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We made it!!
Saturday, May 30, 2009      5 comments

Biked real hard this month with an eye towards reaching the 6,000 year-to-date mile standard. Today I met and exceeded that goal. I'm feeling pretty good. Hopefully, I can continue logging those miles during the rest of the year. HOOAAAA!!... Read more
It's Bonding Time
Thursday, May 07, 2009      4 comments

In mid-June, my son and I are going to take a wonderful trip beginning in Texas, going to New York and returning back to Texas. We're planning on stops at: New Orleans, Cloumbus Georgia; Fayetteville North Carolina; New York; Washington, DC; Bat... Read more
A Real Challenge
Monday, April 20, 2009      5 comments

Yesterday I took part in a 65-mile bike ride. It was the 1st organized bike ride of the year for me. It ended up being the most challenging ride ever due to the wind. Most of the ride was spent fighting the wicked head winds. Several times I tho... Read more
A Break For Now
Sunday, April 05, 2009      2 comments

I joined Spark People about 6 months ago primarily as a weight reduction tool. Since that time I've communicated with many beautiful people. Unfortunately, the results have not been what I was hoping for so, I'm going to seek another way of gett... Read more
Standing Tall and Looking Good
Monday, March 30, 2009      3 comments

Went to put on some shorts this morning and discovered that they were too big for me. What a pleasure it was to dump them into the garbage. HOOAAAAA!!... Read more
4 Wonderful Days
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      2 comments

It's been 4 days of total focus and I feel just great. I've really been conscious of my activities and my consumption. It's been a while since I fell into this "trance". Last time was four years ago, when I stopped smoking after 42 miserable yea... Read more
A Matter of Pride
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      3 comments

Woke up this past Saturday and drove with my Cuchi-Cuchi to see her and my son run in a local fun run. Originally, she was to run 5K and my son 10K, however, she made a wrong turn and ended up doing the 10K. Last year both my son and wife did th... Read more
Neutral Staate
Sunday, March 08, 2009      0 comments

This will be 3 straight weeks with out a change. Have to loose some next week. It's getting tougher and tougher to loose.... Read more
Portion Control
Sunday, March 01, 2009      3 comments

Went back to my before b'day celebration weight. Have to work hard on portion control. When I get off the bike, I'm starved and just attack whatever is around that I can pig out on. That is going to be my #1 struggle. This week, my principal foc... Read more
Sunday, February 22, 2009      2 comments

Didn't weigh myself simply because Friday and Saturday were b'day celebration days with both family and friends. Will work hard to get back on course tommorrow.... Read more
Seeing Result
Sunday, February 15, 2009      2 comments

After a vigorous bike ride I weighed myself and finally saw a drop in the weight. It's time for a little celebration. Going to the movies with my crumb-snatcher and taking in "Taken". It's a happy day in the old homestead!!... Read more
Failure Could be an Option
Saturday, February 07, 2009      4 comments

I'm not the type that takes defeat nicely and last week was a prime example of that. I frankly felt sorry for myself for not having met my goal. Me not meet my goal? You have to be kidding me...I almost always meet my goal. Was I becoming a "slu... Read more
Friday, January 30, 2009      3 comments

Just can't seem to make improvements. Getting a bit down at the lack of satisfactory weight results. We'll see how it goes next week.... Read more
Getting Tough
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      2 comments

I've hit what appears to be a weight plateau. I just haven't lost any weight in several weeks. So, we need to get really tough with ourselves and get serious. #1 - we're gonna watch what we eat and how much of it we're sticking in our over-sized... Read more
Hanging Tough
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      2 comments

Time 4:00AM and getting up early due to a substitute teaching assignment. At 4:30AM I'm on the road biking when I realized (unfortunately) that the weather man was right on!! Windy, cold and raining. In spite of that, we kept on trucking. As I b... Read more

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