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Finished the Book

Nearly two weeks into writing this blog I have finished reading Food Matters. It took a little longer than it should have because I was working from home, (no commute to read on), and working a lot. Food Matters is quite a short and easy read that I highly recommend. As a matter of fact, […]

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The Official String and Measuring Tape

In the very first post here I mentioned that I had a measured waistline of 42.3 inches. I will post my waist measurement at least once per week and that will be the guage that we use to measure my weight loss. Since I can’t find a measuring tape that is flexible, I have designated […]

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Introducing Joanie

I’ll be the one doing most of the writing here, but Joanie is a huge part of my life and she’ll be on this journey too. We met over eight years ago and plan to be married in August. When we met we were both dancers and she remains a dancer. She is excited to […]

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A New Year, a New Week, a New Perception of Food

It’s the first Monday of the new year.  A year full of promise and change. A ten days ago, for Christmas, my Fiancee gave me Mark Bittman’s book Food Matters.  I haven’t read it yet, but she has, and from what she has shared with me I’m really going to enjoy reading it, we’re going […]

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  • What is Choices That Matter?

    I'm a guy named John, and I do most of the writing around here. I went from a really active lifestyle to a really inactive lifestyle very quickly and my body is noticing. On top of that I'm worried about what's happening to our planet, so, I'm trying to do something about it.

    For Christmas I received the book Food Matters, which I found very interesting and inspired me to start changing. Check out my first post for the beginning of the story.