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Crawling Back From the *Flabby-Daze*!

Friday, December 28, 2007      2 comments

Ugh... Missed too many cardio days (only six, but felt like SIXTY!) and allowed myself too many carbies. I struggle to figure out exactly HOW I let things go and I guess it was just too much of a shake up in my routine combined with ongoing... Read more

Wings Clipped by a Nose!

Wednesday, December 19, 2007      3 comments

My wings are clipped today by a horrible bout of allergies or something that keeps my nose running, stuffed up, constant tickle that often, but not always, leads to a sneeze. I was awoken in the middle of the night out of a sound sleep, si... Read more

Good Calories, Bad Calories

Wednesday, December 12, 2007      0 comments

Sadly here is further evidence of how politicized almost ANYTHING can become! Good Calories, Bad Calories By Courtney E. Martin, AlterNet Posted on December 12, 2007, Printed on December 12, 2007 If you spend much time at all tryin... Read more

Fanfare For the Purple Toes

Sunday, December 09, 2007      2 comments

My old Asics HAD to go...! The plastic was wearing through the heel and blistering my heel. I had looked around extensively but couldn't find a replacement until recently. Great! My wife said, we can wrap 'em for under the tree. Okay, but ... Read more

Holiday Revelations

Friday, December 07, 2007      1 comments

It has been about a year since I decided to make a serious commitment to a healthier lifestyle and begin to give up all these pounds once and for all. Last December 2006 I had become deathly ill with some gastrointestinal bug...no matter wh... Read more

Thanksgiving Recovery

Friday, November 23, 2007      1 comments

Well, I allowed myself to cut lose yesterday and am pushing myself on the treadmill to make up for it. Also right back to healthy eating today. Broke my record again on the 'mill yesterday with 87 minutes and another 61 today. Also revving up my... Read more

View From The 'Mill (First Snowfall)

Monday, November 19, 2007      1 comments

Our first winter's snowfall has graced our countryside this morning and try as I may to wince over the cold and discomfort which the winter brings, I am entranced all over again as I get started on my treadmill in the dark and watch the sun grad... Read more

Broke My Record!!

Sunday, November 18, 2007      3 comments

Broke my record today with a big help from Carlos Santana's Live @ Montreaux DVD...81 minutes on the treadmill and that was after a half hour of an upper-body strength-building workout...woo hoo! This is such an inspirational live concert!!... Read more

Shrinking Again, Hooray!

Wednesday, November 14, 2007      1 comments

Down 3 more pounds this week, fitting into XL shirts and 46, even 44 pants! Feeling so GOOD to see my regimen working again after my vacation mini-plateau!... Read more

Holiday Goals

Wednesday, November 07, 2007      1 comments

Whew...! Finally weighed in today after missing last week due to travels / vacation and I was SOOO relieved to find that I DID NOT GAIN! But I also did not LOSE so it's sort of a two week plateau...not a biggie, but I'm ready to move on. The pou... Read more

Big Engine, Little Winky

Tuesday, November 06, 2007      1 comments

Did anyone catch this piece of health news posted at the SP Health News section? I've copied/pasted it below and my rant follows: Americans' Health Declining: Report The overall health of Americans declined by 0.3 percent over the past... Read more

Travels...

Thursday, October 25, 2007      1 comments

Life's getting hectic in preparing to leave town for the next week to visit my son in Grand Rapids, MI. He's completing a year in a surgical residency and his birthday is on Halloween. We'll be staying with my son so there won't be any tre... Read more

No Candy For YOU!

Monday, October 22, 2007      3 comments

Recently someone passed along to me via email a coupon for a free bag of candy at a store chain. Now I love a bargain and I love to pass them along if I can...that's a fundamental value of mine. However, there's a NEW fundamental value... Read more

Colors

Monday, October 22, 2007      0 comments

At last the leaves of upstate NY have begun to peak in their color...such a glorious time of year! Which has me thinking about color and clothes. I've become aware that one of the things draws me toward others, that I find appealing is the ... Read more

Morning Magic

Wednesday, October 17, 2007      3 comments

I grumble at times about the growing dark in the morning as I fumble my way in the dark to my treadmill. I don't like to turn on the lights, but have everything situated so that I can just slip on my sneakers, hop on and get going. But this... Read more


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