Waking UP.


actually. i just woke up

It seem that as of late I have been asked way too many times:

“What Made You Decide To Change?”

One day, I just decided that no one person or no one situation

would ever have so much power over me.

I decided that those friends who continually tell you I will pray for you

but never offer you a coin when broke or a piece of bread when hungry

have no true and vested interest on us.

That if it had to be it was up to me, therefore I promised my self never to

ask another “Don’t let go of me.”

That I am worth it not because of me but because of the one who created me.

I realized that I wanted and deserved a better, longer, healthier and happy life.

That a failed relationship did not preclude me from finding love again.

That having been overweight did not mean that I was to stay that way.

That loosing my position, and wealth only meant that I had something else coming.

That there would be someone who would take and accept me as I was, and to whom

my struggles and challenges would not be a deal breaker as they made their presence felt and,

carried some of the load and at times all of the load so that I did not have to face the world alone.

Because I had those that did pray but, they did not pray for me…They prayed with me.,

a lot has changed and my life now reflects it.

NO. Prayer in any form is not bad or unwelcome, but I remember what my parents taught

all of us as kids: after we pray on our knees we get up and go and pray with our hands, feet

and backs so we can do our part in making ours and other people’s miracles a reality.

I am thankful., oh so thankful for the many kindness I have received during the last couple of years.

I know that I have a purpose and if I have a day or a hundred years

I will work every day and in some way re-pay all that was given to me.

I want more. I want better.

I want health, wealth and a family

And that is why my prayer is never for things to be given to me,

or for life to be easy, and not even for many friends.

All I ask from GOD is for my loved ones to be healthy and safe,

and for me, Peace of mind.

With that I can and will take care of the rest.

Jose G. Osuna

Twitter.com/LapBand4Men    Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

 

On The New Year.


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Are we starting this new opportunity on the right foot?

Are we set to get the most out of this opportunity?

Let’s not allow anything to get in the way of us reaching our goals.

This is our life. This is not a Dress rehearsal.

Let’s OWN it.

Wishing us all a Kick Ass New Beginning.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com    Instagram.Com/LapBand4Men

It Just Got Real.


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We are to the wire gang.

This is the last week of the year and

the opportunity for you to develop, and commit

to your goals for this new year is coming to an

END.

We will miss all the shots that we don’t take.

We will never arrive to an unplanned destination.

Put it on paper. Keep it in front of you.

Then go and accomplish it.

Wishing you the best now and always.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com  Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Goals.

Set a goalOk Gang. This is the first week of

December, and the question in the air is:

Have you written your 2019 goals?

Guys we can never start too early writing our

yearly goals and plans.

It should be an automatic that by November the 15th

we are done with our planning then,

when the craziness of the holidays hit

we are ahead of the competition.

Reality is that few, very few people

accomplish this. and even less take their

goals to fruition. BUT…… The weird ones,

the successful folk, The strange, the winners

they all do this.

Gang I want for all of us to be strange, weird,

winners. YES I want for all of us to have

an amazing 2019.

Please, please work on putting your goals

and dreams on paper. Go crazy and dream big

remember that we want to be weird, and strange

Because we want to be winners.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com   Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Ageless Class

4c16e8356a16bd92961de8d61aef6a1cI do not know how old this gentleman is but

I hope that I can look as good as he does, as both of them

look when I get to their age.

You see gang, this is doable and available to us all

if we are willing to pay the price, and the price is

paid with hard work and committment.

Not easy but truly doable and well worth it.

Stay focused and stay successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com   Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Last Sunday Of November 2014


you have the power
This is the last Sunday of November.

Have you written your goals for the next year?

Take it for a test drive. Write your goals and keep them present

all year-long and see if your life does not changes completely.

Make economic goals, Work on them and see if you do not end up better.

Make health goals. See if you don’t end up healthier.

Make weight loss goals. Your scale will thank you. It works.

