Nick Newell doesn’t feel any pressure heading into XFC ‘Tribute’

Nick Newell doesn’t feel any pressure heading into XFC ‘Tribute’ December 2nd will be the culmination of a lot of hard work and will be the biggest night in Nick Newell’s young MMA career. Born with a condition called congenital amputation, Newell has been overcoming odds his entire life. ’Notorious’ is now seeking his sixth … Continue reading

Even keel

Just a super-fast update.  Family is still here visiting from out of town, having a great week.  Weighed in yesterday, didn’t lose anything.. didn’t gain anything.  Not upset about it at all.  In fact, I’d planned for just that.  Random thought/tip for the week:  It is so important to remember that you cannot force yourself … Continue reading

Vote for Fight of the Year!

Holy great weekend of MMA, Batman!!  UFC 139, another of 2011’s “overlooked” cards, completely delivered – and why shouldn’t it have? – it was legitimately stacked from top to bottom.  Bellator’s Chandler vs. Alvarez had to have been the promotion’s “best fight” to date.  Ronda “the Arm Collector” Rousey hit yet another armbar on Friday’s … Continue reading

I think I broke my scale.

Before I, or any of you, completely just burst from anticipatory “WHAT DID YOU WEIGH THIS MORNING?!” curiosity, let me say two things:  One, I think I broke my scale.  This can’t possibly be right.  And two, there was a shoe discrepancy between when I weighed myself last week and when I weighed myself this … Continue reading

Nooo! Not another weight loss blog! 10lbs down by 2012?

Sometimes I do things backwards.  Case in point?  Choosing right now to embark on a weight loss mission.  Right before family visits.  Leading up to, and during, the holidays.  What the hell is wrong with me?!  When I get an idea in my mind and decide to commit, there is no stopping me.  And if committing … Continue reading

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