Author Archives: John

16 pounds and a new size

Yesterday I went shopping with my wife, and my best friend. He needed some clothes for going back east, so he wanted to go to Bass Pro Shop. We’ve never been, so we said, what the hey, let’s go. It … Continue reading

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Call me Magnum….

..Just don’t ask me to move to Hawaii, or solve mysteries. Drive a Ferrari, yes please, I’ll take that, and oh, that fun helicopter as well. You may be asking, why Magnum? Well, in my past, and infrequent posts, I … Continue reading

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no longer whole

In school, we learn that the concept of “whole” often equates to 360, such as the number of degrees in a circle. Well, it can also apply to other things as well. Today I broke the 360 barrier, weighing in … Continue reading

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Everyone needs a goal. Whether it’s at work, or in a hobby, or in their personal lives. If you don’t have a goal, you tend to drift, like a ship without a rudder, or other cliches as appropriate. I recently … Continue reading

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A New, New Beginning

It’s been a while since I have blogged, mostly because, well, many reasons, but none really that significant. There have been some changes in my life, positive ones for sure. I left my employer, and started my own consulting firm. … Continue reading

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New choices

Day 4 of better choices. So far, we have tried three new recipes, all of which turned out well. Added bonus: lunch for the next day, instead of going out and buying it. So there is some savings in here … Continue reading

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Starting over, but I didn’t fail

This morning I had enough. The pants have gotten tight again, there are several jeans I don’t fit into, and it’s time to get re-focused. I can give all kinds of excuses: I was traveling like a mad man, I … Continue reading

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Like a Phoenix…well, almost

It’s been a while since I have sat down and put thought to keyboard. November 22 seems like it was a century ago. Since then, Christmas and New Years came and went, and I am happy to say, I maintained … Continue reading

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7 Weeks; Net Gain: 1.4 pounds

Wow, That’s not bad, considering all the hotel food and catered food I ate. Four weeks of high stress in New York, with a quick week at home somewhere in there, and two weeks in Kenya. Overall, I am pleasantly … Continue reading

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..two steps back

I can’t even say I took one step forward this week. A lot of work stress, compounded by a broken washing machine at home led to some bad choices. I did a quick check on the scale this morning, I … Continue reading

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