Go to you tube and search Jim Rohn on goals setting, then search

Tony Robbins on life goals and there you will see the blue print for

goal setting. If you want to go the extra mile and have a month,

get and read the book “The Compound Effect” by Darren Hardy

and see your life transform, and improve.

Gang I can wish you all the best till I am blue on the face,

but it will take you putting some action for the good to come.

Hey.. If you can,  give yourself a Christmas gift and get you

a subscription to Success Magazine.

Feed your mind the good stuff and your life will reflect it.

Let’s continue to feed our mind and body with only the best.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com     Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Gratitude.


always something to be happy about

I hope you are all ready for Turkey Day.

Easily the day when we are most likely to over do it with the eating

and the drinking so let’s be aware of what goes into our pay-hole.

Gang It is The Sunday prior to Thanks Giving Day and there is something

always to be grateful and thankful for. I am grateful for the opportunity

I have to share with each and every one of you and I thank you.

Please know that you all will be in the prayers of this imperfect believer.

All the best to you and yours today and always.

Have A Great Thanks Giving Day.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com     Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

FITNESS.

any size.png                    Our size matters so little in comparison to the size of our commitment.

Character and commitment are the main markers we should be paying

attention to instead of most other things.

For those of us who have gone through the Lap Band procedure or any

other WLS surgery, there is a common misconception that somehow

we have taken a short-cut and that is just not true.

The managing of the Lap Band or in my case the Reliance Band

has taken so much learning and discipline that I count it as a

separate degree or certification, God knows it cost just as much.

To go through the procedure took a serious amount of commitment

and investment of time and effort.

The thing is that doing nothing will give us nothing.

Do we want results??? Then let us do something about it.

Let us do something now, right now and do not look back.

Gang Stay Focused Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna.

http://www.lapbandformen.com   Instagram.com/LapBan4Men

Therapy Any One?

24dd3d98cd4ab1f9217bf1887394b83aThere are times when I get the biggest charge

out of a visit with Mr. Punch Bag.

At times, it is not about exercise or burning

calories, and it turns into plain and simple therapy.

At times, I admit I might make Mr. Bag pay for

the silliness, stupidity and shortcomings of others

and myself as well.

All aside I do enjoy how I feel after a session with

the bag and I find that when done properly I use my

whole body and the workout is great.

For those of us with a Lap Band, exercise should be

an intrinsic part of our days in order to keep, and add

to our weight loss numbers. Also, it helps maintain

our weight loss rhythm.

Gang when you don’t have a whole lot of time

try a session with the bag and see how effective

it can be.

Stay focused stay successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com  Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

More To Life.


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Last year around this time I hit us rather hard

with the whole goal setting thing and, I still think

that it is most important. BUT I also want to say

that life is more than just working out and worrying

about our weight. It is more than counting calories

and evaluating water characteristics.

Gang there are friends and family and hobbies and

countless books that also require our attention.

I was looking at my e reader and I have about

400 books. (yes amazon loves me) I noticed that

I had 46 book in progress meaning I had started

and had not gone back to as of yet.

I Love Photography. A lot., and if I could I would

hit the trail with my camera and just hit the shutter.

I miss quiet times with a good book and the

walks on the desert or trails up in the mountains.

We have to be about more than just weight loss.

Yes let’s try to be healthy always but let’s also

remember to be present in the moment.

Hey gang if you have any pictures that you feel

particularly proud of would you send them to me

I love to look at other folks pictures.

You can see many of my pictures at my Weebly

photo blog at:  www.josegosuna.weebly.com/

A couple of things for you to know if you are going

to that blog 1.- Please bring your sense of humor

2.- Not all the pics there are mine. 3.- If something

offends you please just move to the next item.

But really there are some great materials there.

If you go there the first photo you will see is of me

so if you are brave enough go check it out.

Again if you would like to share some of your pics

Please send your pictures to me privately at:

lapbandformen@gmail.com or you can share

them publicly here at the blog.

I thank you very much and hope that

we are serving and entertaining you.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com  Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Share the love!!!!!!

