About me

This is a quick article about my background and why I'm trying this

My thirty day aspartame experiment

This is my report about an experiment I did with aspartame and the horrible side effects it had on me.

What I've learned...

My philosophies about weight loss.

2016 Archive

My journey to lose a hundred pounds in 2016

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Tuesday- Feb 7, 2017

Is that diet ham in there? Hey there! After a little soul searching and trying to change the slow but steady upward pace my scale’s been on, I’ve decided I...

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Thursday- Feb 2, 2017

Weigh-in: 232.8 Weigh-out: 234.0 Now that’s how you start this off, right???? Grrr… Every time I’ve checked, I’ve been hanging around the low 230s and I really don’t want to...

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January 1-31

                           Not my tent. I’m not THAT dumb…yet…   It’s a brand new year and lots of fun,...

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2016 Wrap Up

It’s January 10, 2017 and I’m still in jaw dropping awe of all the amazing things that happened to me over the last year. I spent the last few weeks...

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December 26, 2016 -Monday

Well, the end of this year long experiment is coming to an end and I think it’s been an extremely positive experience (although this last week has been one long...

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December 19, 2016- Eat MORE Monday

It’s another Eat Less Monday and my wife is off work today. These two things do not go good together. Before I even got home from work there were two...

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December 16-18, 2016 -The bad days…

  Friday weigh-in: 216.4 Sunday weigh-out: 222.00 It was worst than I ever could’ve imagined. Far…far worst. So much candy. So much homemade chocolate goodies. So much smiling evil…  

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December 15, 2016-Thursday

Last day before the weekend…got to make this a big drop day! All I have to do is not eat a bunch of crap. That’s it. That’s all I have...

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December 14, 2016- Wednesday

Alright, today is all about making up for that crazy crap from yesterday. What the hell was I thinking? I don’t have time to be gaining anything; especially on a...

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December 13, 2016- Tuesday (T-minus 18 days)

My new jeans are coming in the mail tomorrow. I’m outrageously excited about that but not because I’m a walking fashion mecca and am getting the latest and greatest Armani...

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December 12, 2016- Monday (T-minus 19 days)

I should write a Christmas carol about Eat Less Monday… ♫ ♪ Oh, the lard in my ass is frightful, but steamed plant flesh is so delightful, And since we...

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December 11, 2016- Sunday (T-minus 20 days)

After yesterday’s little rambling about how I may still be within shooting distance of that magical hundred and fifty pound mark, I’m sure today is going to go horrible. I...

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December 9 and 10, 2016- Friday and Saturday (T-minus 21 days)

My primary goal for these two weekend days is to not gain anything. My secondary, and more realistic goal, is to gain less than five pounds. Stupid weekends… Friday: Had...

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December 8, 2016- Thursday (T-minus 23 days)

Yesterday I was able to already nail the under 220 goal for the week which gives me an extra day before the weekend to rack up bonus points! And who...

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December 7, 2016- Wednesday (T-minus 24 days)

Today, instead of ending with the weighings, we’re going to start with them cause they make me so freaking happy!!!! Weigh-in: 224.2 Weigh-out: 219.4 SHAZAAM!!! Did you see that? I...

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December 6, 2016- Tuesday (T-minus 25 days)

Hey there! Only nineteen more days until Christmas!!! But more importantly…only twenty five more days of 2016 and I’m still exploding with motivation, especially after a strong weekend (I’m calling...

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December 5, 2016- Monday

The clock on this year is winding down and I just realized, I’ve only got three more official 100n1 Eat Less Mondays left! In hindsight, if I’d of thought about...

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December 3 and 4, 2016- Saturday and Sunday

This weekend was unbelievably amazing. Saturday morning we drove up to mom’s farm where I got to chainsaw up a bunch of old tree trunks, set up the tents in...

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December 2, 2016- Friday (T-minus 30 days)

I ate really, really light up to the time we got to the pot luck; maybe two or three apples and some flavored creamer? And then it all went off...

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December 1, 2016- Thursday (T-minus 31 days)

It’s been a really good week for me so far. I think I’ve come back strong from Thanksgiving plus the motivation to hit that one hundred and fifty pound mark...

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November 30, 2016- Wednesday (T-minus 32 days)

-Topographic maps kick ass- This weekend I’m going backpacking up at mom’s farm. We’ve got all our necessary gear to camp with and the stuff to carry it (framed backpacks)...

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November 29, 2016- Tuesday (T-minus: 33 days!)

Who’s losing weight like a champ this week? This guy! Who’s motivated more than a number one contender? Yup, this guy! Who’s going to screw this week up and go...

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November 28, 2016- Monday (34 days to go)

Had one of the best Sundays I’ve had in a long time and got me some momentum to head into an Eat Less Monday with a big slice of motivation...

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November 27, 2016- Sunday (35 days left)

I woke up outrageously motivated today. I’m so ready to see how fast I can drop this Thanksgiving flavored blubber. But I wasn’t just motivated to eat light; I was...

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November 26, 2016- Saturday

Finally…the last Thanksgiving meal has arrived. After today, I will hopefully be able to get my shit back on track and make something happen. Regardless of how the next month...

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November 25, 2016- Black Friday

This morning I got up for Black Friday and Opted Out of shopping. REI (big national hiking and camping store) started a thing last year called Opt Out for Black...

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November 23 and 24- Thanksgiving Eve and Day

Thanksgiving Eve, the day before the fall. I only had one goal today and that was to eat as light as hell. I’ve gotten all the way back down to...

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November 22, 2016- Tuesday

I think I just realized I’m coming up on the last month of this crazy year. It’s all been so surreal and mind blowing. One hundred and thirty pounds lighter...

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November 21, 2016- Monday

Coming into Thanksgiving week very close to 230 again. It’s going to take nothing less than a miracle to save me! Luckily…it’s Monday and miracles happen on Mondays. Miracle Monday…that’s...

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November 19 and 20, 2016- Saturday and Sunday

Me with two of my favorite people in the whole world; Logan…the man, the myth, the legend and Erika…the little ball of sexy hate. This was taken less than two...

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November 18, 2016- Feast Friday

Day one of the weekend! Going to really need to up the ante tonight and not blow it up at the pot luck smorgasbord (which is twice as bad because it’s...

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November 17, 2016- Thursday

I really needed a powerful set of weekdays this week to get me back under 220 before the weekend. Sadly, this did not happen. Now I’m about to head into...