August Mile Marker

I knew that my average weight was going to go up in August.  I had vacation time planned and I intended to enjoy it. I was going to behave like I was on vacation. Because, let’s face it, it was my first actual vacation in almost two years. But what I wasn’t expecting was how LITTLE…

June Mile Marker

I’m inching closer to that Marathon Weight! My average weight for June was 182.6lbs. My heaviest weight was 186.5 and my lightest weight was 176.4. The up and down game continues. But it was a significant drop in my average weight from the previous months. May’s average was 185.0lbs. So I went down almost 2.5lbs.…

April Mile Marker

I finally feel like I’m getting back on track towards my Marathon Weight! My average weight for April was 186.2lbs. Down three pounds from my March average. Yay! What changed this month? I didn’t do as many multi-day fasts as I did in March or February. But I did two 41-hour fasts. One at the…

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…

Cracking the Obesity Code

Everyone knows how to lose weight: Make sure that your calories “in” are less than your calories “out”, right? Wrong! According to The Obesity Code by Jason Fung most of our concepts about weight gain and obesity are incorrect. And the obesity explosion over the last few decades reflect this. More people are trying to…

Intermittent Fasting… Intermittently

I first heard about Intermittent Fasting while listening to a Tim Ferris podcast a few years ago. I don’t think the person being interviewed called it Intermittent Fasting, but he didn’t eat his first meal of the day until 3pm or 5 pm. Crazy! The thought of it gave me hunger pangs. Two years ago,…