Self Love.

Why we do what we do? I had to learn that while it was ok to continue to give to others and of my self., I had to find love to and for myself. It is not an egotistical journey but an adventure of discovery and self realization. I celebrate a pound lost or a size reduced. I am happy for an inch and happy for a ounce. I am happy to be doing better. Celebrate you progress. Because I am sure you will agree that not going back is progress in and of it self. Staying at the same weight for a long time is an issue but from one week to the next it just means that you were able to deal with cravings and temptations. Just Do Not Go Backwards. OK gang today as always I wish you all the best of the best. Jose G. Osuna www.lapbandformen.com

Why we do what we do?
I had to learn that while it was ok to continue to give to others and of my self., I had to find love to and for myself.
It is not an egotistical journey but an adventure of discovery and self-realization.
I celebrate a pound lost or a size reduced. I am happy for an inch and happy for an ounce.
I am happy to be doing better.
Celebrate you progress. Because I am sure you will agree that not going back is progress in and of it self.
Staying at the same weight for a long time is an issue, but from one week to the next it just means that you were able to deal with cravings and temptations. Just Do Not Go Backwards.
Stay focus remain successful.
Jose G. Osuna

BELIEVE!!!


believe in yourself
It has been a while since I cared for what anyone else thought of me.

Now. I just listen to my inner self specially when it comes to

my goals, dreams and aspirations.

There are many who wish me well, but no one wants me

to be successful as much as I want it.

Set Goals, Go after them, Destroy them and REPEAT.

Forget about the doubters, and the haters., don’t waste

time on them that you can be using on making a Better You.

Let’s continue to kick it gang.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com     Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Every Day Is A Gift.


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Is it a sunset or a sunrise?

It does not matter because it is beautiful.

The only thing that makes things better is to share

 them with our loved ones.

I hope you had and amazing week and

are now enjoying your weekend.

Do not forget to say thanks, and show appreciation

to your loved ones for their support.

Jose G. Osuna

  Instagram.com/LapBand4Men   www.lapbandformen.com

MAGIC DIET PILL !!!!!

What is the most important thing for weight loss?? Diet, Exercise, Activity, Attitude? It is all equally important I have found but, if there is something that I have seen make a difference in many of the people that I have known is the fact that they were committed. There are many experienced and educated persons like me out there that regardless of the knowledge and experience failed at the weight loss game. I trained people on weight loss and therapeutic diets so I knew better and yet I failed consistently. It was the lack of commitment to the weight loss that kept me from realizing my goal. Well Gang here it is the magic weight loss pill. Hope it helps. All the best to you all. Jose G. Osuna www.lapbandformen.com

What is the most important thing for weight loss?? Diet, Exercise, Activity, Attitude?
It is all equally important I have found, but if there is something that I have seen make a difference in many of the people who I have known, is the fact that they were committed. There are many experienced and nutrition educated persons like me out there that regardless of the knowledge and experience failed at the weight loss game. I trained people on weight loss and therapeutic diets so I knew better and yet I failed consistently. It was the lack of commitment to the weight loss that kept me from realizing my goal.
Well Gang here it is the magic weight loss pill. Hope it helps.
All the best to you all.
Jose G. Osuna

Bettering Me.

 

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I have looked at my self and I like the person

that my work has been creating.

Now I want more so I will work more on me.

I have no time to worry and think about what

others will do or will think of me.

I am working on me and it is OK.

Gang Stay Focused And Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com  Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Share the love gang.

The Brave Ones.

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And a good MONDAY to us all.

Ok gang I have a question for all of us and here it goes.

If you were here, at the end and beginning of a nude beach

and you could see many girls and guys just having a blast

would you feel ok dropping your threads and joining them?

OR… Would the image in the mirror of the  prior morning

stop you from joining in the fun.

No Clue what your answer was but mine was a respectful and

considerate NO. I am not there yet. I think I would still walk by

being that I am an adult & all, but I would definitely not disrobe.

