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Crushing

Tuesday, June 10, 2014      7 comments

There are few times in my life where I would say I was truly depressed. Many times I would tell you I was just being a baby about a lot of things. But today, I can't breath. I cannot smile. I cannot concentrate. I went to work this morning, hopi... Read more

Inspiration...Two cents

Friday, June 06, 2014      2 comments

Inspiration comes from a lot of places. For me personally, I am inspired by cheesy speeches, results, and competition. These things drove me to love nearly 150 pounds last time I lost weight. Those things made me a better person and more driven ... Read more

One foot in front of the...

Monday, June 02, 2014      3 comments

Another day done. Walked with my furry team mate tonight. Walked 32 minutes, 1.85 miles. It was not hard heart rate wise. But my feet and calves are not happy about it. I figure I will switch between runs and walks until I my legs get used to th... Read more

Here I stand....

Sunday, June 01, 2014      4 comments

Well… what an amazing long amount of time since I last came on here. Everything has changed in my life. When I Iast came on here I was 218lbs, healthy, strong, and felt amazing. Family was good, career was good. Amazing how things can change.... Read more

Great Start to the day

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      6 comments

I woke up this morning at 4:00 AM like I normally do… hit the snooze a time or two, until my wife yelled at me to stop it. HAHA I rolled out of bed, stretched, went downstairs made some steel cut oatmeal with cinnamon and raisins and did some pu... Read more

Being an active parent, with active kids

Thursday, June 30, 2011      5 comments

Being a parent 4 years ago was a lot easier than it is today. Back then I would come home and the boys were lounging around, playing video games, watching TV or just doing as little as possible. It is sad to say, that I was glad for that, becaus... Read more

That loving feeling....

Tuesday, June 14, 2011      7 comments

I ran on a treadmill for the first time in months today. I got to work this morning and had an unusual amount of energy. Luckily I made a pact with myself to bring my running shoes along for the ride every day because I bike in cycle shoes that ... Read more

You never know until you go

Monday, June 06, 2011      4 comments

This morning's ride was rough. I ran 6 miles on Saturday and my legs felt the need to remind me of that fact this Monday morning. I have noticed that as I get older, I am more sore on the second day that the first. Which does not matter much fo... Read more

Scary Bike Ride

Friday, May 27, 2011      8 comments

When I first started riding a bike to lose weight I rode exclusively at night. Biking 1 or two miles was a good workout for me. I rode on a road that has NO lights and very little traffic. It was kind of creepy since I literally was guessing not... Read more

Never Quit Beach Fest Recap - with pictures

Tuesday, May 24, 2011      9 comments

Wow!!!! What an awesome Saturday. It is now tuesday and I am still so sore that it hurts to do simple things like put my shoes on. But boy oh boy was it worth it. The day started early for us. With more than 6,000 people expected for the e... Read more

It was bound to happen

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      13 comments

Ok...ok... I'm competitive. Lots of you know that. I race people on treadmills even when they have no idea I am actually racing them. I race cars on my bike. Yes... I know I will lose, but dag-gummit...I am gonna try. Every now and them I beat t... Read more

Fun Filled Saturday – With pictures.

Monday, May 09, 2011      9 comments

Saturday the family and I participated in the March of Dimes walk in downtown Jacksonville. This is a 3 mile walk over the Acosta and Main Street Bridge downtown. I am very familiar with this course since I run it several times a month. My famil... Read more

A new start….because it stops now!!!

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      11 comments

I have been slacking as of late. March and April were great months for fitness for me. I ran a 5k, I ran the 10k mud run. I hurt my knee in February and just two months later I am back to biking full time again. I have worked hard to get back wh... Read more

Corporate Run & Hydration

Monday, April 25, 2011      5 comments

Throughout my middle aged athletic years I have never cramped because of hydration issues. I consider myself a pretty stout guy. I rarely get affected by the heat during runs or bike rides. In fact, most times the heat does not bother me in the ... Read more

Never Quit Beach Fest

Friday, April 01, 2011      6 comments

We have an event at the beach that I heard about from a co-worker. She said they have a team challenge that she would like me to participate in with her. So I asked her for the info and looked it up. The event is spectacular. If you are in... Read more


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