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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

More on Oprah’s weight gain tell-all » The-F-Word.org

I’m not going to talk about Oprah. But I do want to talk about this statement in a blog about Oprah: “For people with disordered eating or an eating disorder, weight is but a symptom of a larger, often emotional problem.” (Disclaimer: I’m not suggesting Oprah or fat people have emotional problems.) The realization that […]

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Wed, December 17 2008 » Strategy, Stress eating, Support, Useful tools » 3 Comments

Anticipating a big loss tomorrow… (the good kind of loss)

Well, with no conscious effort, I think I’m going to ring in a big loss tomorrow on the scale. (Let’s hope I’m not humbled and end up with egg on my face and a gain, eh?) And I don’t mean “no conscious effort” in a bad way. It’s been effortless in a good way. I’m […]

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Fri, November 21 2008 » Progress » 2 Comments