Laughing Cow, Spinach Chicken Bake

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So on my Optavia program we’re supposed to have a healthy lean and green meal at some point during the day. You’re supposed to eat 6 times per day and this is usually my next to last meal of the day. A couple of weeks I smoked a bunch of chicken breasts and had those throughout the week. Honestly chicken gets pretty boring for me, and it’s one of the highest protein, lowest fat foods we can have. (At least in the white meat, skinless variety) So it just helps accelerate your progress if you can have it more than say a tender juicy rib eye . . . I’d about do anything for a rib eye right now. Where was I? Oh right. Chicken. Extra lean, white meat chicken. Today I went to our local farm store for lack of a better term. It’s a store that sells a … Read More

Back to Flying?

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“Just a guy, trying to fly, both literally and figuratively” is the tagline I came up with for this website. Revisiting it today, I realize it’s as fitting as it ever has been. Originally I created this website in order to detail my frustrations with getting my 3rd class medical certificate through the FAA. I eventually conquered those challenges and went on to become a private pilot. During that I was able to reduce my weight from around 310 pounds to 247 pounds. My flight instructor nicknamed me “Wog” . . . it’s short for “Pollywog”. A Pollywog is what becomes a frog as it matures. During the process the Pollywog loses it’s tail. Through the process of getting my pilot’s license, I literally worked my tail off both fighting with the FAA to eventually grant my medical certificate and by losing 63 +/- pounds. I achieved my pilot’s license … Read More