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A Slow Run

Saturday, August 21, 2010      2 comments

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

Jumping Rope

Tuesday, July 20, 2010      8 comments

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

Sunday, June 27, 2010      6 comments

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

Saturday, March 20, 2010      1 comments

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2010      6 comments

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

FITS Blaster

Saturday, January 09, 2010      2 comments

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

Keeping on

Saturday, December 12, 2009      4 comments

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.

Sunday, November 01, 2009      1 comments

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

Gained 1lb.

Saturday, October 24, 2009      0 comments

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

Monday, September 07, 2009      3 comments

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