Clothing sizes are BS! Don’t believe the hype.

One of the joys of having lost weight is that I can buy new clothes (or used from consignment shops – my favorite ’cause I get to buy stuff cheap that other guys have gotten too big for!)  It’s nice not to have to wear sweatpants etc. I ordered some...

Obesity shrinks military recruitment pool

The military is feeling the stress of the obesity epidemic, and is tackling the issue head on by incorporating nutritional education as part of their training programs. CBS has a feature article which provides detail/statistics on the topic: Among 17- to 24-year-olds, 27 percent are too overweight for military service....

This commercial I shot won’t be aired. But I like it.

I got my start on my weight loss at a 2 week stay at Structure House in Durham, NC.  See the 2 min shoot about my experience and their approach to weight loss.     Tweet Originally posted 2013-06-24 12:30:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Fresh vs. frozen

OK, fresh is nice; but more expensive.  I eat 1/2 – 1 lb of green veggies at every lunch and dinner.  In microwave in covered glass bowl, with basalmic vinegar, 1 TEAspoon olive oil, garlic POWDER (not salt), dried onion, Kirkland (Costco) no salt seasoning. 1lb frozen spinach = $1.43 1lb...

What are you doing for the holidays?

Will any of these scripts work for you? “Aunt Martha, do you mind if I bring one healthy dish – you know I’m trying to lose weight, and my doctor’s worried about my high blood pressure.  If only Aunt Thelma’s blood pressure had been better controlled, maybe she wouldn’t have...

Retrain your brain and pancreas...and live better

Dr. Ellis, 56 year old physician, lost 125 lbs over 20 months by altering his diet and adding regular exercise to his regime. He shares his struggles, successes, and medical knowledge here.

Be the tortoise, not the hare!

New Year, New You

Another year! Time now that the holidays are over to focus on health wealth, happiness, … and weight. As I lost weight, I’ve had tremendous improvements in all of those.

My Journey

I lost 125 lbs over 18 months (2008-2010) without surgery. How did I do it?
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