I am weird in that I truly do not care what people think but

for me it is in the knowing of the people around me OR not

knowing anyone.

Why this post? This one is to remind us all that if something, anything

is not where and how we want it them we must do something about it.

Don’t like how you feel? Do something about it.

Don’t like where you live? Do something about it.

Don’t like how you look? Do something about it.

Don’t like your job? Do something about it.

Not happy in your relationship? Do something about it.

Change is not easy but being unhappy and unfulfilled is worse.

In case you were distracted we have been given a brand new

week to go and try again. Let’s make it count.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com

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What Can I Say.

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What can I say.

Love him or hate him…. He is one cool looking cat.

I have never looked that good in a suit. I am trying though.

Having a goal or an idea is a good visual aide that can Help us or

it can mess with us.

Make sure you know what you are working towards

and keep that goal ever-present so that you can celebrate

all the small and big victories on the way to the goal.

It is hard work so do not forget to celebrate.

Gang Stay Focused Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com

Instagram.com/LapBan4Men

When In Doubt.. Workout!


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It is Monday Gang.

Let’s hit the ground running and make this week count.

measure the portions, drink the water, take your meds,

stay active, stay positive, and know that you can not go wrong by working out.

A successful week to you all.

Stay Focus Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

www.lapbandformen.com

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On Heroes And Examples.

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Ensenada, Baja Mexico

 

 

We all have people who influence us in different ways and directions.

I would like to introduce to you Benito Juarez. This is someone whom

I was thought to admire and respect. Actually When I became a Free-Mason

I purposely joined the most conservative lodge named after him. Little did I

knew that several family members were part of this lodge. It was very nice.

My point however is that we must pay attention to what we want and also,

to those around us.. We must never forget our goals and dreams and by

keeping them ever-present we will see the opportunities to make those

dreams and goals a reality.

What are your goals?? Do the people around you know them? Let me

share something, recently I was asking about a new product and a couple of folks

within my circle of friends were using it, and immediately recommended

who I could talk to not just to purchase but to join this program and try to

sell, and market. All I had to do was ask. At 17 years old I knew I wanted to

join a lodge and I went through hell to get a sponsor when, had I asked my

circle I would have found out that my uncle was the leader of the one particular

lodge I was interested in.  Go Figure.

Gang… Take advantage of who and where you are and ask, ask others

for help and assistance. Also, Make sure that you offer help and assistance

to others, never know when you might be just the perfect resource

someone needs to take the next step on their journey.

I hope you all are having a great time and in your journey.

Stay Focused  Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com

Let Go!!

cancel drama“Not all the people invited deserved it

Not all who deserved it were invited.”

Make sure that you are constantly on the lookout for those who bring you down,

Those who don’t share your ideals and dreams, Those with negative words,

Those that don’t push you up or drag you to the finish line.

clearly identify them and then: Give them love  From A Distance.

Do not allow negativity in your world and maintain a positive outlook.

Stay Focus Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com

Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Gang Share The Love In Your Favorite Site Below

A NASTY REMINDER.

Wow! I have heard that a picture is worth a thousand words. How many calories is this picture worth? We should take a look at this when we are having second thoughts about our diet, our exercise, our walk or run and all those little things we do in trying to loose the weight. Until the next one and in the mean time keep up the good work. Jose G. Osuna www.lapbandformen.com

Wow!
I have heard that a picture is worth a thousand words. How many calories is this picture worth?
We should take a look at this when we are having second thoughts about our diet, our exercise, our walk, our run, and all those little things we do in trying to lose the weight.
Until the next one and in the mean time keep up the good work.
Jose G. Osuna
http://www.lapbandformen.com

Quality Of Life.

funny how

Yes it does.

The thing is that we, many a time keep around us people who

have no business being there.  People who fulfilled their

role in our lives, and who now should be on to other things.

But NO we insist on collecting people.

Gang life is a continually moving target and in order to

even try to keep up we must be ever alert to it.

