Results May Vary

Goal: achieved. The duck shirt is back. Dunk tank results: 17.7% body fat, down from 18.5. 186.4 pounds, down from 190.6. That’s “optimum health”. The only benefit to be gained from losing more weight is “cosmetic”. Perfect. The last time I weighed this much I was training 15+ hours a week. Now it’s about three. I just eat less doughnuts,…

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…

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…