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Befores and Afters

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

This is one of a series of posts about my health/fitness journey. The first one is here. Part 6. Befores and Afters I promised a blog entry on the whole “Endomorph/Ectomorph” thing and it’s coming, but the research is taking me to some interesting places, and it’s gonna take a while to complete, plus I’m […]

Nerdstrong, part 1

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

This is one of a series of posts about my health/fitness journey. The first one is here. Part 4. Nerdstrong (part 1) Before this year, the thought of going to a gym was akin to the thought of singing “Oklahoma!” to the clerk at the local 7-Eleven. It wasn’t in the cards. So was the […]

Old Age Superpowers

Friday, September 9th, 2016

This is one of a series of posts about my health/fitness journey. The first one is here. Part 3: Old Age Superpowers At fifty three, there’s a lot of things I can point to in myself that aren’t what they used to be. My reflexes are slower. My hearing is worse. My knees are fucked […]

The Change

Friday, September 9th, 2016

This is one of a series of posts about my health/fitness journey. The first one is here. Part 2: The Change When I was obsessed with Cryptography, I learned about this cool photo. It was on the desk of William F. Friedman who ran a government agency that we now call the N.S.A. In the […]

The New Me

Friday, September 9th, 2016

I’ve lost a lot of weight, rapidly, this year. On Tuesday, September 6, I weighed in at 185 pounds. On Saturday, March 5, I weighed 240 pounds. So a loss of 55 pounds in six months. My goal, which I set in March, was to lose 2 pounds a week for six months, and I’ve […]