We must be in constant guard with the three A’s of

Bushido in mind: Alert, Assess and Act.

Alert to what is around us.

Assess what is around us.

Act based on what is around us.

The act part is what gives most the hardest time.

We know what to do or what not to do but we many a time

choose with our inactivity.

We want it so now we must learn how to go after it.

We must learn how to remove obstacles even if they have a pulse.

It is our life, lets live it to its fullest.

Gang Stay Focus Stay successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com

Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

Rumors.

fuck em

And while we leave low life people to live their

low life lives, we go forth and continue to grow,

and do more with our lives.

There is a whole big world full of possibilities for those

of us who dare to take a chance.

What are you allowing people to rob you of?

What are you giving permission to others to affect

in your life.  Refuse and do not allow others

to hold you back or keep you down.

Push forward ever harder.

Gang Lets Stay Focus So We might continue to be successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com

Instagram.com/LapBand4Men

I Did Not Change.


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There is a process to what we go through.

We dream, evaluate, plan, act, hope then act some more.

But more importantly… We define ourselves.

What we do in the process of all this is

very basic  We Find Ourselves.

Make sure your goals are big enough

that they scare you a little.

Gang let’s keep at it. Stay Focus Stay Successful

Jose G. Osuna

 www.labandformen.com

Liquid Awesome!!

liquid awesomeAnd my liquid Awesome makes me better,

and better, and better and well you know.

The funny thing is that it can do the same for us all.

You have it, they have it, WE HAVE IT.

The thing is to make use of this Liquid Awesome!!

So what the heck are we waiting for.

Let us go and be even more awesome.

Gang Stay Focused Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com

Instagram: @LapBand4Men

Twitter: @LapBand4men

Share the love gang. Choose your favorite social media.

Temptations Come

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At the beach in Rosarito, Baja Mexico

Snacks on wheels.

Yes this is at the beach in Mexico.

If I am at home in Rocky Point or if I am at home in Rosarito

in Baja this candy store on wheels comes directly to you, on the

beach, with all kind of sweet or salty or spicy or any combination

of the three flavors that you can think of.

So if you like me like to get up early and go for a walk on the

beach before your morning coffee to get you started,

avoid this guys not because they are evil but because they

have all the temptations on one supped-up wheel barrow.

All joking aside we must be aware as best as we know of what

is waiting for us outside our door. I know that while in Mexico

I must be aware of the bakery shops. They use Crack in their stuff..

No they don’t but who can say no to a “concha” or an “oreja”, when

you have a great cup of coffee on hand and a whole empty hand

just begging for you to grab a piece of bread or two.

So I go for my walk and immediately take my happy butt back home

and have a good breakfast, then I can contend with the street vendors

and the bakery shop mafia.

The more we know and the better prepared we are the better our

chances for success.

Guys do not forget just how much we have to do to burn 100 calories

Don’t mess it up with empty food or useless fluids. Make every calorie count.

Gang Stay Focused Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com

By the way does anyone knows if they have those vendors in Mazatlan??

That is my next destination.

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Keep At It

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We all have moments of doubt. Moments of fear.

It is when we move past those moments when the real progress happens.

It is past the doubts that we actually find certainty.

Do not let fear of doubts keep you from achieving what you were meant to do.

Gang: Keep Focus Stay successful.

Jose G. Osuna

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I Am Worth It.


working on me
Back Pain, Headaches, Low Stamina,

Low Endurance, Huge Clothes.

I remember this things all too well and

know that I do not want to go back to them ever again.

This is a journey that has proven to be a lonely one and

I am ok with that because I know that it is not for everyone.

I do not know what is your “WHY” but make sure it is a strong,

valid, significant, and inspiring  “WHY” to you

because that will keep you inspired and on task.

Keep fighting the good fight.

Jose G. Osuna

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Keep Your Why In Mind.

