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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
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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

Let's move it ... there is an app for that

Thursday, October 28, 2010      4 comments

www.letsmoveit.org/let's
-move-it!-mobile-app.aspx ... Read more

Reflections 10.27.10

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      7 comments

When I went through orientation four years ago I met a young woman who kinda looked familiar, but I wasn't sure where I knew her from. She came up to me and asked me - didn't I use to work with Dr. 'so-and-so' ... which I confirmed. Julie (... Read more

Reflections 10.24.10

Sunday, October 24, 2010      8 comments

I heard something interesting from my physician the other day. He sees a lot of executives in his practice. They have found - the executives who takes care of themselves (eat healthy, work out regularly etc) are handling the stress of our curren... Read more

My physical ...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010      17 comments

So my physical was today. I had my blood work done on Friday. I have a great MD who understand the needs of active people. What you will see me write next is not confession, but being accountable. - Weight. Pretty stable, but not where... Read more

Columbus marathon 10.17.10

Sunday, October 17, 2010      27 comments

Another marathon is behind me - another fundraising success for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society raising more than $150.000 (I don't remember the exact amount). Yesterday (Saturday) was a beautiful day in Cleveland. I packed the bag - got ... Read more


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