Wednesday, February 29, 2012


Managed to remember to weigh myself this morning.  Down a few pounds, nothing huge but as much as I could have expected.  It's very much possible it could just be a timing thing, but  I'm going to take it :-)  Now I just need to keep things up, keep slowly building up the exercising and getting my eating under control.  Progress is good, continuing progress is better!

Monday, February 27, 2012

Not much to see here

Somehow this is turning into a blog about me exercising....weird

Anyhow, actually got off my duff this weekend and did some crunches and pushups.  I was not pleased with the pushups.  I know it's been a long time, but I still thought I'd be able to do more then I did.  Going to have to work on that.  It's a silly thing to judge myself on I know, but still.

Still managed to forget to weigh myself. I think I'm going to have to pick a different day/time so I get it done.

The good news is I can tell some minor differences already.  Might be all in my head, but anything that keeps me going seems like a good thing in my book.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012


Managed to pull a muscle in my side while doing desk exercises a while ago.  It's better now, but just goes to show I rather need to be doing this.  Also managed to forget to weigh myself Friday night like I was supposed to.  I'll have to send myself home with a note or something.

The good news is I was able to chain together a nice string of exercises yesterday over my lunch break.  Still nothing impressive, but it's a sign that I'm improving.  Soon I will no longer be a mouse potato!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

A bitter Twinkie to swallow

I was checking my Yahoo email a little bit ago, when I noticed an article about Hostess union workers threatening to strike.  Being a curious guy who likes his treats I decided to check things out.  What I found rather surprised me, although maybe it shouldn't have.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Status report

I'm finding this useful to keep myself motivated, so I think I'll keep it up.

Slowly ramping up the reps on my desk exercises, which I'm taking as a good sign.  Basically going at them until it begins to be something I have to push myself to do, then going a little further.  Not going too far past since it's been a while since I exercised for real and I don't want to hurt myself, but making a point of keeping track and making sure that it's actually an effort, since it's kinda pointless otherwise.

Monday, February 6, 2012


Bought some new jeans over the weekend.  Yay new clothes!

Well, pants.

It counts.

Seriously, it counts as progress.

Okay, okay, I'll get more.



Friday, February 3, 2012

Random things

Just a few random things:

Just a couple days after saying that I wanted to work on my ego's resilience the hot water heater at home dies.  That was a nice chance to work on that, thanks Universe.  Working on getting it replaced now.

Working on getting a generic Mad Scientist costume together for Demicon, a local Sci-Fi/ Fantasy con I go to every year.  Actually helping out with it this year, mostly because I wasn't happy with how it turned out last year.  D's actually doing a block of children's programming for them, and I'm helping with that and providing whatever support they want from me, most of that to be determined.  Nothing too fancy, lab coat and some gadgets most likely.  I'm slightly sad I can't find a lab coat like the one they used in Dr Horrible, but the more I think about it the more I wonder if it's some kind of butcher's coat given the way it buttons.  Hrm.  Possibly more on that in a later post.

Actually have started working on the exercising thing.  Nothing major, just some random exercises at my desk when I think of it, which has actually been fairly often.  Not as effective as a concentrated exercise routine would be, but a lot better then the nothing I've been doing.  It's something I'm more likely to stick with, and hopefully it will help me move into a real workout.

That's about all I can think of for now, so It's Posting Time (Cue Power Ranger's pose and music).

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

My name is Wil, and I'm a geek.

Yeah, just in case you hadn't figured it out.

What brings that up this time is the source of a personal revelation.  Yesterday I was watching 'Yu Gi Oh the Abridged Series' and had an interesting little epiphany about myself.