 

 

Clarity gives strength. Knowing the why will keep us on track when other things try to de-rail our best intentions and desires. Figure out what it is that motivates you and keep it in mind. For some of us is health while for some of us it might be vanity and even for some it is a passion for life. There is no wrong answer just get your answer. Why Do You Do It? Why do you want to loose the weight? And once you know the why keep it ever present to give you strength on the moments that excuses sound good as if they were reasons. Keep focus and keep going. All the best to you all. Jose G. Osuna www.lapbandformen.com

Clarity gives strength. Knowing the why will keep us on track when other things try to de-rail our best intentions and desires.
Figure out what it is that motivates you and keep it in mind. For some of us is health while for some of us it might be vanity and even for some it is a passion for life. There is no wrong answer just get your answer. Why Do You Do It? Why do you want to lose the weight? And once you know the why keep it ever-present to give you strength on the moments that excuses sound good as if they were reasons.
Keep focus and keep going. All the best to you all.
Jose G. Osuna

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Earn It.

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Funny how people forget about their contribution when the results

are less than good, but how fast and permanently they make themselves

part of anything good that has been accomplished by anyone.

The way I see it gang is that we do this by ourselves for ourselves.

Try finding a gym partner and you can spend weeks asking, and in the end

you find yourself going to the gym by yourself. How about this one:

You start a diet program any diet program and everyone and their aunt

have an opinion about said program but as you start making progress

here they are…

Anyway do not forget that you can and should be able to trust and count

on yourself.  Now Go Do It.

Gang Stay Focus Stay Successful.

Jose G. Osuna

http://www.lapbandformen.com

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Yes You Can!

I do not hold it against them when people do not understand or clearly do not want me to succeed. I do not get mad but I do not let it get to me and allow them to bring me down or permit them to change my mind either. I want what I want and there is no question about it. This is why it is so important to know and keep in mind the WHY we do what we do. Let NO ONE bring you down and that includes you. Keep the focus. Keep pushing. Keep working on your plan and accomplish your goal. Jose G. Osuna www.lapbandformen.com

I do not hold it against them when people do not understand or clearly do not want me to succeed. I do not get mad but I do not let it get to me and allow them to bring me down or permit them to change my mind either.
I want what I want and there is no question about it.
This is why it is so important to know and keep in mind the WHY we do what we do.
Let NO ONE bring you down and that includes you.
Keep the focus. Keep pushing. Keep working on your plan and accomplish your goal.
Jose G. Osuna
http://www.lapbandformen.com

For more on the day-to-day process

please follow on Instagram at:

@LapBand4Men

 

 

 

 

The Healthies You!

I have a weight goal and it inspires me. I have a dream of wearing the same size pants that I used before I got married back in 1986. But I also am smart enough to know and notice how well my body works as I loose the pounds. The extra energy and stamina. I notice how I can sleep better and even breath better. I love that my back pain almost disappears and the purple color on my feet and ankles goes away. So yes a pounds goal and a size in clothes is nice but for me I have to say feeling so much better in my own skin is truly priceless. Find your why and rock on with your bad self!! Jose G. Osuna www.lapbandformen.com

I have a weight goal and it inspires me. I have a dream of wearing the same size pants that I used before I got married back in 1986,
but I also am smart enough to know and notice how well my body works as I lose the pounds. The extra energy and stamina.
I notice how I can sleep better and even breath better.
I love that my back pain almost disappears and the purple color on my feet and ankles goes away.
So yes a pounds goal and a size in clothes is nice but for me I have to say feeling so much better in my own skin is truly priceless.
Find your why and rock on with your bad self!!
Jose G. Osuna.

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EXCUSES VS RESULTS

Results VS Excuses

No one will diet for us. No one will work out for us.

No one will go on walks or runs for us. No one will drink the water for us.

If we want the results we must embrace our goals, and dreams and do the work.

Keep the dream alive and the goals ever-present.

Keep up the good work and as always all the best to you all.

Jose G. Osuna

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Yes You Are!

you are too yungAnd for all that: Do not allow anyone to judge for being too old either.

We have things to do and who and how we are is no one else’s business.

