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Mission Possible (Week 12 of 26)

Wednesday, December 12, 2012      2 comments

...and I thought last week was challenging! Getting comfortable in my new gym is not a problem. I am mostly all alone in the middle of the night working out. The challenging part is now that I am working a "regular" work week for the last few... Read more

Mission Possible (Week 11 of 26)

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      3 comments

Week 11 of this 26 week plan was probably the most challenging week to me so far. Not really given a choice, I was assigned a route of daily pickups and drop-offs at work that is quite lucrative. Only problem is that I have to begin each day ... Read more

Mission Possible (Week 10 of 26)

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      3 comments

Ten full weeks of my plan and it met the holidays. As for my nutrition, I was somewhat careful a few days but had at it over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend so some of my numbers calorie wise were quite high, but the nutrient levels strayed ov... Read more

Mission Possible (Week 9 of 26)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012      2 comments

It has been nine full weeks of solid nutrition and exercise after I recovered from pneumonia and I’m hitting it pretty hard. There were small improvements on the measurements and another 2 pounds of body weight lost. Here are the numbers: ... Read more

Mission Possible (week 8 of 26)

Monday, November 12, 2012      4 comments

Eight full weeks of careful nutrition and regular exercise are paying off. First off the strength…I have increased the weights on the Horizontal Leg Press to 195 pounds for the first set of 15 reps then to 155 for the 2nd set and 115 for ... Read more

Feeling Good Again...

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      8 comments

Feeling good again. It has been the theme of my spark page since I joined Spark People on November 26, 2008. More than a slogan, it truly defined the feeling I had at that time. When I look back to that time during the year 2008 and 2009, I w... Read more

Mission Possible (week 7 of 26)

Tuesday, November 06, 2012      1 comments

Seven weeks in the books for me and my return to exercise after battling pneumonia and the perseverance is paying off. I included the numbers from the re-start date of September 18 in this blog to show total progress in my quest to return to go... Read more

Mission Possible (week 6 of 26)

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      3 comments

Mission Possible week six for me was completed 2 days ago and the slow and steady progress I have been experiencing has continued and has been maintained. First off, here are the numbers… October 22: Weight: 279 Waist: 45.5 Hips:... Read more

Mission Possible (week 5 of 26)

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      6 comments

Five full weeks in the books and I had some small changes and a couple of big ones. First off, here are the numbers from last week and then yesterday… October 15: Weight: 281 Waist: 46.75 Hips: 44.25 Neck: 17.0 Calf (left)... Read more

"What's on your mind?"

Sunday, October 21, 2012      4 comments

Every time I log into Facebook, it asks me “What’s on your mind?” It’s kind of like the person that asks you “How are you doing?” My most common response to being asked how I’m doing is “I could write a book on how I’m doing” which usually wil... Read more

Mission Possible (week 4 of 26)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      3 comments

Wrapping up the 4th consecutive week of my return to exercise from being ill has found me with some startling results. First off the numbers. Last weeks and then this weeks numbers: October 8: Weight: 283 Waist: 47.2 Hips: 45.0 ... Read more

Mission Possible (week 3 of 26)

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      3 comments

After yesterday's workout I felt like Popeye after he had his spinach. It's been that good. Not living and dying with the numbers, they are very similar and nearly unchanged from last week. What has changed is that I have been feeling fan... Read more

This is the way it is supposed to feel

Monday, October 08, 2012      7 comments

This isn't my weekly roundup on my progress which I will try to do tomorrow. This is just what I was feeling when I was finished with my cardio workout today at the gym. To start out, today was not an ordinary Monday for me. I went in to ... Read more

Mission Possible (week 2 of 26)

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

So I fiddled around with my web cam and the editing software I have tells me that my processor is no longer able to run the program because I need at least a 2.4ghz processor so no videos for the near future. On the results end of things, I... Read more

Mission Possible (week 1 of 26)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      4 comments

My spark friend BACKTOME10 wrote on my spark page "man on a mission". I have been thinking of that ever since she wrote that (thank you Kelley) and I am going to use part of that as my new motivating mantra for myself. Not unlike my 26 w... Read more

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