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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

Miles with meaning - last training ride before Tahoe

Saturday, May 23, 2009      4 comments

Well it is a gorgeous day in this area, so why not go for a bike ride with some of my team members I am heading to Tahoe with. 69 miles - hilly miles I may add. It was a ride which started at the LLS chapter office, and heading east ... south an... Read more

Miles with meaning - Cleveland marathon

Sunday, May 17, 2009      15 comments

So, what did you do today? I ran a marathon - yup - 26.2 miles. This was my 4th marathon - 3 of which has been with Team in Training - raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. As you know from my previous posts I am involved wit... Read more

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