Kilt in Action

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If you didn’t already know, I am one of those guys who is very proud of his Scottish heritage.

I remember being in, like, second grade and seeing a program at school about the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. It was the first time I
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Thank You for the Compliment

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Today, one of the girls who works at the gym told me that I was looking really good.  It caught me off guard. I wasn’t sure what to say. Did she really mean it? Why did she say that? I don’t look good. I look
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Healthy Coffee

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A few people…ok, only one person… have asked me how I am doing with my Monster energy drink addiction.

I am proud to say that I have not had a Monster energy drink in over 3 weeks.

I think that I am cured off the juice.


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Were You Burned By Acid?

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“F: Why do you wear a mask? Were you burned by acid or something? W: Oh no. It’s just they’re terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”

I got burned by acid once. I almost died.

Allow myself to
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What I Wish People Knew About Me

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Or maybe the title should be stuff about me that you will eventually learn if you know me long enough. But I digress…

Thanks to some folks that I have “met” on the interwebs (aka No More Bacon, TooBig.net, and my boy the Badger
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Bowling for Affection

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I figured it was time to make another post about my past. I am thinking that those of you who don’t know me will want to get to know me better. And for those of you that think you know me, you will find
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My Biggest Loser Fail

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“…I will tell you this.  I did take a serious step, and for a while it was successful.  But ultimately that attempt failed in principle…”

In the last background post I talked about how I had almost given up all hope that I would
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Weight Depression

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“…It took more than 2 years for me to take a serious step towards weight loss.  But that is for another post…”

That was where I left you on my last background post about my bariatric consultation. But I was wrong. After checking into
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Bariatric Consultation

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The other day I posted a little bit about what has led up to where I am now.  I ended the post by saying that I set up a consultation with a bariatric surgeon.  For those who don’t know, bariatric surgery is gastric bypass
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Lets Back this Up a Bit

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So I have been the big boy all of my life…well, as long as I can remember anyway.

I have always been somewhat of a hoss.  Growing up it was more like I was “big” but not necessarily “fat.” Middle school was when I
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