January’s Mile Marker

My weight went up a few pounds in January. My average weight was 188.9lbs. Up from December’s 186.0lbs. There was a lot of holiday eating going past the holiday season. We didn’t have our family over like usual, so Deb and I ate more treats than usual. And a part of it was my over-reliance…

Want to start Intermittent Fasting?

If you’ve been on the fence about Intermittent Fasting or were curious about it but not sure how to get started, I’ve got a challenge for you… I’ve created the Start Intermittent Fasting 30-Day Challenge. For thirty days, I’ll send you an email a day. With information and encouragement to get you started on your…

Holiday Food

It’s that time of year again. Imagine Paul Revere, riding his horse through town shouting: The Holidays are Coming! The Holidays are coming! For some, the holidays are already here. And for others, they are just around the corner. Holiday time is tricky. Especially, when you’re trying to watch your weight. Even in these pandemic…

November’s Mile Marker

Last month, I posted about keeping track of the monthly “mile” markers on my journey to my Marathon Weight. My weight goes up and down, so I keep track of the monthly average. It shows me how effective my weight loss has been. November’s monthly average was 187.6lbs. Yay! That’s down 0.9lbs from October’s average…

Playing with Plateaus

Losing weight is like taking two steps forward and one step backward. Often it’s one step forward and three or more steps backward. I lose a pound one day, but then gain two pounds the next day. It’s a back and forth process. My process for getting to my Marathon Weight (180lbs) is to use…

Two Simple Rules for Staying Married for 32 Years

Today, I celebrate my thirty-second wedding anniversary. It’s crazy to think that I’ve spent more than half my life with the lovely Deb Dagenais. Where did the time go? Thirty-two years… How does one stay married for so long? It’s simple — not easy, mind you — just simple. Follow these two rules… Rule #1:…