Record low weight!
Well it's nice to be back on the home front....it was a whirlwind September....I've had only 7 days at home since Labor Day.
All in all though, they were quite successful, professionally and personally. Last week especially could have been ... Read more
Darden day 6....Gym streak day 6!!!
Ahhh, soon Groundhog Day will come to an end.....tomorrow I will demonstrate that I am worthy of ending these endlessly recurring days by having fought off my demons, by experiencing a rebirth and an ability to manifest deep compassion; that I a... Read more
Darden day 5....Gym streak day 5!!!
Another Darden Groundhog Day it was...with just one teenie-weenie exception....but first the recap.
Just like yesterday, got up, got ready for class, had some oatmeal & fruit before we debriefed last night's negotiation session. Lunch was ... Read more
Darden day 4....Gym streak day 4!!!
OK, just another quick blog to keep on my streak.
Pretty much Groundhog Day....up early to finish the readings I didn't get to last night, light breakfast of oatmeal & fruit, classes all morning, lunch of mostly sauteed green beans and some... Read more
Darden day 3.....gym streak day 3!!
So just a quick update.....I've actually got homework to do, so my fun meter is definitely not pegged tonight! (good news is when I called home and talked to #2 son, who complained about his homework, I was able to express my disdain for his pli... Read more
Darden day 2.....Gym streak day 2!
So it was a first class whirlwind today....but I Spark on, with 2, yes 2, awesome cardio sessions, and a victory cry for resisting all the bad temptations on display today!
It was a full schedule today, as will be the rest of the week. Clas... Read more
Day 1 at Darden....and a committment for a fitness streak!!!
So I arrived here in Charlottsville....and Virginia is beautiful this time of year....I love fall weather. I think I'll miss the fall leaves by a couple of weeks.
Airline travel was surprisingly uneventful. I packed a sandwich and ate healt... Read more
Danger, Danger Will Robinson.....Food Network Central ahead!
So I'm about to embark on an 8-day adventure....an incredibly good deal adventure....but there's some danger involved ....real danger
I'm talking about some incredibly good food, prepared by some very well-schooled iron ch... Read more
If it doesn't taste good.....Don't eat it!!!
So has anybody here ever tasted something that they didn't really like.....but ate it anyway?
Ever been served or offered food and thought, "Man I'd never pay for this stuff", then gone ahead and cleaned your plate?
Ever been in a situ... Read more
Death by PowerPoint
Well I'm in Las Vegas....and it was a long day!
Got in yesterday and it was a mad-cap travel experience
Got up at 5:00 AM to get in the office by 6:00 so I could get a bunch of paperwork done before catching my 10:30 flight.....and thi... Read more
Busy day....but made the time to workout!
Today was a roller coaster.....that's what I get for being out of the office for almost 2 weeks straight.
Say what you will about e-mail, telephones, blackberries, VTCs....in the end, there's nothing like face-to-face contact.....and I had ... Read more
Nice, Long, Slow Ride....and enjoying the nice things
Now I know why people move to Florida....it's not for the summer.....it's for the nine months between September and May, when it cools down, the humidity drops, and everything still smells like suntan lotion!
Unfortunately, I had to spend a... Read more
34 inch Jeans....and Day 1 of the Fall 5% Challenge!!
Well talk about a non-scale victory!
My weight has stayed pretty steady for a few months, fluctuating between 188-192 (depending, of course, on how much I eat).
But I have been pretty consistent in my workouts, making sure to get in 3 ... Read more
Improvise, Adapt, Overcome....Feel the Burn!
Maybe it was the time of day.....maybe it was the happiness I felt finishing my meetings early.....maybe it was my favorite 80s playlist (start off with Billy Idol - White Wedding, end with Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus....and some New Order in ... Read more
Thank God for short, High-Intensity Workouts!
Wow what a day!
It started at 7:30, meeting my team that's operates out of Salt Lake City....and we just finished up at 8:30 tonight!
I've got a great bunch of folks here and it's been a while since I paid a site visit, so they crammed... Read more