Monthly Archives: October 2006

VI3 VCP: VCP310 passed!

After 3 weeks of studying of reading and re-reading the product manuals, I passed my VCP310 test today! The required passing score is 70 out of 100 grading scale. After a prolonged trip to the printer twilight zone, which caused … Continue reading

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Net Carbs vs. Net Effective Carbs – Marketing Hype

In the next video of the “How to” Atkins low carb videos, I discuss the issue of “net carbs” vs. “net impact carbs” (or “net effective carbs”). Net impact carbs is found throughout the marketplace as vendors are lobbying for … Continue reading

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New Low Carb Resource – Livin' La Vida Low Carb Podcast

My good friend Jimmy Moore has branched out once again to inspire low carbers everywhere. Already inspiring people with his blog and 30-in-30 challenge, he has started his own podcasting show, “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore.” … Continue reading

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No longer at goal…

Last time I posted this I was pretty frustrated. My weight had bounced up to 229 at the morning weigh-in, and it wasn’t responding like it should. Thankfully it soon after posting it, I started doing the right stuff again, … Continue reading

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Atkins Diet: The Holidays — Planned Problems or Planned Solutions

My attempt to help prepare for the upcoming holidays. One of the more important items for long terms success is knowing how you are going to react to stressful situations, and the holidays for most people certainly classifies as such. … Continue reading

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My Living History Farms Race shirt

One of the things, which the Living History Farms race features, is colorful costumes and often message-ridden t-shirts. I decided to join the fun this year ad design my own apparel. The front of the T-shirt: The back of the … Continue reading

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2006 Des Moines Half Marathon

From yesterday (Saturday): I have been training officially 4 months for tomorrow’s half marathon. (http://www.desmoinesmarathon.com) In honesty, it’s more like 11 months since the last race I had since I backed out of the 12 mile race earlier in June. … Continue reading

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Atkins Diet: Role of Supplements

This video is in response to a question I received: “I’ve been very faithful and am over the induction flu, but now I don’t have ANY energy. I slept great last night and I feel like I could lay down … Continue reading

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VCP310 – VMware VI3 VCP — I am officially on the clock

Well I admitting defeat on getting my MCTS with 70-431. The benefit of learning that skill set just wasn’t where I wanted to be in my career. There were certainly good knowledge to be had, but too much of it … Continue reading

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Atkins Diet: Ongoing Weight Loss Phase – End of a Good Thing?

This video deals the question “So when can I eat oatmeal again?” that I sometimes get. The answer is you guessed it a personal one, “it depends.” The main goals of the Ongoing Weight Loss (OWL) phase is to determine … Continue reading

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