Week 2 Weigh-in : Losing Weight

I am on a weight loss journey that I started May 17th. Each week I weigh in and let ya’ll know how I’m doing. If you’d like more frequent updates, follow me on Twitter. Where I’m at: Weight: 322lbs. (zero-pound loss) How it is going No loss this week. <sadface> I’ve done the elliptical twice since last week… and ran/walked with Abby yesterday. I don’t think the elliptical is giving...

LureArts Pottery Hand Made Ceramic Clock : Inspiration

This video is for Abby. Who made awesome ceramics in college and will make them again when we have space for a kiln. Lurearts Pottery by Pam McFadyen demonstrates how to make a handmade ceramic clock. Follow the ceramic process from a lump of clay to a functional ceramic clock that you can purchase at lurearts.etsy.com. LureArts Pottery [via re-nest]...

Week 1 Weigh-in : Losing Weight

I am on a weight loss journey that I started May 17th. Each week I weigh in and let ya’ll know how I’m doing. If you’d like more frequent updates, follow us on Twitter. Where I’m at: Weight: 322lbs. (two-pound loss) How it is going Off to a weak start. It can only get better. The two-pound loss could be anything; time of day, electric scale faultiness, less clothes. So,...

Tour a 10ftX10ftX10ft Eco-home

Dr Mike Page from the University of Hertfordshirt takes you on a tour of the Cube, a 3x3x3m eco-home in which one person can live with a minimum impact on the environment. Shot by Allan MacDonald at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, April 2011. Please note: I forgot to mention the combination-microwave oven, largely because I left it in Hatfield. from Mike Page on Vimeo....

Tightening the Belt : Losing Weight

There are so many reason that I am (let us not beat around the bush) obese. Genes, over-eating, sedentary lifestyle, ¬†but probably the biggest reason I’m fat is because I’m pretty much okay with it. I am confident. I have a beautiful wife. I have great friends. Simply put, being fat hasn’t really had strong negative consequences. I just had this discussion with Abby. I know in my head that...

Sitting is Killing You : Infographic

I have a standing desk at work… because I’ve read that sitting for a long time is bad. Just how bad was never spelled out so well as in the infographic below from medical billing and coding. Unfortunately, my desk at work also has a tall chair, as you can see in the photo above. Having the desk and chair probably even each other out, I probably stand at my...

Seven uses of Good Ole Baking Soda

I just started using Baking Soda as a shampoo about 2 weeks ago after a friend told me that he had. This guy has long locks of hair and it didn’t look bad at all, so I thought, “why not”. It has been working great. I have been using Apple Cider Vinegar as a cleanser. My hair feels really really good and I feel good knowing that there are only...