July 2008

Winners Announced for Soap & Water Contest!

July 31, 2008

Congratulations to the winners of my Soap & Water contest, I’ll be contacting you for details on how you can receive your prizes. There were 3 winners of a bottle of GymSoap and 1 Grand Prize winner of a water filter combo pack from Aquasana. Congratulations again!


The Power of Documentation

July 31, 2008

As you can easily see by my graphs I was doing well until the beginning of this year at which point I took a bit of a slide until a month ago, when I weighed in at my highest for some time, 279. I’m now a month in and had an unofficial weigh-in today of [...]


Soap & Water Giveaway Contest Ends Thursday

July 30, 2008

[CONTEST CLOSED - Winners Announced!] As a reminder, my Soap & Water Giveaway Contest ends tomorrow night - I’m not exactly sure when I’ll have the time to close it off so get your entries in early if you can. So far I think I have about 20 contestants each with a varying amount of [...]


Progress on Goals for the Week

July 25, 2008

Since we are leaving for Boston this morning and not getting back until Sunday night I thought I would post an update today on my goals for the week since I won’t be posting my normal Sunday update (and unless I have the time and a computer in the hotel I probably won’t be posting [...]


Gap Drops XXL Size for Men - and Other Slaps to the Face

July 24, 2008

According to the Big Fat Blog The Gap has decided to no longer carry XXL sizes for men.  As I don’t shop at the Gap this decision does no impact me (I still need to buy XXXL at speciality stores) but I find it fascinating that it can make this decision in light of the fact [...]


In Which I Tell My Wife About My Weight Loss Blog

July 22, 2008

Amy, Do you remember back in January when we were talking about the weight I had lost and you asked me what was making the biggest difference in my success? What I told you was, to put it simply, eating less and exercising more. But there was something I didn’t tell you. Since August of [...]


Goals For The Week of 7/21/08

July 21, 2008

Given the success of my goal setting last week I decided I would try again this week. In yesterday’s update I mentioned my schedule was a little turned around this week with a travel day but I was only talking about my work schedule - I completely forgot that my wife and I are going [...]


Weekly Update - 7/20/2008

July 20, 2008

Diet starting weight: 295 Week starting weight: 277 Today’s weight: 275 Week weight loss: 2 lbs Total weight lost: 20 lbs Last Sunday I established three goals for myself this week and I am pleased to say that I accomplished all three. I am particularly happy to have lost the two pounds that I set [...]


Announcing the Soap & Water Giveaway Contest

July 18, 2008

[CONTEST CLOSED - Winners Announced!] I’m always looking for ways to give back to my readers, which is why I occasionally hold free giveaway contests. Being able to send a free bike valued at $400 to Mama Bear June was one of the high points on my blog this year. This time, I’ve take a [...]


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