What we want to change about us is not anyone’s business either,

so if you want to lose an ounce or a whatever amount of pounds

Rock On With Your Bad Self.

You decide what your future looks like., Only you.

Be a shark. Be a freaking SHARK.

Jose G. Osuna

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You Have The Power!

you have the power

We have a God-given right to choose.

Our decisions impact our life and that of those around us family and friends.

All of the little and seemingly insignificant decisions we make day in and day out

have the cumulative power to change and affect our lives.

There is a book titled the compound effect by Darren Hardy Publisher of Success Magazine.

In it Darren shows us the power both negative and positive that each and every decision

we make, can make a difference on the quality of our life.

The extra glass of wine, the fun size chocolate packet, or the extra serving of ice cream

can add up to significant calories, grams of carbs, grams of fat whatever you want to track.

BUT, just as well taking the extra steps by parking a little farther, drinking an extra glass of water,

walking just a little extra, adding a set to our workout, using mustard instead of mayo, etc.

has an effect. What will it be? The positive or negative?

We have the power to decide, we have the opportunity to change our tomorrows and,

by doing that change our life.

Use your power for good., for good longer living.

Gang as always all of the best for you all.

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Chest Workout.

chest workout

And now a little big attention to the “Chestal” area.

Yes I know that Chestal is not a real word but is sounds FUNNY.

This is a basic set up and excellent in my humble opinion

example of a routine for beginners.

If you are a bit more experienced you then know how to

“Doctor” this moves and exercises to work better based

on your wants needs and experience.

With this and with all new exercises please ask help and

guidance until you can master them.

This is one routine that will send you home happy.

I have to admit that I continue to be challenged by my

Leg Day. I do it to the best of my abilities but I can not

remember a single time I actually enjoyed it. If anyone has

a routine for Leg Day that you think is great please share

because that is the one that I hear the most gripping about.

Gang keep up the good work and remember that  all that

you do for a better you, benefits you but also your friends

and family.

Jose G. Osuna

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The Next Step…

and now i willThere is a time when we have to go back to basics

A time to get real and say “This is my time”.

So I ask of you….. Is this your time?

Is this when you decide  Enough with the

Bull Shit and just go do it.

I hope it is because there must be an end

 to empty and senseless words.

Drink the water!!!

Take your meds!!!

Do your exercise!!!

Follow your diet!!!

Track your progress!!!

So simple to do.

So simple not to do.

So… What will it be??

Here it is to us in hope that we will be

of the kind that goes and does it.

The kind that gets IT DONE.

Jose G. Osuna

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On Big Dreams.

dream big

All things being equal doesn’t it makes sense to dream big?

It takes the same effort to dream crap than to dream championship.

Like my good friend tells me: “when it comes to the good in life

I want more., I always want more”

I guess I agree. I want more life, I want more health, I want more wealth.

I want to lose more weight, I want to feel much better.

I am ready to put my best effort to accomplish it as I know nothing

worthwhile is free.

How big are your dreams? How great your hopes.

It is up to us gang.

Let’s Go Do It.

Jose G. Osuna

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Fear No Monday

fear no mondayHappy Monday Gang!!

One of the rules that I found is worth

of us always keeping is: “Never fail on Monday”

We must work out every Monday!

We must keep our Diet every Monday!

We must take our pills every Monday!

It has been shown in studies just how much

the “Monday Effect” can impact the rest of

the week., it seems that both monkeys and

humans tend to somehow be more inclined

not to follow through when Monday is not

addressed correctly.

Anyway I hope you have a great and

very productive week.

Jose G. Osuna

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A Good Bye.

 

The passing of a Friend or Friends.

Not too long I found myself at the lake of Davis Dam and

I realized that  it was going to be a bad day.

You see… My sandals that have been with me up and down the Caribbean

had seen their last day in the sun. Why is a pair of sandals so important??

