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Well, my fear's were born out. Shortly After getting sick (see last blog), and missing my first run in almost 3 years, I re-injured my back. That coupled with overwork on the job and apathy borne of not having my comfort blanket running streak... Read more
Thank You to Everyone Who Offered Kind Words
Well, it's a (NEW) but humble beginning to a new running streak. I want to thank all of you for the kind words regarding the end of my running streak. I did, as you all suggested, and got right back on the horse - my new and (as I said) humble... Read more
It was bound to Happen!
Well, I knew it was coming sooner of later. I had a hell-of-a streak going. I ran at least 20 minutes per day for 956 consecutive days (over 2.5 years) and didn't miss a cardio workout for over a thousand days. I credit the streaks to a combi... Read more
What a GREAT Time!!
As many of you know, for the last couple of years, I have been deeply involved in alumni activities at my former HS. I helped found the Sports Hall of Fame and serve on the selection committee as well as being a member of the PHS Foundation. I... Read more
Revelations & Understanding
Iím going to ramble a little, so ÖÖÖ.., Iím going to break up this blog post into three parts which Iíll post during the next three days:
Part 1 Ė Background:
Ever since I changed my lifestyle, lost weight, and began my way back to co... Read more
Kids are home (Yay!!)
Just a quick blog note here to say my thanks. Thank the lord for giving our family time together. My daughter is home from college (where she is completing a 5 year phD program) for a visit and my son is also at home. At our age, my wife and ... Read more
I'm looking for some information!
I've been spinning the wheel daily now for almost 2.5 years and have yet to have a chance to win a prize. I may be wrong, but I thought I read where the wheel would offer some chances to win prizes such as t-shirts etc. It's not a big deal, I'... Read more
My Two Year Consecutive Run Day Milestone !
Well, it finally got here. I've been pushing for this day for a long time. It's something that really gives me a sense of accomplishment. Yesterday marked my two year anniversary of the start of my consecutive run day streak. I have run at l... Read more
Special Olympics Torch Run
I got an email a couple of weeks ago from our Torch Run Coordinator. He said they still had several legs of the Sheriff's Departments portion of Law Enforcements Coordinated effort to Deliver the Special Olympics Torch.
It sounded like fu... Read more
Building a Fence - Now There's a Workout!
It's been coming for a while - I new the fence along the back of the property was getting ready to fail in places. I should have replaced parts sooner, but I put it off and this winter did the fence in.
So now that the weather is good, I t... Read more
I'm Still Here! Went for a long Pack Hike.
I know I haven't blogged in a while, been busy at work. Keeping up on my logging and my workouts, but haven't had much time to network.
But, on the fun side, I got a new back pack (smaller day type), and wanted to test it out before I wen... Read more
Caveman Diet / Paleo Lifestyle ????
I'm going to use my blog to ask a question of anyone who might read it. I need an honest evaluation from my peers who have had success with changing their eating and lifestyle habits.
I saw Robb Wolf (on youtube) explaining about the Paleo... Read more
Well, Another Year Down (My Second SP Anniversary)
I made it another year. It's been a year of anticipation, "Wondering" if I'd be able to keep the weight off and wondering if I could maintain my new lifestyle (permanent diet and exercise modifications). So far, So Good! But, like I truly bel... Read more
My SP Anniversary Date
Well, Feb 9, 2012 will be my two year anniversary with SP. Itís been a great and successful partnership that Iíve been able to forge with the Web Site and its Wonderful Spark People. Not only will it be my two year anniversary, but it will mar... Read more
The MATH doesn't LIE !!
Well, Iím back on a modified program to drop a couple (4-5) of pounds I probably gained back. Some of it might be water weight, or the time of day I recently weighed myself, but (in any event), I hit the 5 pounds above my goal weight mark.
... Read more