Goal Achieved! Now What?

This morning I stepped on the scale and was overjoyed to see I had surpassed my goal with a weight of 159.0 as you can see. Wow. This begs the question “Now what?” Well after hugging Zanna I answered this question by putting on my running shoes and banging out a hilly 4 mile run.Continue reading “Goal Achieved! Now What?”

Be Prepared!

The old Boy Scout refrain is quite apropos when it comes to staying on plan with weight loss and fitness. Yes, it means more planning, but that’s the small price to pay for the huge benefits you are bound to accrue for your efforts. For example, I hauled the following to work today in oneContinue reading “Be Prepared!”

My No-Diet Diet. Yes, it Really Does Work!

A little over a month ago, I took to heart what I read by Timothy Caulfield in the book The Cure for Everything: Untangling Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness, and Happiness so I decided to embark on a diet based on Caulfield’s diet chapter. For more details on this great book, see my earlier postContinue reading “My No-Diet Diet. Yes, it Really Does Work!”

TEDx is Coming to Back to Seattle

We thoroughly enjoyed TEDx Rainier last year, held at the University of Washington in Seattle. We had such a enriching experience there last year watching great talks from Rick Steves, David Horsey, and others along with our Seattle GiveCamp friends Felice and Glenna. Well, we just signed up again and, if you live in the Seattle area, IContinue reading “TEDx is Coming to Back to Seattle”

Windows Keyboard on Mac

This summer I bought one of those super-duper high-end MacBookPro Retina laptops and so far I am loving it. Bear in mind, this is no small feat for a lifetime PC guy who mostly programs on the Microsoft platform. This was my first Mac (assuming one doesn’t count iOS devices that I own). I useContinue reading “Windows Keyboard on Mac”

Coming Soon: Paul’s No Fuss, No Gimmick Diet Plan

I am working on post where I share my dead-simple, gimmick-free, evidence-based diet plan and why I think it could work for you. Stay tuned… Update… Since originally posting this, some additional posts… Here’s the post I promised on the diet. And here’s me reaching my goal with an actual pic of the scale!

Steal …Err… Buy This Book!

When I was a kid, there was a subversive counter-culture book with the crazy title Steal This Book by Abbie Hoffman. While I would never endorse stealing – it goes against my ethics – one of my siblings obtained (hopefully purchased or borrowed from a friend rather than committing the act endorsed by the book’sContinue reading “Steal …Err… Buy This Book!”

Seattle GiveCamp 2012 is Calling All Geeks

I am part of an amazing event that we are holding in October 2012 in the Seattle area: Seattle GiveCamp. I have written about our upcoming event elsewhere. Please take a look at the post and, if you are a techie living or working near Seattle, please consider volunteering. I guarantee it will be worthContinue reading “Seattle GiveCamp 2012 is Calling All Geeks”