OK. Back to the regular Sunday updates. Sorry I missed last Sunday, but it was Mardi Gras. More importantly, it was Thoth Sunday. And I was simply unable to post anything last Sunday.
Today, however, is a different story.
Backdrop: I'm back to my regular rigorous exercise regimen and back to a carefully managed diet.
On Thursday, I posted a mid-week resolution update and weighed in at 181.0 lbs. That must have been a fluke, because on Friday I weighed in at 177 lbs, Saturday was 176 lbs, and today, after my workout this afternoon, which I just completed, I tipped the scales at 174.8 lbs.
One has to wonder about the reliability of the scale at the gym, but I figure if I use the same scale consistently, even the vagaries of the machine will be consistent over time.
In any case, I've only got less than 5 lbs to go to meet my goal. If and when I hit that goal, I will get independent verification from a number of sources whom I will ask to confirm the results.
Here's my headshot photo from today (the hair is wild, but that's because I'm letting it grow back in from a really short cut):
Compared to my January 1, 2012, picture:
The change has been dramatic. Even moreso in person, and when looking at my body. Everyone notices and I have to admit it's a good feeling.
Anyway, that's where I am. Until next week.