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Obesity is a slow moving health care Tsunami

The title of my page is paraphrasing the CEO of Novo Nordisk (manufacture of insulin and diabetes products).

This is my Spark page. I am a middle aged, overweight pretty ordinary guy who is trying to live healthy and be active. I was hypertensive. That is under control. I still have weight to lose, and hopefully that will come under control.
The title of my page is paraphrasing the CEO of Novo Nordisk (manufacture of insulin and diabetes products).

This is my Spark page. I am a middle aged, overweight pretty ordinary guy who is trying to live healthy and be active. I was hypertensive. That is under control. I still have weight to lose, and hopefully that will come under control.




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Member Since: 1/22/2008

SparkPoints: 47,665

Fitness Minutes: 89,468

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No definate goals set for 2014.

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"we may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated" Maya Angelou.

"Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory." General Patton

"Those who think they have not time for exercise will sooner have have to find time for illness" Edward Stanley



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"You lose 100 percent of the shots you don't take." Wayne Gretsky

"You are the CEO of your one person company" Chris Mccormack.

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~Edward Stanley



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Success is a year-round choice. You must decide what you want, why you want it, and how you plan to achieve it. No one else can, will, or should do that for you. (SP Article)

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IMSMILEY88
8/8/2013 2:05:24 PM

Ha! Glad I made you laugh with my 'too old' post. And, it was just a temporary feeling that I almost wish I hadn't posted! But, it felt true at the time. I started running at 40 & did my first sprint triathlon 1 year later, but that was just a few years ago. So, I'm truly not that old. But, some days my body sure FEELS old!

By the way, thanks for sharing a brief history of your running/triathlon career. It's inspiring! Maybe, some day, I'll tackle some other events or distances. Well, of course I will! emoticon



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LIGHTNINGRUNNER
8/7/2013 2:02:54 PM

You rock Jan. I have lots of halfs scheduled up until Dec. I got into Big Sur so I have serious training to do the 2nd half of the season. I need to get in under 6 hours and those hills will kill me.



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BOBBYD31
8/6/2013 4:23:35 PM

lets call it a baby TRI, lol. just getting back into the runnig and swimming hope to actually get a sprint in before the end of season even if i have to walk most of 5k.



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TIGGER622
7/16/2013 3:46:24 PM

Hey there! It's been a while!!! I went right over to the bike shop the day after the tri and got myself a lesson in tube changing (and a new tire)! I think it definitely was a mix - turns out I was stopped over 25 minutes and Physically didn't get back on the bike with the energy I had when i got off. But it was also very mental. With my new bike knowledge and some more confidence in my training, shouldnt happen again (at least not this way!!!). Looking for my next one - hoping to squeeze it in this summer!!! Thanks so much for your support and advice, always helps me piece things back together! Hope all is well with you!!!



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MOMGETSSPARK
7/15/2013 9:57:55 AM

Okay we have old fashioned mountain bikes but hit the trail the other day and rode 22 miles in 2 hours. Now that may be slow, but I was thinking of you and wondering if the seat gets any more comfortable the more you ride? We have gel seats too!

Have a great day!

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