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2008 retrospective: What worked, what didn’t

Looking back, I certainly learned a bunch about what works and what doesn’t with regard to my getting fit. In no particular order… Works: Outrageous distance-based goal with deadline (Lazy Man’s Triathlon, first 5K race, first 5K continuous run, marathon, open water swim, triathlon… what else to come?) Doesn’t work: Exercising for X minutes Y […]

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Wed, December 31 2008 » Motivation, Persistence, Progress, Strategy, Stress eating, Support, Useful tools » 4 Comments

Caffeine level today: “vibrating crackhead”

I experienced Nirvana today. After a week of little caffeine and only one or two Diet Cokes, I had a Crystal Light Focus. For, er, medicinal reasons. Really. What? You’re not buying that? I was jazzed. I was flying. I was buzzed. (I was not exactly focused. Unless you call working on 57 things at […]

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Fri, August 22 2008 » Cravings, Everything else » Comments Off on Caffeine level today: “vibrating crackhead”

I am normally a rational person, but…

Here I am, planning on working here at home today, and the only thing I can think of is that I’m locked in this house without a Diet Coke. I am normally a rational person, but when it comes to Diet Coke, there’s no rational thought involved. I know people who drink diet sodas gain […]

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Wed, August 13 2008 » Cravings » 3 Comments