GLENNBR's CalorieKing Blog

Getting back on the dime

Monday, January 5th 2009

Hi Everyone,

long time no blog.

I have been CK'ing on and off (and yes I know thats a bad thing) but I am using a contest at the health club to turn over a new leaf. I signed up for a thing called "I lost it at the club" which lasts for about 3 months. I got weighed, measured and body fat tested today and If I make the most progress of anyone in one of those 3 categories I win a gift card.

Well I'm gonna use that for motivation to try and get one of them! Lets see how...

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Thursday, September 11th 2008

Weight:285
BG:122
Todays celebrity birthday: Harry "I get more tail than frank sinatra" Connick Jr.

Did a core workout at lunch today. I have noticed that my core strength, more than just general muscle resistance, is seriously lacking so I have started doing that more than general weights. We will see how that goes.


Wednesday, September 10th 2008

Weight: 286
BG 123
Todays Celebrity Birthday: Colin "I really don't have a joke to go here" Firth

Well we had some slightly positive news about my mom. The eye condition that caused her blindness in one of her eyes is not Temporal Arteritis which is an inflammation of the arteries in the temple. Apparently it can lead to strokes or even death. so thats the good news. the bad news is that temporal arteritis IS somewhat treatable whereas their new diagnosis (a blood clot to the ...

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Tuesday, September 9th 2008

Weight: 285.5
Blood Glucose: 128.
Today's Celebrity Birthday: Adam "I love you reeeeeed Sweeat Shirt!" Sandler

Its been a bizarre few weeks. My mom hurt her knee and went to the ER. She, oddly enough, ended up in the hospital for over a week with pernicious anemia.

My mom ended up going home with her twin sister and her husband. less than a week later my uncle (who my mom was staying with) dropped dead at 1:00 in the morning while letting the dog out. He WAS a heart tran...

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Tuesday, August 26th 2008

Weight:283
BG: 113

Watched most of the convention last night. I particularly appreciated the Kennedy tribute. Many people see Kennedy in a negative light when, the truth is, he is responsible for Medicare, almost all of the minimum wage increases over the past 30 years, pel grants and a host of other things that many Americans take for granted.

I thought that Michelle's speech seemed a little forced at times. I really have a problem with the extent that the campaign feels they need ...

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