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Did I mention I like kayaking? LOL

Saturday, July 14, 2012      10 comments

Finally got a picture with my biggest boat (Wilderness Systems Tempest 165) and my smallest boat (Wavesport Project X 48) If they look like they're made of the same pl... Read more

Road Food

Thursday, July 12, 2012      9 comments

My friend RUSSLANE ( http://wekeepitoff.com ) and I had a friendly debate a while back about road food. He claimed that Asian restaurants were a good choice. I disagreed and countered with grocery stores. Iíll let him make his c... Read more

Surfin' and Rollin' in Canada (video blog)

Sunday, July 08, 2012      7 comments

I just got back from a week of kayaking in Canada and no phone or internet access. It was AWESOME. Here's a link to the place: www.owl-mkc.ca/mkc It's on the Madawaska River near Barry's Bay in Ontario. My instruct... Read more

Clearing the monster out from under my bed

Monday, June 18, 2012      11 comments

Halfway through my first season kayaking I got a painful dose of reality about my abilities www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=3506672 The experience I had in 2010 was so traumatic - my ... Read more

Weight Maintenance Definitions, Revisited

Tuesday, June 12, 2012      3 comments

While Russ gets the http://wekeepitoff.com site back up and running, I'm going to repost my columns from there on my blog here so I can refer to them when I need to. Last year I wrote a column about the varying definitions o... Read more

The myth of zero-calorie foods

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      20 comments

Lots of things we eat are labeled as having zero calories. Some even use it for marketing, such as Splenda. It is interesting to note that while these items are low in calories, they are usually not devoid of them. The reason they are lab... Read more

Horsie Vacation!

Thursday, April 26, 2012      7 comments

I spent a few days this past week visiting my sister HAVASUROSE in Arizona where she helps out at a nearby Arabian horse farm. Every morning we'd get up and go out there by 6:30am to feed them breakfast, rake up the poop, groom, and exercis... Read more

A way to estimate changes in body composition using BIA numbers - get stronger and lighter

Friday, March 16, 2012      9 comments

A few months ago I wrote a post about how I estimate my total calorie burn given daily calorie intake and scale weight. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=4636113 At the end of that po... Read more

New low weight after 2+ years of maintenance - still working on the internal aspect of me

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      16 comments

Well. That's different. It's what I saw on Monday morning when I weighed in. Yesterday morning it was 148.0 This morning it was 149.4 It looks like I m... Read more

Playing in the power plant wave (video blog)

Saturday, March 03, 2012      13 comments

The local coal-fired power plant on Cayuga Lake dumps the warm water back into the lake in a way that is super convenient for us white water boaters to play in. www.americanwhitewater.o
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/10314 ... Read more

Returning to the scene of the accident (video blog)

Saturday, February 18, 2012      14 comments

11 months after a rotator cuff injury that took me out of my kayak for 6 months I have tried snowboarding again. I seem to remember how to turn, which is nice. My form isn't great, but that's not surprising, given that I was a beginner las... Read more

Punching it back down - the joys of maintenance

Monday, February 13, 2012      19 comments

Holy Moley, this maintenance thing takes vigilance. And not just vigilance, but DOING SOMETHING about it when you see a problem. My last night in Costa Rica involved a painful stomach bug and between that and the ensuing weakness and exhau... Read more

A week of kayaking class III-IV rivers in Costa Rica - with pictures!

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      22 comments

As a reward for not desparing and eating everything in sight while recovering from rotator cuff surgery this year (I missed my entire kayaking season which was a terrible blow) I signed up for a one week vacation in Costa Rica, kayaking in Janua... Read more

I look OK in street clothes, I think. :-)

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      27 comments

Here's what I wore to chair my session and give my talk at the conference I'm at this week: And can I just say "yay" for thrift shops? Because that whole outfit (includi... Read more

I have 50-50 odds of regaining my weight! Woo Hoo!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      22 comments

Doesn't sound like very good odds, does it? Flip a coin. Heads I gain, tails I keep it off. But I'll take it. Because I've reached the 2-year mark in my maintenan... Read more


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