Monthly Archives: February 2016

My Morning Routine

My morning routine has changed a lot since I started trimming down. For starters, I actually get up in the morning at a decent time. I created an artificial incentive to get up in the morning, by setting the expectation … Continue reading

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Trimming Down Part 4: Weighing My Options

Since I committed to a “quantity first” approach to solving my food intake problem, I decided to pick up a food scale. Well, two food scales – one copy for home and one for work. I don’t weigh everything I … Continue reading

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Trimming Down Part 3: Food Quality vs. Quantity

I’m a foodie and a food addict. There, I admitted it. Food had been for me everything that you see on TV – comfort, escape, control, emotional support. I just don’t seem to have that instinctive shut-off switch that says “whoa, … Continue reading

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Trimming Down Part 2: The Fitbit

If good sleep is the flywheel that started the weight loss engine, the Fitbit has been an effective odometer for me. In September of 2015, my employer gave me a Fitbit Flex for my 3 year anniversary. It’s little more … Continue reading

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Trimming Down Part 1: Introduction

Editorial: I was going to save all of this content for when I was “finished” losing weight. As it turns out, it would have been way too long for one blog post, and I want to do a better job … Continue reading

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