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A year ago today
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      3 comments

I have worked in the Back Bay of Boston for 14 years. I have worked every Patriots day and have always made time to go out and see some of the runners running the Boston Marathon. For the last 5 years I've worked in the Prudential Tower and ha... Read more
Half way through Hat Trick training or "this seemed like a good idea at the time".
Sunday, April 13, 2014      2 comments

So last year I kind of took a break from running. I still ran and did a couple of 10ks but mostly stuck to 5ks. After several years of training for and running half marathons I needed a little time off. If I did a long run it was just because... Read more
Almost had a panic attack
Sunday, August 25, 2013      7 comments

So yesterday I was about to go out on my run and I brought my Garmin outside to turn on to get the satellites. I click the power button and nothing. Ok, deep breath. Nothing at all. It appeared dead. This had never happened before. It was... Read more
My entire life has been a roller coaster
Sunday, August 18, 2013      8 comments

So I often read here about people who were thin their whole life and then turned 30 or had kids or some other milestone and suddenly gained weight. That is not me. I have struggled with my weight my entire life. I thank goodness tha... Read more
Finally getting organized
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      8 comments

Ok, so I'm on vacation this week but it's a no nothing stay at home vacation. Dennis is working so I have the place to myself. So I decided I'm going to do some serious cleaning, sorting, and decluttering. Today I tackled the two bookshe... Read more
BLC22: half way through, successful or not?
Sunday, July 21, 2013      9 comments

So we're half way through the latest round of BLC. Have I been successful. Well if you judge by the scale you would say no. I've lost 2.2 pounds which is less than half a pound a week. Doesn't sound too impressive considering how well I have... Read more
Why do the tire gods hate me?
Friday, April 26, 2013      7 comments

Ok, let's start with about 3 years ago. I was coming home around 10pm from a night race, going down the highway and all of a sudden I saw smoke coming from the back of my car. Turns out my tire had blown. I made it safely to the side of the r... Read more
Plainville...the accidental town
Thursday, April 25, 2013      16 comments

Welcome to my town. Plainville is a small town of under 9000 people in southeastern Massachusetts near the Rhode Island boarder. Plainville is the third younge... Read more
Just need to get my thoughts out about Boston
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      7 comments

I live in a small town near Rhode Island but I work in Boston and have been working there for 16 years. I was in the John Hancock tower, the tallest building in Boston on 9-11. I remember how after the second plane when into the tower in NY th... Read more
Decisions on my 2013 running
Sunday, March 10, 2013      5 comments

Well I have come to a decision on the half marathon I was planning to do in May, which is 2 months away. I've run enough half marathons now that I know I am not where I need to be at this point in my training to be able to be ready. Since I ha... Read more
What would I tell myself at 16?
Sunday, January 27, 2013      13 comments

Ok, so I know this is about fitness and health but if I could go back in a time machine and talk to my 16 year old self the first thing I would say... Buy 1000 shares of Apple stock!!! Seriously it would have cost me $2000 at the time and ... Read more
Cruise Blog #2: The good, the bad, and the ugly
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      9 comments

Alright, Blog #1 was about my cruise. This is about me on the cruise. The Good: I kept up my streak of a minimum of 30 minutes of intentional exercise every single day. In Miami there was a boardwalk/walkway that ran between the hotels a... Read more
Cruise Blog #1: Fun in the Sun
Monday, November 19, 2012      6 comments

So we had a great time down in the Carribean. The ship was great and we picked some great excursions. We got down to Miami Beach a couple of days early. It was kind of like a little vacation before the vacation. It made things much more ... Read more
Missed my goal but still happy with where I am
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      16 comments

Ok, first a little history... I have been overweight my entire life and at points in my adulthood obese. I would yo-yo, losing some weight but never getting to a healthy weight and going back to my normal lifestyle. In 2007, at 185 po... Read more
BLC20...half way through
Monday, October 22, 2012      3 comments

I can't believe that we're half way through this round. So how am I doing? We'll ok although after this weekend I feel like I started to hit that slump. I ate way more than I should have and most of that was just taking a little bite he... Read more

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