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It is not about the bike ... or
Saturday, September 19, 2009      5 comments

I am going to come with some musings I thought of after todays bike ride. I realize not everyone have the luxury of having health insurance, but that is for a different blog entry. A couple of years ago I was friendly with one of our e... Read more
Spokes of hope
Sunday, September 13, 2009      8 comments

In my previous blog - I talked about the bike ride 'spokes of hope'. The first spokes of hope is currently taking place. Because of my planned vacation to Europe I cold not be part of it. However, next year I will be. Spokes of hope was ... Read more
Looking at 2010.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      9 comments

Friends, we are only about 4 months away from new year, and it is 2010, and I am beginning to look into goals for next year. First, I have been fortunate to have raised $7000 for the leukemia and lymphoma society to date. The money has been... Read more
Sunday, August 16, 2009      7 comments

Today was the "perfect 10 miler". I ran it last year for the first time and was joined by two friends. The weather was great, and I felt I did OK - plus - we had a good time. Lunch afterwards. This year one of those friends were on (a well ... Read more
Thank you!!!
Friday, August 07, 2009      9 comments

I am not sure how many are behind this (I know of one), but I am incredibly humbled and honored to have receive the email that I am being named a 'spark motivator'. I don't think you realize what it feels like to be recognized like this. I ... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

Well fellow sparkers here is some news - not much but news. I found out I was not eligible for the study. As you know criteria for studies are strict and my HDL was 0.1 outside the criteria. Oh well. My weight is stagnating - looking a... Read more
Health update
Sunday, July 19, 2009      5 comments

On Wednesday I met with the nutritionist. I also had my blood drawn to see where my cholesterol and fasting blood sugar is. I was very pleased to find out the FBS is 93. Remember it was elevated and I was pre-diabetic. My cholesterol and tr... Read more
Sparks flying in Mansfield (Ohio).
Saturday, July 18, 2009      6 comments

Dear fellow sparker. When I talk about sparks were flying in Mansfield, it was because 5 sparkers got together for a ride in Mansfield (Ohio), on a multipurpose trail. It was AMCG2002 (anne), ROOKIERIDER (Nancy), Bill (BILLALEX70), John (JOPAPGH... Read more
Another metric century in the book
Sunday, July 12, 2009      2 comments

It was an absolutely perfect day for a bike ride. Sunshine and the temp maxed out in the mid seventies. The ride was in Amish country (Medina and Summit counties). I started out with some of my fellow team in training alumni - 6 to be exact... Read more
Sunday, June 21, 2009      8 comments

Some people know I work within the Cleveland Clinic Health System. Recently did an article on the institution I found worth sharing here "The clinic staff tries to set an example: Yoga classes on the roof; exercise facilities; healt... Read more
The scale
Friday, June 19, 2009      4 comments

You thought you were going to read something about how I have lost so many lbs.... didn't you? You are not! I have looked at a lot of SP pages and I am really surprised what I read. Everyone talks about healthier lifestyle, eating righ... Read more
My niece Amanda
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      6 comments

Can you spell remission. Can you spell joy. Can you say cancer free. It sounds like music to my ears Yesterday my niece Amanda left a voice mail on my cell phone - letting her uncle Jan know that her bone marrow biopsy - after 2 years an... Read more
Cancer lost again
Saturday, June 13, 2009      11 comments

My fellow sparkers. This afternoon was very special for a couple of families, and it was special for me. Four years ago, I met a scared young lady. She was scared because she had just been diagnosed with leukemia, and what I was about to do... Read more
Mule report (Tahoe ride report)
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      10 comments

On Friday morning, 7am we took off from Cleveland to Minneapolis - and on to Sacramento - and loaded the bus to go to Tahoe ... it was not the prettiest weather. Lots of low clouds, sprinkles (and I had heard the s word in the forecast) - We ... Read more
Good morning from Lake Tahoe
Saturday, June 06, 2009      7 comments

My dear friends - it is the first morning in Lake Tahoe - 39 degrees, grey sky, and wet streets. The trip out here was uneventful, but long. Yesterday - the mules hung out - and Mark who is here with his family cooked and we had a blast. It... Read more

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