July 2009

2009 Blood Test Results

July 21, 2009

I had put off a doctor visit for awhile so the blood work I recently got back is the first I have had for about 20 months. But despite my not doing well on my weight loss plan the results were pretty good. In fact, much better than I expected. Frankly after being diagnosed with [...]


Results of my Sleep Study

July 12, 2009

As I wrote about in my last post, My Visit to a Sleep Clinic – Overnight Sleep Study, I recently participated in a sleep study to determine whether I had sleep apnea. I ended that post in the morning waiting for the doctor to discuss the results. If you want to know a little more [...]


My Visit to a Sleep Clinic - Overnight Sleep Study

July 10, 2009

I don’t recall being a snorer when I was a normal weight. As I gained weight my snoring got worse and to the point where it really has effected my quality of life the last couple of years. It’s not just the snoring, it’s the tossing and turning, the waking in the middle of the [...]


The Not-So-Private Hell of Being Really Really Fat

July 5, 2009

This is a guest post by Fat Daddy. I am the Fat Daddy. I coined this phrase in a post I wrote for my blog on June 19, entitled Fat People, A Carnival Side Show, which dealt with the show the Biggest Loser and other public weight loss ventures. When I wrote it I was [...]


Which Genes in Our DNA Affect Weight Issues?

July 2, 2009

This is a guest post by Dena White. Studies are currently underway to establish which genes are responsible for how our bodies process fat and nutrients. The main focus is determining if obesity is in fact genetic, or if lifestyle plays a larger role. Genetic Consistency For thousands of years, human genetics have stayed pretty [...]


June 2009 Contest Winners Announced!

July 1, 2009

I can’t believe June is already gone and it is the first of July! Where the heck did the month go? You may remember that I announced my biggest giveaway ever, a contest that was open all June. With 7 total prizes and cash to the top 3 including a grand prize of $250 cash [...]


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