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Cattlemen steaks, phase 3 life-plan, and a non-scale victory!
Greetings from Oklahoma City.. ..y'all!!
It's a pretty quick trip for me....just a few hours worth of meetings this afternoon, which worked out quite well. I did a little prep in my hotel room this morning, then hit the gym for an hour befo... Read more
New Goal....20% Body Fat for Alaska Cruise in July!
So these have been 3 very nice days off....I got a lot of things done that I needed to and wanted to....and even had some free time for myself to boot. The only work I had to do was a few quick e-mails on the berry and I reviewed about 30 resume... Read more
Bod Pod and other measures!
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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?
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!
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!
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
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!
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
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