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Worth More Than Your Weight

Wednesday, February 20, 2013      4 comments

This post is not for me. At least, not for me, now. As I blogged earlier today, I was up 4 pounds this week according to the scale, and that's OK. But it wasn't always OK for me. Once upon a time, when I was just starting out on this "journey", ... Read more

Motivation

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      4 comments

Over on Dailymile today, the Dailymission was: "What would you say is your primary source of motivation?" This question has been done to death, but it bears repeating. My primary motivation? To be less like the top 6 pictures, and... Read more

2012 Retrospective and 2013 Goals

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      0 comments

I guess it is that time of year. Time to look back on the last year and see what went well, what didn't go well, and what adjustments need to be made moving forward. By the numbers: January 01 2012 => January 01 2013 Weight: 219.2... Read more

Eat Yo Beets!

Monday, December 17, 2012      1 comments

Do you eat your beets? I never really at them all that much until this year. But they are one of the alleged "superfoods" and are chock full of goodness - folate, manganese, potassium, fiber, copper, magnesium, iron, phosphorus and all kind... Read more

You Can't Always See It

Thursday, December 13, 2012      5 comments

It's easy to get down on yourself when this journey isn't going exactly as you planned. But stay the course. Real change takes time, and success isn't always something that you can see. Next time you get in a rut, and maybe it seems like everybo... Read more

It doesn't have to be like this

Wednesday, December 12, 2012      8 comments

Be Mindful!... Read more

I Never

Tuesday, December 11, 2012      8 comments

Most mornings I begin the day with some black coffee and push-ups. Lately, it's been 75 push-ups. Some days, I bang out 100. I've gotten to the point where I can do these without stopping. But it has taken a long time. I've started and restarted... Read more

Two weeks ago I ran 50 miles

Saturday, October 13, 2012      11 comments

I finally wrote a few words about the 50 mile mountain race a couple of weeks ago. If you like long-winded race recaps, have at it! =) http://runningspark.blog
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-race-recap.html ... Read more

Surely these shirts run big

Friday, September 07, 2012      10 comments

The other night I swung by EMS on my way home to grab some nutrition for today's ultra-commute (I am running to and from work - about 16 miles one way). While I was there, I checked out some t-shirts on the clearance rack. I grabbed one that loo... Read more

Weekly Wednesday Weigh-In - Woo Hoo?

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      9 comments

Forgot to add this post for last week. I was up a tiny bit. This week's results: UP 2.6 LBS. emoticon Now... Read more

Reminder

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      2 comments

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A Weekend of Epic NSV's

Monday, August 06, 2012      8 comments

Prologue: Each of the last five days, my e-mail has been flooded with notifications from Sparkpeople. I've been getting a bunch of new friend requests, and the comment count on the "Looking Beyond The Scale" blog post is now close to 400. It's... Read more

19 Percent

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      6 comments

Down -4.2 lbs while on vacation up in the Adirondacks! Pretty excited about that. I ate sensibly and stayed very active all days - running up mountains and pacing my brother through the last few miles of his Ironman. That brings my 2012 tot... Read more

Wednesday Weigh-In

Wednesday, July 18, 2012      6 comments

Operation "become a lean mean mountain running machine" update: Weighed in this morning and lost 3 pounds. That makes 37.8lbs on the year. This is about 17.25% of my 2012 starting body weight. About 25 lbs since switching up my diet to be m... Read more

Eat More Kale

Tuesday, July 17, 2012      10 comments

Over the last year or so we have grown to love kale. I used to find this green bitter and unappetizing, but we've found a few good ways to enjoy it, and now have it quite regularly. We make 'kale chips', saute it with garlic and onion, mix it in... Read more


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