Category Archives: Lean2014

Documenting my progress in getting lean and fit in 2014.

Update – 20140209

Still not much progress. Last week was a waste – I came down with a cold which lasted all week, resulting in no gym time. Diet has been OK, but still not tracking daily. What seems to happen is that … Continue reading

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Update – 20140130

I’m going nowhere fast. After a month of trying to be good, I’m up 0.2 lbs as of this AM. Here’s the good and the bad: GOOD Gym – I’ve stepped up the exercise in the past week or two. … Continue reading

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Week Review – 20140105

Overall, my first week went well. High points include: Weight descended from 183.8 down to 181.8 M-Th Abstained from alcohol on all weekdays except one, and limited alcohol to one glass of red wine Managed to lift twice, and learned … Continue reading

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And we’re off!

I had planned to start on January 2nd, but life got in the way. Our dog, Bart, passed away and stress levels in the house made it impossible to focus on exercise and diet. I decided to hold off until … Continue reading

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Getting Started

Back in April of 2012, after months of working out and eating well, I made it down to 159 lbs and <10% body fat. I kept my weight down in the mid-160s for the next 12 months. During the summer of 2013, a work project consumed most of my free time, and over indulgence in snacks and alcohol contributed to my weight climbing back up to 185 lbs. This work project is approaching completion, and now that I'm having a difficult time fitting into many of my clothes, I've decided to get back into shape. Continue reading

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