Outta the 230s

It’s a bit like a long-distance swimmer cheering himself on for passing a milestone that’s still miles away from the finish, but so what. Twenty-three days in to my latest round of nutritional hyper-awareness, one that started with me at 234.8 pounds March 1 (but then jumped up to 236.8 on March 3 and stayed there for a couple days), has finally seen me drop out of the 230s for the first time this morning to 229.6. So depending on the date/weight, I’ve lost either 5.2 pounds in 23 days, or 7.2 in 21. The first one’s the “official” measure, of course, but I reeeally like the look of that second one.

And yeah, I know only too fully well the seesaw effect could swing me back up to that oh-so-familiar territory tomorrow or the next, but every new low point is a new high point.

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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 laonstage.com, 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."