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James S.

My blog is a humorous look at the weight-loss and health journey from the perspective of an overweight geeky ex-metal band singer turned IT corporate mongrel. Which, if you ask me, is a fairly unique look on the whole thing. Watch as I experiment with different dieting and workout routines, along... Full Bio
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the further i journey into weight-loss by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss May 2011 January 2012 May 2012 Oh man. It's been 365 days since I was considered a big dude... Celebrating a ye ... Read on »
on the subject of letting go by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's rough to admit, and if you follow this blog regularly then you've already pieced it together. But I haven't been myself, and will likely never be the same person again. ... Read on »
what keeps me up by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The truth, it keeps me up. Took awhile to get that one but even knowing the answer to a problem doesn't immediately solve it. I can't sleep, the motor continues running on ... Read on »
humble and without attention by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Bucket List Item - Staying humble, drawing less attention. In the past, when describing my physical appearance, people would tend to stop at cute or adorable. Aside, of c ... Read on »
The Bucket List by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss That moment when you feel as though your eyes have just opened from a months long coma. Realizing you spent precious time worried about all the wrong things, driven by all t ... Read on »
The Pork Chop thing. by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's been quite a ride leading up to this point. Here's a quick overview of what I've learned since my last post. * I can operate on 2 to 3 hours of sleep a night for ... Read on »
The Comparison - My last weight-loss post. by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss April 2011 I know, I said I wasn't going to write about health as much but I'm a fickle creature and felt I had to officially announce an end t ... Read on »
Gravity. by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm not sure what to write. Just know I must. Realized I've been eerily quiet on this blog and the reasons are numerous and stretched so thin that they're no longer stab ... Read on »
Maintain. by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's been a good, long, exaggerated minute but I somehow pulled myself away from the machinations of life to update you on a few details. First and foremost let me give t ... Read on »
No internet for me by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Im without the thing I love most in my life. The internet. Writing this post from my phone, be strong. I will come back for you. Read on »
08/10/2011 ... by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 08/10/2011 Days until Con : 22 I have to admit something to you, because I feel like we've got a good thing going here and I don't want to ruin our fr ... Read on »
Welcome Back Stiver by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 08/09/2011 Days until Con : 23 Enough! I'm tired of not being able to post as frequently and I'm taking a stand. For the next 23 days I will keep this ... Read on »
On the Move. by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 08/03/2011 Days until Con : 29 I'm moving soon and couldn't be more excited. Okay, I could be more excited, like if a red velvet companion cube were prom ... Read on »
The Traveler, The Tourist - Fate Vs Science (Lyrics included) by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yup. Another TTTT song done. There's lots of fun stuff happening around us musically right now and most of it with songs you have heard yet. Beau (akat - g) is almost done w ... Read on »
In the Wild by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 08/01/2011 Days until Con : 31 It has certainly been a wild ride in the last few weeks. I'm not use to, you know, the outside world and yet it has repeat ... Read on »
The Traveler, The Tourist - Thievery is Love (Lyrics included) by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The Traveler, The Tourist is officially resurrected and in full swing. I'll bite my tongue on our plans but I'm excited and haven't been this excited over something musicall ... Read on »
Meditation Week by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 07/25/2011 Days until Con : 38 There's something slippery and oddly rough about time. But I'm not going to blame the elusiveness of it just yet. I've act ... Read on »
Text (messaging) is Life by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 07/20/2011 Days until Con : 43 I've been without my cellphone all day today and I forget how disconnected I feel without it. On one point it's refreshing ... Read on »
Reliable. Like a Panda. Pandas are reliable right? by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 07/19/2011 Days until Con : 44 The last 4 days have been pretty non-stop. Usually I post with a reliability rarely seen in men of my caliber but I swear ... Read on »
Busy. by James S. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 07/15/2011 I've accepted a 6 pack contest. Meaning the first one to get a 6 pack abs wins. What do we win? 6 pack abs. The person I'm in this contest with h ... Read on »