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Bod Pod and other measures!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012      8 comments

Well your trusted, number-crunching, geek author finally got his Bod-Pod measurements done today. Interesting little contraption....and no there isn't any alien technology involved, nor does it transmogrify you into a pod-being.....here's a link... Read more

Day off....relatively speaking

Monday, February 20, 2012      6 comments

So days off are kind of relative affairs for me. After my standard putzing around this AM (coffee, news, smoothie), I started looking for things to do around the house. Cleaned out the gutters that had gotten leaves & sticks piled in around... Read more

Guys Wild Game Night and my Toasted Nuts Adventure!

Sunday, February 19, 2012      5 comments

Well what epitomizes a a guys' weekend more than feasting on freshly killed meat! SWMBO was out of town this weekend, so #2 son and I had the run of the house. A friend of mine had "Wild Game" night over at his place Saturday night. It was ... Read more

Evil in Blue

Friday, February 17, 2012      8 comments

Now I consider myself a fairly patriotic fellow, but today I am concerned....very concerned fellow citizens, that we are being infiltrated by a subversive element, intent on destroying us from within. They wish to impose their will on our countr... Read more

Decompression time

Thursday, February 16, 2012      6 comments

I was actually having a very good day today and, truth be told, ended the day on a very good note. Except for the 10 minutes or so right after lunch when I was livid! I get over things pretty quickly and my staff has learned that when ... Read more

A fitness lesson learned

Wednesday, February 15, 2012      9 comments

Well I'm a little beat today. Between cardio and ST, I've worked out six days straight. Add to that almost 3 straight weeks of working 10-12 hour days plus 4-6 on the weekends and I can tell my patience/tolerance is shrinking. It's all good... Read more

V-Day recap

Tuesday, February 14, 2012      4 comments

Well first of all, Happy Valentine's Day Spark friends! I was a hometown hero this weekend....I ordered up flowers and had them delivered to SWMBO on Saturday, beating the rush, getting some good flowers (I learned a long time ago that they... Read more

Is this what Einstein felt like?

Monday, February 13, 2012      7 comments

So I've been thinking..... Why, or how, is it that I keep getting all these indicators that I'm losing weight (loose fitting clothes, people saying, "Hey you're losing we... Read more

The gym....a cure for the common cold!

Sunday, February 12, 2012      2 comments

Well the best part of my Sunday took place at the gym....actually the best part of my Sunday was just getting to the gym. We had a cold front blow through the panhandle last night...it actually got below 30, which, being from Boston is not ... Read more

Mardi Gras parade....and its aftermath!

Saturday, February 11, 2012      7 comments

Ahh what a day! Started off with a nice green smoothie in the AM (banana, orange, mint, parsley, coconut water, an apple, and some kale), then got butt and #2 son in gear to the Mardi Gras parade line up where my buddy runs a float for the ... Read more

Some More Non-Scale Victories

Friday, February 10, 2012      12 comments

Now I'm not one to wish time to move quickly, but man am I glad this week is over! I had hardly a moment free and only worked out Monday night and tonight! This weekend is jam packed too. #2 son and I are marching in a Mardi Gras parade Sa... Read more

Busy do-bee day....and Mardi Gras plans!

Wednesday, February 08, 2012      3 comments

OK, so here's the deal; I am so freaking busy this week that I'm not going to be able to work out for even 10 minutes until at least Friday night! Today was another non-stop day of action starting at 6:30 AM and I just got home at 7:00 PM. ... Read more

Choking on Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Tuesday, February 07, 2012      5 comments

So I survived today's non-stop events. I was pretty much "On" all day from about 7:00 AM till 7:30 PM. Food intake was pretty good....until I logged the 2 fistfuls of cashews & almonds I grabbed around 3:00 and the 4 dollops of spinach-arti... Read more

To blog or not to blog...

Monday, February 06, 2012      6 comments

To blog or not to blog.....when faced with that dilemma, I'll do one of 2 things; 1) Blog, or 2) Say to hell with it and go to bed. Today, well, you can see which way I decided. In the end I enjoy it. I find it helps me organize my thoughts... Read more

....and on the 8th day, he rested

Sunday, February 05, 2012      11 comments

Well I finally made it back home yesterday....it was a 10 hour travel day! For whatever reason, my staff got me 2 connecting flights to make it back home; Kansas City to Dallas to Atlanta to Ft Walton Beach...Yikes! They somehow convinced me tha... Read more


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