The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Today is a day that will live in infamy. The Good: I’ve been accepted at Roosevelt University, and will begin pursuing BA in English this fall. Keep your fingers crossed that the financial aid comes through. The Bad:One of my best friends — indeed, the Best Man...

Weekly Weigh-In

Current weight: 280.8 lbsWeight lost to date: 2.8 lbs So far so good. I’d hoped to crack the 270s today, but I was not quite as disciplined as I should have been in the last week. I’ll have to crack the whip on myself a little bit. I was planning on...

An Analogy

Last Sunday there came a knocking at my door, and I opened it to find two gentlemen on my doorstep. They were perfectly polite, introduced themselves, and explained they were going door to door trying to get people to read the Bible. I said , “No thanks....

Weekly Weigh-In

Current weight: 283.6 lbs So, this is a new thing I’m trying. I went to the grocery store yesterday and loaded up on chicken, fish, vegetables, and whole grain bread and cereal. A problem I’ve run into with many diet plans is too much freedom. When I have...

In Bruges

I really want to go to Bruges, Belgium, right now. What a neat-looking place. If the movie In Bruges is to be believed, it is one of the most well-preserved medieval towns in Europe. The movie lets you have a few good looks at this fantastic location early on, and you...