Today is pump day! (A blog for my diabetic friends)
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      0 comments

I am Bog Daddy and I am a diabetic. No, I'm not looking for sympathy, or someone telling me to keep it up, or even an understanding nod. It is just a fact. This blog is about taking charge. My diabetes started because it was in my gene... Read more
Sometimes it is just about getting there.
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      7 comments

Everyone seems to be preoccupied with measuring. How many minutes did you do today? How far have you run this week? How many calories are in that lunch you had? It almost seems like it is a victory when we run faster, lift more or use the ar... Read more
Wading through the crowd at the gym.
Monday, January 31, 2011      2 comments

5 am comes around awful darn early here in Central Virginia and I am trying to figure out if gym manners will let me take a cup of coffee in along with my water bottle. I was getting used to going after work, but the New Year's Resolution crowd... Read more
Memories may be my worst enemy.
Monday, January 18, 2010      2 comments

I am back at the gym after a longer than anticipated hiatus. No injury, just trying to get my act together again, wrestling with old memories. The kind that one shouldn't have, at least not when trying to train now. While I was active in most... Read more
Virtual Exercise Trip - Week Two
Monday, November 23, 2009      0 comments

The weekend was wonderful from a workout standpoint in that I am still moving and haven't overdone it yet. Saturday was a nice and easy trip on the recumbent bike, enjoying the morning and trying to keep a nice workout pace, but not getting win... Read more
Virtural Trip - Day 6 and a note about teamwork and support
Friday, November 20, 2009      1 comments

As I was on the bike at the gym this morning I was watching the interaction of the group that were working out. The gym I belong to has the cardio machines on the second floor (29 stairs up to be exact, not that I have counted) and they overloo... Read more
Virtual Exercise Trip - Day 5
Thursday, November 19, 2009      1 comments

Ever wonder why the best workouts are the ones that you have when you really have to fight to get out the door? It was unseasonably warm this morning and I could have easily talked myself out of not going to the gym. The day started on a sour... Read more
Virtual Exercise Trip - Day 4
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      0 comments

The sun came up on our virtual trip this morning as we headed across the Golden Gate Bridge toward my favorite city. I am a Virginian and am loyal to her, having a long standing relationship with her, however, San Francisco is my mistress. I... Read more
Virtual Exercise Trip - Day 3
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      0 comments

11/17/09 - Day three started out well, still on "vacation" got up, did a few chores, then headed to the gym. Weather here is comfortable, of course, inside the gym it is a constant temperature, regardless of what is going on in the real world. ... Read more
Virtual Exercise Trip
Monday, November 16, 2009      3 comments

Taking a virtual exercise trip from Petaluma, California (a previous residence) to Mechanicsville, Virginia (where I live now). It will be a mile for mile trip by walking, running and biking. Miles can be on the road or in the gym. 11/... Read more