mental health Episodes

May 11, 2020 Mental Health

Grief and Weight Loss and Weight Gain

Today in the middle of a pandemic, I know many of us are losing people and not being able to grieve properly.  My Weigh In I'm up to 226.6 after getting up to 229.9 (almost 230 which would've been a new record). The last time I did an episode I...

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April 20, 2020 Mental Health Strategies

Are you Missing Your Zing?

Weigh In Today on 4/8 I weight 225.3  Today 4/20 226.6 Why Don't I Feel Happy When I Step on the Scale? I'm up a bit since the last episode. I say back and took a long look, and I notice I'm missing that  ZAH! ZING! WOWEE! When the scale...

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March 30, 2020 Mental Health

Losing Weight While You're Losing Your Mind

We are ALL coping with a situation that we don't have a ton of control over (besides staying home, practicing social distancing, and washing your hands).  My Weigh In I'm up 4 lbs. On March 12th I was 221.8 and today I'm at 225.8. I'm up four...

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Jan. 13, 2020 Mental Health

Catch the Plane to Wonderland

I started the year at 225.3 and after losing a few pounds, I'm back to 226. This is partly due to me going out of town for the weekend. I tried to do things like skip breakfast and I even exercised one day. None the less my scale went up when I got...

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Dec. 30, 2019 Mental Health

Tomorrow is not going to work

Weigh-in: I'm up 1.6 lb back to 225.3 I skipped a workout (typically every other day) and said, "I'll just end up doing two workouts back to back days." In other words," I"ll do it tomorrow." So I did and I'm here to tell you my body doesn't like it....

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Nov. 27, 2019 Mental Health

How Triggers Come into Play with the Holidays

Weight update.  November 5th I am at 226.  November 19th 225.  Different Types of Food Triggers Behavior Chains start with triggers: Environmental Biological Mental Emotional Social Triggers Produce Thoughts Thoughts Lead to Actions...

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Nov. 19, 2019 Mental Health

Celebrate All Victories

Weight update.  November 5th I am at 226.  November 19th 225.  Join the Healthy Wage Challenge Lose 6% of your weight by February Controlling Your Attitude I've been pretty good on hitting my benchmarks: 10 glasses of water 7 hours of...

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Oct. 1, 2019 Mental Health

Pressing Reset

I'm Back! at 226.8 After writing a book, I'm back and up in my weight. I could cry and beat myself up, but I just looked at the calendar and said: "October 1st the day I turn this thing around." I reset some data in my apps, starting getting up a...

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June 30, 2019 Mental Health

To Be Something You Have to DO Something

I'm looking into the by Challenge Johnson. A member of the Logical Losers pointing it out and said it looked interesting. I took a peak on my kindle, and then purchases the Audio Book on Audible. You can get any book on audible for free by going to ...

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May 27, 2019 Mental Health Strategies

Taking Back Some Time

A quick bonus episode to invite you to come on the show, and to let you know (for the Summer) I'm going to an "every other week" schedule as I spend about four hours putting together an episode, and it doesn't make much sense to do a weight loss show...

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May 9, 2019 Mental Health

Humiliation and Shame

We Don't Need No Uber! I took my car in for a quick brake job and instead of taking and Uber or Calling a Friend I walked back home, and later back to get my car. This was repeated twice resulting in me walking almost 19 thousand steps in one day....

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March 31, 2019 Mental Health

The Power of Groupthink

In listening to the book Atomic Habits the chapter I listened to explained that in one experiment they would send in a person into a group. The group had chosen to say how delicious something was when the food was purposely created to be awful. At...

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Jan. 22, 2019 Mental Health

The Poison of Perfection

January started great for me, but mid-monthI started to go back to my old habits. We've talked about doing little things. I know what I want in my routine: Meditation (God time) Affirmations Exercise Water Sleep Food that helps me achieve my goals...

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