable.

I just started induction on monday, pretty crabby today with headaches and feeling quite out of sorts

tomorrow is another day, hopefully it gets better and better.

I ate all my carbs today in the form of croutons in my salad, and had a tiny piece of bread, may have been above induction levels, but i needed to eat something,
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Old 09-20-2013, 06:56 AM   #46
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"Needed to eat something..." I hear you on that, Shiner. Even though I know I have to avoid certain things, at times I lose the battle just a bit because when arguing with myself, I have a tendency to always win - and often in favor of indulging a little. I had a couple/three tablespoons of peanut butter last night (which can slow fat loss down for me) and then just had to have a glass of milk with it. My only carbs for the day, other than the carbs in salad and broccoli. Would have been a perfect LC day if not for a moment of low willpower.

It's always easy to justify that something really isn't that big a deal in comparison to old bad habits. I mean, how bad a cheat was that for me? 20 carbs? And probably 30 grams of nice, satisfying protein to go with it? Wasn't like I reached for the Haagen-Dazs, a frozen pizza, or a bowl of pasta. BUT...for me at least, I can't think that way. I do need to take action to keep some smarter impulse snacks around. Frankly, nuts of various kinds and cheese are my downfalls, because they *ARE* LC, but they slow down my efforts if I'm not really careful with them. I do best when I'm almost ridiculous about dedication to a near-induction level WOE.

Same goes for you, Shiner. You know the croutons and tiny piece of bread are just going to prolong the unpleasantness of induction and really don't satisfy anyway. Just not worth it. So grab some of your favorite LC food and stockpile some quick snacks. Make a stash. Be an LC "prepper." Make some Ziploc "ammo bags" - just a half portion of something quick you can reach for if you're stuck and hungry. Make a Tupperware "grenade" - a prepared but storable, maybe even freezable, LC entree, ready to throw back if you're pinned down until you can get to the next real meal.

For me, "ammo bags" are a few almonds, a double handful of sunflower seeds in the shell, a couple mozzarella sticks, a hard boiled egg and a packet of horseradish sauce, or a raw broccoli/cauliflower mix with a packet of blue cheese dressing. I don't know why, but actually putting them in a package for "semi-emergency use" seems to work for me; I don't actually reach for them as often as I would think, and when I break into one I know I need to be thinking about the next real meal.

A "grenade" for me might be a plastic container with a Morningstar Farms Griller Prime Patty that I have pan-fried with a small can of mushrooms and topped with a little shredded cheese, ready to reheat in the microwave if the need arises. Or leftover stir-fry. Or a steam-in-bag serving of edamame or broccoli. I've even prepared a small one-or two-egg mushroom/spinach/cheese omelet, put it in one of those small kids' sandwich boxes, sealed that in a Ziploc, and stuck it in the freezer (actually not bad at all when reheated.)

Now, one more military analogy and then I'll stop, I promise. If you were going on patrol, you'd hope not to have to use much in the way of ammo or grenades - but you would want them there if you need them. You would, however, fully expect to use your MRE rations, right? So keep the fridge stocked with actual meals, at home or at work, or in a cooler bag you take with you. Or know in advance where you're going to eat out, and what the menu options are. PLAN on refueling at regular intervals, and you won't run into eating carbs out of semi-justifiable necessity.

I actually learned a lot from raising my kids - especially when they're little, anytime you go out you had better have a cooler bag with bottle/formula/drinks/snacks/etc. When I'm doing LC, especially at a restart like now, I have to keep within a couple hours' range of the next meal or something to take the edge off, or purposely feed myself preemptively even if I'm NOT hungry, just to avoid getting suddenly ravenous or feeling like dirt.

These are the sorts of little games I played that helped keep me on track and kind of having fun with LC before. There are routine days when I know I probably won't need to bother with much prep, and then there are road trips, meetings, movie nights, or hectic days of various kinds where having some kind of stash is handy and helps win the battle.

By the way - a few days now that I'd rate myself at 90% or better with sticking to LC. Biggest goofs so far have been the aforementioned PB and milk, some carrots in the steamed veggies I ate at a restaurant yesterday (identical argument to self as yours, Shiner), and some Chinese fried tofu and broccoli in an unknown but tasty brown garlic sauce that I drained as well as I could (avoided the rice and noodles, however.) Sauce was thin, so maybe no cornstarch thickener, and didn't taste sweet, so maybe no sugar, but you never know.

