I’ve been saying it literally for years. I know what needs to be done. The question is, can I do it? I was an athlete for nearly all of my life until I was in my mid twenties. Stop swimming eight miles a day, start drinking eight beers a day… you do the math. I Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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This is a story from a while ago but I wanted to make sure I shared it here on the blog. As you can see from the number, weight wise I’m going pretty good. I’ve been dealing with some sickness so I haven’t been eating all that bad with the exception of this morning when Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Been doing a lot of thinking lately. As you can see, not making a lot of progress. The concept of “flipping the switch” is one that I wanted to talk about today. It’s a phrase that I utter to my son on a regular basis. His behavior can leave a little something to be desired Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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We’re less than 2 weeks away from Thanksgiving.  After that, we’re in the prime of holiday season which for us always includes lots of family and friend get togethers.  The good thing is that I’m not REALLY a big sweet eater (with the exception of my mom’s pecan pie at Thanksgiving… yummers). In all honestly, Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Don’t think I’ve mentioned it, but Amanda’s starting to freak me out a bit when she’s looking at my size.  A couple of weekends back, we went to a wedding and trying to get my neck into a shirt & tie is always a treat.  She’s saying (and she would know) that my neck is Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Here we are… another Friday and the number on the scale really hasn’t moved.  I went out on Wednesday evening and had beers which is never a good thing for the waistline but have kept my other “splurges” to a minimum. I took a long introspective look at myself the other day and I realized Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Being down 4.5 lbs is always a good thing, but I know that I’ve got some weight challenges on the horizon.  This evening for example, I’m going to the Annex for our monthly tweet up.  In all likelihood I won’t be eating there this evening, but even if I stick to say 2 beers (which Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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As you can see, my weight will fluxuate quite a bit from day to day (plus or minus a pound or two).  Wednesday night I went to the Lizard and had a couple of beers toward the tour and 6 wings.  While wings are certainly not on any diet, I’ve cut down my typical 12 Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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If I’m being honest here, I’m actually not quite sure how I’m as light as I am right now.  I’ve been eating like shit, drinking way too much beer and not working out.  Still shooting for the 200 barrier.  Would very much like to get there before my 6 year quit date, but I kind Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Got the numbers going back in the right direction this AM.  It was a rough couple of days and at this point I don’t think I’ve got much in the immediate future in terms of potential pitfalls for the diet. Looking to really kick it into high gear between now and then time I go Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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So as I’d alluded to previously, I had a night out with a client/friend last night which included dinner and drinks while watching the Browns game.  I’d actually forgotten that prior to that, I also had a happy hour scheduled with another client.  So… yesterday was probably not the best day from a diet perspective.  Between Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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A month ago I made a huge change in my life… I decided that it was time to lose some weight and get much healthier.  At the time I was eating a bunch of garbage, drinking too much beer and doing essentially nothing physically (other than chasing my kids around).  Since then I’ve been to Continue reading “https://www.primeverdict.com/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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