I have a bad cold. An aggressive deadline at work that has caused us to dramatically adjust our holiday plans. It got cold enough last night that I struggled to get my pickup windows scrapped/defrosted to the point of numb fingers this morning. The Beavers will play Pitt in the Sun Bowl in El Paso which is a huge comedown from the much hoped for Rose Bowl. To top all this off, when I got on the scale this morning, I found that, due to Kelly’s fabulous, first annual cookie party and my like of discipline, I have gone backwards on my diet from down 40 pounds to down 25 pounds.
It is not all bad, though. Our ministers, Robert and Eric, called last night and will come to our house after gospel meeting tonight to spend a couple of nights with us. That is always good. I called my buddy, Eric the Luddite last night and we had a great and uplifting chat, as always. That is always a good thing, especially because he has not updated his blog since mid-October. I noticed that the weight loss death match chart was updated with most of the guys weights when I posted my staggering new weight gain. That is a good thing, even though the new, svelte Brian was NOT one of those who was faithful in posting his weight.