Back in the Paleo Challenge

Slimming Thoughts – Well, it is that time of year again. The Paleo Challenge is upon us at Nor Cal Strength and Conditioning. Time to knuckle down, avoid all of the carbs possible, and really focus on maintaining a rigorous work out and eating right. For me, the goal is to…

Can anyone volunteer their time for a few hours?

Slimming Thoughts – Friends: I need help:My friend Lou Mars, who is an unbelievably talented drummer and performer, is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for Marathon Drumming starting next month on January 14, 2010, by drumming continuously for more than 120 hours…

Answer to Anonymous

Slimming Thoughts – Anon:Rather than just give you some case citations with a bunch of legalese, (that may or may not make sense to you), I figured giving you some authoritative articles, investigation services, monographs, and reports from 3rd parties would help you understa…

Still losing inches

Slimming Thoughts – Wow, been a long time since I posted. While the frequency of my work outs has diminished, (which I need to seriously rededicate myself to), I have been doing well on my Paleo Diet. Doesn’t mean I don’t “cheat” now and again, but overall, while I don’t se…

Dave’s Paleo Recipes

Slimming Thoughts – I decided to make my Polynesian Beef Tip Stew today, and realized that I had given away all of the printouts I had made of the recipe, so I came here to my blog to reprint it off. Surprisingly, I had a heck of a time finding it buried amongst all of my ot…

Wow, been a while since I last posted

Slimming Thoughts – Wow, been a while since I last posted. I have been really busy, and then more recently sick with a lung infection. So working out has been very sporadic. I have been continuing to eat well on my Paleo diet, and even with the loss of consistent exercise,…

266 lbs and counting

Slimming Thoughts – I have been remiss in posting lately. Been very busy and doing some traveling. My trainers at the gym have been guilting me because I am not working out as much as I should be, but I am still doing good on my diet, (well except this weekend), but last Sa…

270 lbs and going

Slimming Thoughts – At workout on Friday, April 17 I decided to check my weight. A couple of trainers noticed me doing so. I weighed, and looking at the number, I pulled off my shoes and weighed myself again. Then I pulled off my shirt and did it again. I considered closi…

Blood Work

Slimming Thoughts – As I posted back in January, I had some blood work taken at my doctor’s insistence. The results were not good. In fact, they were plain horrible. So horrible, that he called me at home within 48 hours of having the tests done.My Blood Glucose was 130 mg…

Broke 275 lb barrier

Slimming Thoughts – On Saturday, 4-11, I volunteered to help out the regional work out for the up coming CrossFit Games. It was a lot of fun. Boy let me tell you, I may think of myself as being competitive in nature, but what those athletes put themselves through that day w…