One year ago today, I weighed 62 pounds more than I weigh now. Like a lot of people, I needed to lose weight and I made a New Years Resolution to do it. We were in Florida for the last 2 weeks of 2013 and the first seven days of 2014. When we returned, I stepped on a new set of scales that I got my wife for Christmas. The Withings Smart Body Analyzer. I was shocked at the number on the scale. It was 241.6! How had this happened? Here’s the story of how I lost the weight.
I saw this great article over on Make last month about making a monobox. Basically taking a box and putting a speaker and a small amplifier circuit inside. Put an input on the outside for any mp3 player to plug into. I also wanted a volume control so I could use this as an amplifier for anything, not just an mp3 player. Read more