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That’s What You’re Supposed To Do

In his 1996 HBO comedy special Bring the Pain, Chris Rock does a comedy bit about people wanting credit for things they are supposed to do. In the bit he jokes about people bragging about not going to jail and … Continue reading

01. April 2015 by robohara
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The 10 Most and Least Healthy States

The United Health Foundation has once again released its list of the 10 Healthiest States. Each year, the UHF ranks each of the 50 states based on a number of different variables. From #10 to #1, if you live in … Continue reading

27. January 2015 by robohara
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Sharing and Caring

Each of us have different comfort levels when it comes to sharing the details of our weight loss. There are people who go on diets and never tell a soul. Then there are people like me who will gladly share … Continue reading

23. January 2015 by robohara
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It’s Not Too Late!

I jokingly posted on Twitter last night that I made 10 New Year Resolutions, have already broken 3 of them, and plan on breaking the remaining 7 this weekend. While it was a funny joke, there’s a hint of truth … Continue reading

08. January 2015 by robohara
Categories: Cheating, Diet, Exercise, General | 1 comment

Making Resolutions and Achieving Goals

“Starting in 2015 I will walk ten miles a day. I will stop eating sugar and drinking pop. I will do P90X twice a day until my abs look like I’m in the UFC. I’ll do pull ups until my … Continue reading

30. December 2014 by robohara
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Visions of Sugar Plums

So, I have a Christmas confession to make — I don’t really know what a sugar plum is. Simply based on the name I’d always just assumed they were plums covered in sugar (see: caramel apple), but that doesn’t appear … Continue reading

23. December 2014 by robohara
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Two Pounds

It’s been cold for two weeks now. When it turned cold, I quit walking outside. I also didn’t go back to the YMCA. Because I quit walking I quit RunKeeper, and because I quit using that, I stopped updating MyFitnessPal. … Continue reading

25. November 2014 by robohara
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October 2014 Results

Up until September 30, 2014, I was eating whatever and however much I wanted and not exercising at all. On October 1st, 2014, I began my latest journey. I began walking again — sometimes once a day, sometimes twice a … Continue reading

04. November 2014 by robohara
Categories: Diet, Exercise, General, Monthly Status | 5 comments

Checking Servings per Container

About a decade ago I got the dumb idea that I could lose weight eating Ramen Noodles. You actually can lose weight eating Ramen Noodles, it’s just not a particular healthy way to do it. I found that one pack … Continue reading

01. November 2014 by robohara
Categories: Diet, Food, General | 3 comments

It’s Gotta Be The Shoes!

In the 1980s, Spike Lee portrayed die-hard sports fan Mars Blackmon in a series of Nike commercials, also starring Michael Jordan. In the commercials Mars was convinced Michael Jordan’s basketball skills came from his Nike shoes, even though Jordan denied … Continue reading

28. October 2014 by robohara
Categories: Exercise, General | 3 comments

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