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On a Ride with my Honey in Wabasha, MN





Rest Stop on Lake Peppin, near Wabasha MN





Heading to Hackensack on the Paul Bunyan Trail, Fall 2010



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First, Love the Lord your God!

When asked what the greatest commandment in all of life is, Jesus Christ said, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord your God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength" (Mark 12:28-34). When we seek our Creator above all other things, and submit our lives to him, everything else has a way of falling in place.

So I'm seeking to live a more healthy lifestyle but that's not the main thing that's on my mind. The main thing that's on my mind ...
When asked what the greatest commandment in all of life is, Jesus Christ said, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord your God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength" (Mark 12:28-34). When we seek our Creator above all other things, and submit our lives to him, everything else has a way of falling in place.

So I'm seeking to live a more healthy lifestyle but that's not the main thing that's on my mind. The main thing that's on my mind is loving the Lord my God by being a good steward of this body he's so graciously given me. May he be glorified in my quest for health and yours!
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Member Since: 3/21/2009

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Fitness Minutes: 60,813

My Goals:
1. To get my weight down to 205 by June 30, 2014.

2. To complete a 5k in less than 30 minutes by May 31, 2014.

3. To increase my average speed on the bike so that 18.5 mph is the "new normal" by June 30, 2014.

4. To complete a 10k in less than 60 minutes by July 31, 2014.

5. To set a new sprint speed record on the bike of 30 mph or more by September 30, 2014.

6. To complete at least 2,000 miles on the bike by December 31, 2014.

My Program:
1. Food: I will use the SP nutrition tracker to ensure a proper balance of foods each day and to stay within my cal range.

2. Exercise: For strength training I will go to Anytime Fitness at least three days per week; for cardio I will walk, jog, run, ride my bike, and xc ski 5-6 days per week.

3. Support and Accountability: My wife, a couple good friends at church, and the SP community serve as my encouragers on this journey!

Personal Information:
My wife, daughter and I live in Otsego, Minnesota which is just northwest of Minneapolis. I am one of the Pastors of Glory of Christ Fellowship in Elk River. My wife is a Spanish teacher, and our daughter is a college student at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

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Hobbies/Interests:
1. Reading & writing.
2. Astronomy, I especially love looking at the Hubble Telescope site.
3. Football.
4. I love crime shows: 24, 48 hours, CSI, Numbers, NCIS, Monk, etc.

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FRAN0426
4/18/2014 6:30:30 PM

It sure was some snow showers for many, should starts melting with the heat up.



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IMAVISION
4/18/2014 3:31:23 PM

JESUS (the sweetest name I know) ~

His shed blood means we can live each day in His forgiveness.

His resurrection means we can walk constantly in newness of life.

His day of victory makes all our days complete!

Praying His Very Best Is Yours this Easter Season!


For in Him we live & move & have our being. ~ Acts 17:28 NIV


There will never be another act of love
so pure or triumph
so celebrated
as the humility of the cross
& the miracle of the empty tomb.

Bonnie Jensen

Have a wonderful time of rejoicing in the Resurrection!

Ima



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IMSMILEY88
4/18/2014 8:24:46 AM

Wow!! Thank you for sending me all of those workouts for my trainer. That'll be great!

And, I will get out on the road when I can. I homeschool our daughter & my husband works long hours. So, during the week, I need to do my workouts at home. I'm doing my best to make that happen! emoticon



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FRAN0426
4/17/2014 10:57:57 PM

Thanks for the nice comment on my blog, much appreciated.



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MOTTAMAMALOU
4/17/2014 8:28:22 AM

I enjoyed your bicycle journey through your pictures. Fantastic!!



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