Well it was a present from someone who would never again give me

even a glass of water. On top of that I have trekked up and down the

Pacific cost from South of Seattle all the way to Cabo, and the Atlantic

coast from North Carolina to the tip of Florida passing through South Carolina,

Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, California, Arizona,

Nevada, Sonora, Mexico. Sinaloa, Mexico. Baja, Mexico. Chihuahua, Mexico. St. John, VI,

Aruba, Barbados, Puerto Rico, etc, etc.,

I think you get the point.

I wish I had a Human Friend to have gone with me. None the least I will

miss my sandals.

Where have your travels taken you lately?

Let’s make life about getting better and enjoy what we have in front of us.

It is about living life to the fullest.

I gave my sandals a watery grave and went back home bare footed.,

floating on a cloud of memories. About 10 years of memories.

To Us. To Living.

Jose G. Osuna

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On Life And Living.

 

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There is so much in life. There is more than just seeing others live theirs.

I see this pic and it makes me smile as I see two of the things that I

actually have a passion for in life. A nice good watch and a great camera.

Lately, I have made so much of my life about my health and

weight loss. Because of my extreme circumstances I have had to

 put lots of living on the back burner. Now am trying to catch up

with myself. Yes, health and fitness are very, very important, but living

and enjoying the other aspects of life is also very important.

It is great how we human beings are able to compartmentalize our

life. Yes I want to be healthy but I want someone to share it with.

Yes I want to live longer but I want someone relevant by my side.

I want more. I want more. I want more!

Do you want more? Because if you do let me tell you that

balance is the base for it all. It is not just this or just that,

it is “AND”. Yes a small word but an important one.

Here it is to us. The nuts that hope AND want for more.

Jose G. Osuna

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On Changes.

diaper dietWE are the only ones that can truly impact our diet.

It requires change and a bit of desire.

If you had WLS you know you have made the investment

already, so why not use the tool you purchased?

Follow the guidelines, drink the water, measure the food,

take your meds, and make sure you are taking your vitamins.

Not rocket science even though at times it feels like it.

And, if you add activity and exercise you just turbo-charged

the program. so hang on and keep rocking it.

Jose G. Osuna

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Expectations.

I hate it whenWe must decide what it is that we want, and once we do that

take the steps to accomplish it. Not any easier but clearer.

We live in an “Immediate satisfaction” society that has no patience

for planning, and organizing but even less for consistent

on-going daily work.

WE, however understand that our commitment, planning,

and consistent work will provide us the success needed to

support the next round of battles.

Gang, we know that it is not the easy but the consistency where

the success lies.

Let us keep going so that we might continue to be examples

to those observing us, those wanting to attain some of the

same success nectar. Continue to be an example.

Continue to put the work needed.

Let us all continue to make progress, daily progress.

Jose G. Osuna

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Funeral.

fat funeralFinally a funeral we can all celebrate.

I do not know about you but my imagination is a

great tool for me. I imagine a counter over my head

that is keeping track of burned calories.

A funeral march for the fat that I burned,

and a band playing for the success it is

even to just show up.

Gang, use all you need and make sure that you

do not waste any of what is yours in your effort

to gain terrain at the battle of weight loss.

Day by day and decision by decision we continue to

make progress and all progress is good.

Keep on keeping on.

Jose G. Osuna

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Scars And Story’s.

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It is not that we always make the

correct decisions but more that

we continue on our journey.

We said we would exercise DO IT.

We said we would eat right DO IT.

We committed to our meds DO IT.

We committed to drinking the water

and being more active and going the

extra mile now we must DO IT.

Simple and easy to do but also, simple

and easy not to do.

Let us not be common. Let us be

different and go for great.

We, Us, our families are worth it.

Stay focus stay successful.

Jose G. Osuna

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Crossroads.

knowledge-and-ignoranceTo know how.

To know who.

To know when.

And the all important WHY.

Knowledge is the main and most important tool

right behind commitment for accomplishment.

If you find yourself at this intersection always, always

choose knowledge.

Working on being better day by day.

Jose G. Osuna

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