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Feb 05 2011

Off my ASS for the SSA – Week 5

Starting weight: 186.4 lbsLast week’s weight: 178.6 lbsCurrent weight: 177.2 lbsWeight loss this week: 1.4 lbs Getting there! Just two weeks left until the SSA SoCal conference. JT is currently beating me by a tiny bit, so I may be ramping up the exercise for the remaining time. Should have gone by percentage lost – …

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Jan 29 2011

Off my ASS for the SSA – Week 4

Starting weight: 186.4 lbsLast week’s weight: 179.8 lbsCurrent weight: 178.6 lbsWeight loss this week: 1.2 lbsMy weight was so perfectly stable at 179.8 for the whole week that I thought my scale was broken. But then I magically lost 1.2 lbs this morning. Weight loss is weird. But yeah, not a good week for being …

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Jan 22 2011

Off my ASS for the SSA – Week 3

Starting weight: 186.4 lbsLast week’s weight: 182.8 lbsCurrent weight: 179.8 lbsWeight loss this week: 3.0 lbs Under 180 pounds, wooo!!! Though when I look back, I weighed about 175 pounds before my senior year at Purdue. That’s what applying, interviewing at, and actually starting grad school will do to you – stress eating until you …

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Jan 15 2011

Off my ASS for the SSA – Week 2

Starting weight: 186.4 lbsLast week’s weight: 181.8 lbsCurrent weight: 182.8 lbsWeight loss this week: -1.0 lbs Whoopsie! But I’m not worried – so many things cause minor fluctuations in weight, and I was down to 180.2 earlier this week. Since then I started EA Sports Active (less evil now that I’m on Easy mode, but …

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Jan 10 2011

EA Sports Active 2 is a tool of Satan

DDR was getting a little tedious to play every single day. And while it’s good cardio, it doesn’t really work out any other parts of my body. That’s why I was all excited when my package came in today containing EA Sports Active 2. I could, you know, go to the gym or something, but …

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Jan 08 2011

Off my ASS for the SSA – Week 1

Alright, it’s time for the first report from my weight loss competition with JT Eberhard! Starting weight: 186.4 lbsCurrent weight: 181.8 lbsWeight loss this week: 4.6 lbs Yay! …Okay, before anyone pops in and says “JEN! That’s not less than 2 pounds! I thought you were going to be healthy!” let me explain. The first …

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Jan 05 2011

I'm (almost) a Real Man!

At least according to Conservapedia’s idiotic reply to all of the atheists giggling at their Fatty McFatterston argument. It’s impressively more brainless than the original article, but this part aimed at PZ Myers spoke to me, personally: When faced with body weight challenges, real men set weight loss goals, Done! publicly declare their weight loss …

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Jan 05 2011

I’m (almost) a Real Man!

At least according to Conservapedia’s idiotic reply to all of the atheists giggling at their Fatty McFatterston argument. It’s impressively more brainless than the original article, but this part aimed at PZ Myers spoke to me, personally: When faced with body weight challenges, real men set weight loss goals, Done! publicly declare their weight loss …

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Jan 03 2011

Those fatty McFatFat atheists!

Well isn’t this perfect timing? Right after JT Eberhard and I start our little weight loss battle, Conservapedia’s new front page topic is “Atheism & Obesity.” I wonder if LoseIt! will let me log the calories I burnt laughing at their absurd logic. It basically boils down to “We hate atheists and fail at debating …

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Jan 01 2011

Off my ASS for the SSA – The beginning

Today is the first day of my weight loss challenge with JT Eberhard. I’m already a day ahead, because JT is spent all day driving to his new home in Columbus, OH. Victory is mine! …Of course, he’ll probably more than make up for it with all the calories he burns unpacking. Hm. Anyway, this …

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