If Monday rolls around and I have lost a pound or two for the week, I'll call it worthwhile and try to buckle down a little more.
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Monday 6/24/2013: 224.0
Monday 7/01/2013: 221.2
Monday 7/08/2013: 220.0
Monday 7/15/2013: 220.0
Monday 7/22/2013: 220.0
Monday 7/29/2013: 219.0
Monday 8/05/2013: 216.0
Monday 8/12/1103: 217.0
Monday 8/19/2013: 217.0
Monday 8/26/2013: 216.4
Monday 9/02/2013: 215.6
Monday 9/09/2013: 216.0
Monday 9/16/2013: 214.8
Monday 9/23/2013: 214.0

Not much of a loss but I'll take it...14 pounds to go for goal and am in it for the long haul.

Wolfgang - peanut butter (Smuckers natural chunky) is my weakness and I can't even keep almonds or any type of nut in the house.

Have a great week!
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-1 pound to 334. Slow, but I'll take it.

Focus this week is to up the eggs and LC salads and veggies, cut out the nuts and cut back on the cheese. Might even try something close to induction, but don't know if I can quite manage that this week.
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Old 09-28-2013, 01:21 PM   #49
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Anyone thought of who will start the next months thread?

I'd nominate Glenn Jones, as he has consistently posted through the past months.

October is an important month for a lot of us, especially with the luer of the halloween candy, i have been successful and also failed in past octobers, i am not sure what this one holds this year.

I did an induction 2 weeks ago and then went completely mad the 3 following days, with this work schedule and more importantly my unwillingness to eat better, i am back where i started before the induction

I need motivation, we are maybe thinking of a trip in the next 3-4 months, and that usually gets me all geared up, hopefully we can catch up on the bills and jump a plane to a warmer place
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-1 lb to 333. Slow but steady.

Didn't stick to induction, but mostly stuck LC. Eased off on the peanut butter and cheese, did have some pistachios over a couple of days which aren't the best for me on LC. About a cup of milk each day over the weekend, even though I know better, and about a cup of mixed strawberries/blueberries. A few artificial sweeteners in my tea and coffee here and there.

Most meals were salad/blue cheese, eggs, Morningstar Farms veggie products (veggie dogs, mushroom burgers, grillers), broccoli, mushrooms, a couple of LC protein bars.

Wish it was going faster, but I know from past experience it takes induction-level for me to really start melting it off, and haven't managed to hit that consistently.

Think I'm going to hard boil a couple dozen eggs to keep on hand, just to have a perfect (and quick) LC snack if I'm feeling peckish.
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Oct - 177 no change,

been up and down for the month, down as low as 174 to a high of 180, started LC 2 days ago, havent lost anything yet, trying to find my mojo again
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Hey boys. Long time no post. I'll try to catch up with what's happened in the last couple of months. It's good to see that some are still fighting the good fight!

My weight is up a bit, not too bad. I'm in a good groove with jogging every morning, but just can't seem to stick to eating well. Other than 1 or two days in the last months, I haven't eaten badly, but just seem to cheat. Unfortunately, that doesn't work for me. I've got to get it back in gear!
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Howdy boys. No I'm not dead. Just been really........ Busy.

Where to start. Well I got married! We had a great time in Tahoe, I'm really glad we did a destination wedding like this. It gave us a few days with friends and family and ample to time to take it all in. Here are a couple pics from the wedding







So wedding done, back to the diet and tri training right? Well no. So we got back from the wedding and wake boarding kinda consumed my life. We were on the lake 4 days of the week at 6am to get the good water. By the time I got off the water I really didn't have a lot of want to get out and train.

And then it happened. Six weeks ago, one early morning I was getting the boat ready to head to the lake (checking beer supply). I stepped off the boat and heard a crunch. Initially I thought I yet again had rolled my ankle, but the pain was different this time. Stupidly I finished hooking the boat up and put it on the lake. I tuffed the morning out (even tried to wake board), and despite urging from the new wife, we headed out to a family wedding that night (I was on crutches that I had kept from the last ankle injury). That night we ended up in the ER and I came home with some cool drugs and an X-Ray of a Jones Fracture in my right foot.

Six weeks in a cast, then six more in a boot with PT after. Great. Oh and this happened 5 days before the triathlon I've been training for as well. So needless to say that didn't happen. The boat hasn't been back out since, and I've been stuck on either crutches or a scooter thing since. The story gets better.....

