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the difference between i can’t do it and i can do it

Most of last week, I felt overwhelmed and thought to myself I can’t do it. I had a sermon and a chapter of my dissertation both due on Thursday of last week. On Monday at noon, I got a call to schedule an interview for that day, had the interview and got hired later in […]

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done with weight loss

Something just occurred to me. I’m not super concerned about weight loss any more. I gained about 4 pounds last week, then went down about 4 pounds this week. So I’m hovering around a weight I feel comfortable to live in. I can lose more body fat, I can get stronger, I can increase my […]

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health weight loss

the joy of jogging

I haven’t been jogging in couple months. But this morning, I jogged a mile. At first the air was cold and it was had to breathe. But once I got used to it, I was amazed I was jogging at all after a break from jogging! My thought was to jog first block, but then […]

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weight loss and mental health

At such a time as this, during a pandemic, political mayhem, economic difficulties, and everything that is going on in our country and in the world, ecological crisis, etc., talking about weight loss feels bit out of place. But it isn’t out of place. You know the airplane safety demonstration where they show you that […]

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how i lost 50 lb. during covid lockdown

Is losing 50 lb. during covid lockdown a lot or little? I don’t know. All I know is I went from size Large to size Small and sometimes even Xtra Small. I went from 185 lb. to 135 lb. and my body doesn’t seem done with losing weight just yet. In my previous post, habit […]