February 2010 Archives

TOP TEN THINGS ABOUT BEING 34LBS LIGHTER

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10.  Being able to shop for plain ol' XL shirts again without them being tight

9.   Old clothes I had forgotten about fit me again.

8.   My kids can comfortably sit on my lap without being in an awkward "arched-back" position

7.   Increased willingness to go outside and play again

6.   More energy to play with kids, and for longer periods

5.   Can tie my shoes and clip my toenails without being out of breath 

4.   Can sit next to someone on the train and not feel like I'm crowding them

3.   More confidence in social situations

2.   Working with The Sun-Times staff, as well as Dave Grotto, the coolest dietician you'll ever know

1.  Increased sexual activity and stamina

Recession

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"I am really tired of checking this blog called 'no more excuses' and finding it has been a month or more since the last posting. PLEASE find someone who will be more attentive to their blog or take it down. There is no motivation in coming to this page"

This is a comment I received, and to S. Bobbitt, as well as the rest of you, I offer my sincerest apologies for leaving this blog for so long. Because of the recession and lack of work, I have been in the process of starting my own company. Unless you have gone thru the process, you have no idea how much time and effort goes into such a venture. However, this is no excuse; I should have kept on top of this.

As far as my weight goes...

About the blogger

You know how it goes. The kids come along, there’s less time for you and in trying to keep up with their busy lives, your eating choices aren’t always so hot.

Greg Ortiz is a 39-year-old south suburban man who, tried, with the Sun-Times’ help, once before to get back to the athletic — and thinner — guy he once was.

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