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5% Summer Challenge Start
Saturday, July 04, 2020      10 comments

I am in another 5% challenge and, like all previous challenges, I plan on doing it right this time. What does that mean? A quick review of my past challenges and I found that the common theme for not achieving my goals has been consist... Read more
5% Winter Challenge Afterthoughts
Saturday, March 07, 2020      4 comments

The 5% Winter Challenge was a bust for me. I have to figure it out. I have managed to stop destructive behavior in the past, I am smoke free for over 10 years, I quit eating potato chips about 5 or 6 years ago, and I am nearing 2 years without ... Read more
Sunday, March 24, 2019      5 comments

REWARDS I have always struggled with a reward system in meeting goals. I feel giving myself rewards is silly and meaningless. In reality, in order for me to give myself an award means that I have been depriving myself of the thing I desir... Read more
10 Reasons I Want To Lose Weight
Saturday, March 23, 2019      8 comments

10 Reasons I Want To Lose Weight This list is part of an exercise in the 2019 Spring 5% Challenge Community. It is a great community and a lot more active than many of the groups. They do these 5% challenges four times a year and the Spri... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Choices
Sunday, October 07, 2018      147 comments

Choices We Make I believe that the solution to all of my problems can be boiled down to one factor -- Choices. First off, I should clear up one thing. My problems were caused by me. I take full ownership and responsibility for the... Read more
Been Awhile Since I Blogged...
Friday, June 29, 2018      5 comments 5 years!! My last entry from June of 2013 is still true. I still have not had a potato chip and I do not miss them. I still eat some other types of snacks like Fritos or Cheetos, but nowhere near the volume of the potato chips. ... Read more
1 Whole Year! Not One Potato Chip!!
Monday, June 17, 2013      12 comments

That's right. As of today, I have gone a full year without eating a potato chip. They were once my go to food morning, noon, and night. Did I loose a bunch of weight? No, but I didn't gain either Do I feel loads better? No, b... Read more
100 days Without a Potato Chip
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      10 comments

Today marks 100 days without potato chip. You don't understand understand.... I LOVE potato chips. They were my go to snack, heck, sometimes they were my breakfast, lunch or dinner..... To be honest, I really don't miss them anym... Read more