If it’s Sunday, it’s weigh-in day and I met the first proof this ain’t going to be a nice and steady downhill ride. The scale showed me that I actually gained back a pound, putting me at 252.

Very disappointing considering my caloric intake was very well monitored this past week. But I’m not going to let it get me down (too much). Instead, I’m giving myself my first weekly goal of dropping three pounds. I’m going to step on the scale next week and it’s going to read 249. And I’m going to achieve this not by any drastic reduction of calories, but in maintaining that 2,000-per-day level (Super Bowl Sunday shamelessly not included) and just upping the consistency of the exercise I’m doing.

YMCA, here I come.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."