It Just Looks That Way

Nearly two weeks into Fitwit’s Fall Into Shape Challenge and things are just rolling along. Results of the dunk test convinced me that I am on a pretty good diet path, so instead of even more restrictions, my goal is to be a little more conscious and thoughtful than usual. Small changes add up over time.…

Moment of Truth

Just before noon today, we drove over to a parking lot in Decatur where I met a man and got in a pool in the back of his box truck to take a test. It was a very pleasant experience. Since April 27, I have lost 20% of my fat weight and kept all my lean. I was carrying around 50 pounds…

Week Three, meh.

Alright, week three of better eating is done. And I can’t even think of anything particularly outstanding about it. Maybe boredom is a bad thing and I’m about to break, or maybe it’s a good thing and I’m getting used to eating better? My chef is thrilled at not having to cook rice or bread…

The First Week

The first week of food awareness, actually eight days now, was not too bad. Sure, I want a cookie, but managed to make do without. I’m even snacking on grapes at night. Crazy. Last week was my first ever two-salads-in-a-day day and I ate more bacon last week than in my last six months. That’s good I…

28 Days: Day 1

Today I started the 28-Day Challenge with Fitwit. It’s a month of teams of three trying to cut body fat and create some good eating habits. I’m following the paleo-style menu recommended, and hope it’ll help me not be so terrible at the “diet” part of “diet and exercise”. After reaching 225 pounds, I went back…