I’m A 2007 Weblog Awards Finalist!

November 2, 2007

I am honored to announce that I am a finalist in the category of Best Medical/Health Issues Blog for the 2007 Weblog Awards! These awards are the real deal, not like that spammy Blog of the Day award that has been going around. The 2007 Weblog Awards will be handed out live at BlogWorld & [...]


Comments Lists Added

October 27, 2007

Awhile back I added a few sections to my sidebar pertaining to comments that I wanted to point out.  While the focus of this blog is my journey to a healthier me I will also from time to time include posts like this where I am learning, and sharing, about the mechanics of blogging. First, I [...]


Best Medical/Health Issues Blog

October 18, 2007

I don’t believe I am the best Medical/Health Issues Blog out there, nor do I think I am even the best Weight Loss blog out there.  But still, I thought it would be fun to nominate myself for this 2007 Weblog Award anyway. If you like my blog, please take a moment to click the [...]


Great Opportunity to Improve your Blog

September 5, 2007

Many of you reading this have a blog and are writing about your own journeys from fat to fit.  Good for you!  I think that trying to build as big a support system as possible, both in the physical world and the virtual world, is an extremely important step in this marathon of building an improved you.  [...]

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How to do simple graphs in WordPress

August 22, 2007

I’ve recently added a small graph of my weight in my sidebar as well as a page for additional graphs such as BMI and strength training (total weight moved).  They aren’t the prettiest graphs to look at in my opinion (I’ve been looking at too much Office 2007 lately) but the options seemed to be [...]


August 21, 2007

I’ve become a contributor at, a group of eleven bloggers all working to build a support network to help achieve our goals.  This description is from our about page: The premise is this: Any time I’ve been successful in losing weight, it’s been because I’ve been accountable to somebody else for it. The more accountable [...]


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