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499DTG: The bad news

Naturally my vacation through Texas and New Mexico involved eating lots of Mexican food and BBQ so weight skyrocketed. I was packing on a few pounds, in anticipation of weight loss due to medical treatments, but I’ve worn out that … Continue reading

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526 days to go and Marissa Mayer is an idiot

Added Note: Please note this rant precedes the terrible earnings reports that resulting in a drop in Yahoo stock price. The glow is beginning to wear off. This article does a nice job of making the point; Marissa doesn’t look … Continue reading

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The party has to be over

Since my health issue skyrocketed to the forefront of my attention my weight loss plan ceased to be the main subject of my posts. I passed the 52 week point a couple of weeks ago having hit my low (and … Continue reading

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Reviving my blog

I’d meant to restart my blog activity with a scintillating post today but stupid Starbucks and their new policy of chasing me away (see my older posts) interfered. So here it is late at night and no time to really … Continue reading

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Applied Nate Silver – fell off the wagon

Time to bore you again with statistics and graphs and my (seemingly) never-ended ordeal of weight loss. When I left you last time I predicted I’d hit 185 by 4Aug. Well, I’ve actually done better than that, 182.94 today. But … Continue reading

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Food scolds are doing even more harm than I thought

I’ve already complained enough times about the adverse effect the stupid food scolds are having on people who need honest and accurate, fact- and science-based help with struggles on weight loss and/or general fitness. The more I look at it … Continue reading

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Coincidences or destiny?

I’ve recovered from a weekend geodashing trip to Sioux Falls and then a minor surgery to remove some skin growths (no calls from doc, path reports must not be alarming). So I’m sorta getting back into the swing (rut) of … Continue reading

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Applied Nate Silver – slow recovery from vacation

It’s been a month since my last weight post so it’s time for some more statistics and analysis. As you may remember I had 24 weeks of steady 2.4lbs/week weight loss, actually (now in hindsight) a fairly remarkable accomplishment. Then … Continue reading

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I have a bad feeling about my Wyoming trip

Last year I went camping in Wyoming and the trip worked out poorly, primarily due to weather. This year, with only three days before my planned departure, I haven’t had the enthusiasm to get moving I had last year. And … Continue reading

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Applied Nate Silver – definitely reaching plateau

I’ve already covered a big chunk of my weekly status with the previous post, but let’s do the regular reviews starting with the “money graph”: The recent data (green markers) clearly shows my much reduced rate of weight loss (compared … Continue reading

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