Monthly Archives: May 2011

I jumped off the plateau; I’m down to 192 lbs

Plateau, shmateau. I weighed myself on Wednesday morning, and I’m down to 192 lbs. That’s officially 14 lbs lost since February. I was seemingly stuck on 194 for over a week, so I thought I was trapped on a fabled … Continue reading

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Thor (2011)

After the Bike MS ride, I got home at 9pm. I freshened up, ate a nice pasta dinner my wife whipped up, and I hit the road. I was meeting my friend Doug in New Brunswick to see Thor. Was … Continue reading

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The 2011 Bike MS “Coast the Coast” Ride

I did it! I rode 85 miles in one day. I decided to not repeat last year’s late morning start and missing the team photo. No, not again. Friday night, I got my equipment together, and placed it next to … Continue reading

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My day before the Bike MS ride

I accomplished most of the items on my checklist for today: I made the lunches and dropped off the kids to school. I fit in some additional office work in. I went to see my ophthalmologist, got my eye exam, … Continue reading

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Coraline (2009)

Earlier this year, while we had the HBO/Showtime free trial, I recorded the film Coraline, as I heard good reviews about it. Also, I’m not a snob, and I can appreciate a good animated flick. Life, as always, adds complications, … Continue reading

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I think I’m ready for Saturday’s big 85-mile ride

I think I’m basically ready for Saturday’s big 85-mile ride. I’ve got two more days to go, and although I’m a little nervous about attempting to traverse that long distance, I’m sure it will be fine in the end. I’m … Continue reading

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Have I reached my first plateau at 194 lbs?

It’s been nearly a week, and I’m apparently stuck at 194 lbs. Have I reached a plateau? For those unaware, in fitness terms, weight loss can halt at certain stages, which can be frustrating. From what I’ve learned, it happens … Continue reading

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I wish there was more time in the day

I wish there was more time in the day. There is so much to do at the office, and I end up switching from task to task. When I get home from work around 7pm, we have maybe 2 hours … Continue reading

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Going the Distance (2010)

On Saturday night, after the kids went to bed and the dishes were done, my wife and I sat down to have a little movie/date night. On the menu tonight? Going the Distance, a 2010 romantic comedy starring Drew Barrymore … Continue reading

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I’m down to 193.5 lbs

Yeah, baby. I’m down to 193.5 lbs! That means that I just need to lose¬†another¬†3.5 lbs by next Saturday to hit 190 lbs. I think it would be nice to weigh 16 lbs less than last year. The less I … Continue reading

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