On 9/11 my grandfather passed and we shortly after headed down to CA for the funeral. On returning I developed some pain in the calf of my leg that was cast. I didn't really think anything of it, but after talking with a co worker about it, I went to the ER yet again. Sure enough I had developed a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in my calf due to the inactivity of that leg. Oh yeah, this also instantly disqualified me at work (my biggest fear since starting my job). On a bright note, I'm finally off the heparin shots, but will have to continue the warfarin for at least 3-6 months to keep the clot from dislodging and going someplace nasty like my brain or lungs. I give a lot of credit to my coworker for potentially saving my life, as I could have easily died from this.

Oh and the government shutdown. Dont get me started. I'm working, but not getting paid for it. Great. Mean while I still have student loans, mortgage truck payment.... you name it.

Lets just say that the last month or two has been pretty d@#$ rough. Regardless I'm back on LC. I started about two weeks ago and am doing well so far. I've dropped all the weight I gained before the wedding, and am back down to my lowest in a long time. I'll try to check in more often, but I wont guarantee it. I'm writing a lot more on my blog and trying to build readership there. I'll try to keep ya'll posted on how I'm doing. I have some reading to do here as well I see.

Keep up the good work fellas.
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Dang, CTI. Sorry to hear about your problems. That's a lot of suck all at once. Congrats, though, on the wedding!

Despite a slight hangover this morning (watched an ugly UT football game last night with friends), I still got up and jogged a couple of miles. It was pretty rough, but I felt good about doing it.
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welcome back CTI and BigD !

sorry to hear about the bad run CTI, injuries really suck,

well ive been doing a sorta induction the last few days, by sorta i mean i had a hamburger yesterday for dinner, with bun, but for a few days ive been eating excellent

i have a new goal which will be attainable, i have until Nov 29th to lose about 10 lbs or so. it can be done, i started at 177.5 and am down to about 176 so far this past week, we are going to Cuba for a week and i want to not look so terrible,

wife and daughter exercised today and i just couldnt bring myself to, didnt feel like it, but i usually dont the first week of low carb, right now i am working 6 days a week usually with 4 of those being 10 hour shifts, so if i have downtime, like today i want to take it easy and relax,

i will make an effort tomorrow, even if its just walking, or rding the bike, rainy here today so the bike is out
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Not a big change but still in the the right direction. This week saw me back in urgent care last night. With the blood thinners they are super worried about the clot dislodging and going someplace nasty (like my heart or lungs or brain), so any weird pain prompts a visit to the ER. After dinner last night I had some chest pain, and after two hours of dealing with it, the wife made the call to go in. After being tackled by about 30 nurses when I walked in the door, the finial determination is they dont know. Great. Sent me home with some priolosec which I'm not going to take as it messes with my blood thinners. I'd rather deal with the heart burn.

Go get er done shiner. Look on pinterest for some quick morning workouts. Better than nothing and they only take like 15 min to do.
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awesome, my son got me sick, i feel terrible, not sure what it is but i feel it in my chest, all snotty, sneezing and have absolutely no energy for anything, last nite i went to bed at 830, tonite, i will be lucky if i make it to 730

heres hoping i goto bed early and get rid of this thing

up a lb from yesterday, not sure why, didnt eat anything out of ordinary
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Shiner, hope you get better soon. I never got sick (other than the whiskey flu) until I had kids. So many things they're exposed to.

I went to state fair on Tuesday with the family. I haven't been in a few years, and was shocked at the food vendor nonsense. When did frying everything become good cuisine?

Still doing my morning jogs. I started with an idea to only do 2 miles a day in hopes that I could avoid my body breaking down after a few weeks of pounding, but I keep pushing it further every day. I did 2.5 this morning and will likely push it to 3 next week. Everything is just feeling so good, and after getting through the first mile I just want to keep going.
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Going camping this weekend with the boys. I won't be jogging, but I'm sure there will be lots of hiking and other physical activity. I've got my food planned out pretty well, so I should be at least decent on eats.
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im down a bit these last couple of days, been eating very well, getting a bit bored with my choices, but going to try to stick with it,

I can vaguely remember a time when i was 165lbs, felt great then, not sure how long ago it was

went fishing yesterday, caught some nice jumbo perch, then on the way home some girl ran her car into my boat at a stoplight and destroyed the propeller, after cops, insurance blah blah, i wont get the boat back for a week and a half most likely, best fishing is right now,

i told her husband she can keep the piece of the prop that embedded in her bumper as a souvenir

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