Friends - today was the greater Cleveland triathlon my 14th event for Team in Training raising money for the leukemia and lymphoma society.
During the last week I have felt under the weather and Friday night I thought - perhaps I should loo... Read more
Tomorrow I am doing a sprint triathlon. I was going to do the olympic distance, but because I am feeling a little under the weather, I don't think it will be wise of me to do the International distance.
+ I have signed up for three half mar... Read more
Earlier today I participated in the 'pirates tri', a local sprint triathlon in organized by Lake metroparks. It has also become sort of a team in training alumni event for the triathletes, this was the second year.
We picked up packages on ... Read more
I have been registered with imapmyfitness.com since 2007 but never really used it. I just found out I can import my Garmin into it. Cool.
Also, when I did the Motor City triathlon I was wheezing during the swim. Well, it ... Read more
As you know, I love reading other people's blogs because I learn so much from them, and I learn about people. I have learned a lot about physical and emotional suffering as I read blogs and postings. I also learn alot about positive things. So, ... Read more
THIS BLOG IS NOT ABOUT ME!!!! It is about - as the headline reads - the reward of paying forward.
Fellow sparkers, many of you know that I have a habit of paying forward. Many of my medals and race numbers has been given to individuals w... Read more
At first I did not understand what was happening with my email being loaded with spark messages. However, soon I found out I had been selected to be MOD. By now I think I have received more than 50 messages, mail, and goodies.... Read more
WOW, this weekend is going to be difficult to summarize.
A year ago 10 of us participated in the run and we had such a great time we decided to discuss it in a forum, and BAM - before we knew of it there was 79 people in the group, and this... Read more
Some of you have seen my complaints related to my URI the last couple of weeks. Well, last night I got all of 4 hrs of sleep - I was coughing, and coughing AND ... coughing.
I made an appointment with a doctor today, and with her stetoscope... Read more
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
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
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
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
'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
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