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Spokes of hope (2010) - warning may be emotional
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      10 comments

Some of you know I am involved with a project called Spokes of Hope spokesofhope.org . Tonight a 15 min video from the 2010 SOH was released and should you want - to watch it www.youtube.com/user/Spo
kesOfHope ... Read more
primarily for my marathon, triathletes, cycling friends
Saturday, February 26, 2011      7 comments

When I was on my bike this morning, I was listening to a podcast, and it dawned on me that some of you guys who run and cycle longer distances, do multi sport event would be interested in in a podcast from www.enduranceplanet.com ... Read more
I have a question for you ...
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      21 comments

Recently I read a great blog by coach Nancy which was related to health care providers and attitudes towards patients who are obese. If was an interesting blog, and as a healthcare provider an eyeopener in many ways. So, here is a HYPOTHETI... Read more
An interesting read (medical article)
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      7 comments

I came acrosss this link on Pubmed www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pub
med/18987274 . It is an article published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. What I found interesting was the conclusion 'Weight loss can be achi... Read more
The book I am reading right now is ...
Sunday, January 23, 2011      9 comments

'Fit soul - fit body' The book is written by six time Ironman champion Mark Allen and Brant Secunda, a Huichol shaman and I heard about it for the first time not too long ago on a podcast (endurance planet). 'true health and happiness ... Read more
An interesting read
Saturday, January 15, 2011      15 comments

In one of my many mailings I get at work, there is a summary of news clippings, and one caught my eye. A report from the society of actuaries "Obesity and its Relation to Mortality and Morbidity Costs' All statistics based on research (not surpr... Read more
You thought one ironman was tough - how about the distance of 20
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      8 comments

Here is a link to someone who just did 20 translate.google.com/tra
nslate?hl=en&sl=da&tl=en&u
=http%3A%2F%2Fmonterrey.de
catri.dk%2F%3Fgt the website - as you can see is the google translation of a Danish website.... Read more
Worldrun II
Saturday, December 04, 2010      3 comments

Fellow sparkers - Check out the Danish runner Jesper Olsen and his second world run worldrun.org . Unfortunately he had to take some time off to take care of illness he encountered on his first part of Worldrun II. This is ... Read more
A little known hint for traveling
Thursday, November 25, 2010      8 comments

A couple of years ago, after reading some stuff about compression stockings and benefits when running and cycling. I gave it some thought, and then came the test. No, not running or biking - flying. I had to fly to California (cross country) to ... Read more
Reflections 11.25.10
Thursday, November 25, 2010      3 comments

Coach Nancy's status today read 'Celebrate the simple things in life, like sharing a nice morning coffee and talking...those are things we cannot replace' I have read it again, again, and again for a number of reasons. First I think it... Read more
Reflections 11.23.10
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      14 comments

I spend a lot of time reading blogs, and I learn a lot. I also have received comments on comments I make ... some of the comments are some times unkind. Hey I am a 'big boy' - and i can handle it. However, there are some things that bother ... Read more
Thanksgiving - Part 2.
Monday, November 22, 2010      12 comments

My dear Sparkfriends.... Another year has passed. My life is so much richer - thanks to you. I continue to be healthy - thanks the challenge of keeping up with you. It is really difficult to pinpoint all the thing about my spark friend... Read more
Thanksgiving - Part 1.
Sunday, November 21, 2010      9 comments

Since I started doing endurance events for Team in Training I have sent out an email of being thankful this time (ironically my niece was diagnosed with leukemia the weekend before Thanksgiving). I want to share it with you _ while I ponder... Read more
Reflections 11.08.10 (follow up on 10.07.10)
Monday, November 08, 2010      2 comments

Thank you all for chiming in with your comments. I love this dialogue on my reflections. The purpose of me posting them is to create some conversations and discussions. It is not necessarily about me and my accomplishments - but more reflections... Read more
Reflections 11.07.10
Sunday, November 07, 2010      11 comments

Tonight I got an email from a friend who wanted to run a half marathon with me in a couple of weeks. I thought about it and wrote him back - declining. It is not because I don't like him, it is not because I don't want to run with him (I wi... Read more

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