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Run across Rhode Island
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      4 comments

The other day I was invited to run across Rhode Island on November 15,2015. Depending on the route - we will run 27 miles. The participants will run either 27 miles or one or more legs of 9 miles. More details as they become available but t... Read more
North country run 2015
Sunday, August 23, 2015      8 comments

NCR was this weekend ... they offer a 13.1, 26.2 and a 50 mile run - all trail I am new to trail running so I did the 13.1 - and I am glad I went. It was awesome!!!! here is the 4-1-1 - about 400 miles drive to the event ... horrible ... Read more
Thoughts of today - alternatives to gels.
Saturday, May 23, 2015      4 comments

Runners and cyclists are often using gels for carbohydrates during a race. If you are one of them, do you know there are alternatives. One is to add Maltodextrin to your water bottle(s) - 4cal per gram. It is tasteless so you may want to us... Read more
Race report - 15k trail run
Saturday, April 18, 2015      7 comments

This morning I ran a 15k trail run. If you know me, you will know I have been a road runner for the past 10 years. . I have done a few trail runs a couple of years ago and this year I have done two. I must say I have taken a liking to trail run... Read more
Thought of the day 4.10.15
Saturday, April 11, 2015      6 comments

April 16 is national health care decision day. if you are incapacitated to make decisions - have you identified a designated decision maker (power of attorney for health care) - do you have a living will? Take a moment to look at this ... Read more
An addition I don't like.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      9 comments

This addition is called metformin. Over the past two years I have cut down the amount of carbs I am eating - over the past year I have really cut down. About a month ago, I had my physical! I am soon to be 62 and after the physical I h... Read more
Thought of the day 11.27.14
Thursday, November 27, 2014      6 comments

So today is thanksgiving. You have probably already posted how you over ate and how you are now regretting it and yada yada The other day I listened to a program where a nutritionist talked about not beating ourselves up for eating too much... Read more
Thought of the day 11.20.14
Thursday, November 20, 2014      5 comments

In a week we celebrate Thanksgiving. Before you go to your Thanksgiving event recite Chris 'macca' McCormack's words (Macca is two times ironman world champion) "you are the CEO of your one person company". Yes, I am sorry to tell you - Y... Read more
New book
Saturday, October 04, 2014      4 comments

Those of you who have known me a while, will have heard me talk about Cindi from Indi. Cindi is a remarkable person, who was an aspiring olympian (cycling) whose career was cut short by a head on collision - she survived and some years later she... Read more
Thoughts of the day 9.3.14
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      2 comments

Interesting study published in Annals of Internal Medicine today. Hopefully it not only will make a mainstream medical journal - but also the main stream press... Read more
Thought of the day 8.23.14
Sunday, August 24, 2014      2 comments

So, I went for a bike ride yesterday. Not unusual - but what is a little more unusual I haven't been on my bike for a while and BAM I went out and did 50.12 miles. Nice - but here is what is nicer - with the exception of my shoulders (a little t... Read more
Thought of the day 8.15.14
Friday, August 15, 2014      1 comments

I have had some issues with my glutes and my hamstring as of late. For a long time i felt one of my glute muscles was a cable. Yes, quite uncomfortable, and more recently discomfort in my 'hind leg' was added. Of course the simplest thing w... Read more
Thought of the day 7.12.14
Saturday, July 12, 2014      11 comments

What has happened. I went through all my spark friends and noticed none seem to update their status any more. Does that mean that they just don't update their status - have they succeeded - have they reverted to the life style they lived prior t... Read more
Thought of the day 5.27.14
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      5 comments

It is with heavy heart I am writing this. Last night my (our time) passed away. She was 58. A week ago she was admitted with an intracranial bleed as a result of an aneurysm. They did what needed to be done, but unfortunate the outcome was... Read more
Thought of the day 5.18.14 (half marathon)
Sunday, May 18, 2014      2 comments

Another half marathon is now in the books. I ran Cleveland again. Done it a number of times, but this year was different ... This is my first larger event since the event in Boston last year. Not sure if it was comforting or scary to see a... Read more

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