2008 Round-up

In a noble tradition stretching back to, oooooh, last year, here’s a quick round-up of the year.


Last year, I was moderately relieved that I’d managed to get my weight down a wee bit, though I was hoping to make some real progress in getting my weight down quite a lot more. Well, that didn’t really happen, and my weight’s been fluctuating wildly throughout the year. It’s been quite a lot higher – as much as 222.6 pounds (15 stone 12.6 pounds, 101 kg) in the summer after a low of 210.4 pounds (15 stone 0.4 pounds, 95.4 kg) in February. I ended the year at much the same weight as I started it. While that’s not as bad as it might have been, it’s not all that good either.

So, I need to give myself some proper targets. I’d like to get my weight below the dreaded 200 pounds (14 stone 4 pounds, 90.7 kg) level, and preferably below the 14 stone mark. And I need to keep it there. This may require more self-discipline than I actually have, but we shall see…


Despite losing the will to post over the last few months, overall this year was another record-breaker:

2003: 2 posts
2004: 515 posts
2005: 576 posts
2006: 620 posts
2007: 747 posts
2008: 833 posts

You can see the monthly totals on the Archives page, if you’re interested in such details.

It’s quite clear that if I hadn’t lost it a bit over the last few months, I could easily have reached 1,000 posts this year, which would have been quite a lot.

And finally…

Happy New Year to anyone and everyone who reads this stuff. Let’s hope for a good one….