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A Slow Run
Our son came home for a visit and brought his two year old dog, Lola, with him. Our three cats were so thrilled to have them come. It is amazing how much more alert they are while the dog is in the house. So, I thought I would take Lola on a ru... Read more
My youngest daughter gave me a first class jump rope for Fathers Day. She had me try jumping rope on my last visit when she took me to do one of her Crossfit sessions. I had never tried to jump rope before and had little success at it, so she ha... Read more
My Three Year Anniversary On Spark
I have been on Spark for three years now, but have only been seriously pursuing my healthy lifestyle for the last last year. It wasn't that I eat healthy foods for the most part, or that I didn't exercise, because i did do both of them. However,... Read more
A Good Walk
When our youngest daughter, Kate, came home from her first day of kindergarten, she announced that she had made a new friend, Hannah. Over the next few weeks and months, our son, Josh and Hannah's brother, Josh, became good friends, as did the m... Read more
Twenty points on the wheel
This morning when I went to spin the wheel I noticed that there was a space with 20 points on it. That is unusual, my wheel typically runs 1-5. So I spun the wheel, and what do you know, it landed on the 20. YEA! Also, today is the day that I go... Read more
Today I participated in, what our local YMCA calls, its annual FITS Blaster. A FITS Blaster is a introduction, of 10 minutes in each of the different fitness classes that the Y offers. The classes include Zumba, Pilates, Spinning, Step Aerobics,... Read more
Well I am down another pound today, but I only have one more week to achieve my goal of nine more pounds. Even though I have serious doubts that I will not achieve my goal by the dead line that I set for myself, I will not give up. The goal is o... Read more
Back in town and down 2 lb.
I did my weigh in today after being out of town for half of the week on business, and to my surprise, I had lost 2 lb. I confess that I did not eat nearly as healthy as I would have had I been home, but I did make it a point to eat as much of th... Read more
Today, was my weigh in day. I am not always able to weigh in on Saturday, but when I am home, I do. Today I was up 1 lb.; and even though that isn't all that bad, I only have 8 weeks to loose 12 lb. to reach my goal.
I have been using the ... Read more
How I got to where I am
As a young boy I was very active, I was in the scouts and did a lot of hiking camping and other outdoors type activities. I would go to a nearby city park where there were lots of things for me to do. And I played organized sports as well as ni... Read more