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On sugar comas and eating clean!

Sunday, April 14, 2013      14 comments

Well, for anyone who read my blog yesterday, you know that SWMBO and I did our part for God and Country by spending an un-Godly amount of money on cakes and desserts at a charity auction Friday night. The monetary amount, however, was nothi... Read more

Bacon Chocolate Stout Cheesecake!

Saturday, April 13, 2013      22 comments

So here's something I would never, ever have thought I'd hear myself say....last night I had me a big old slice of chocolate, bacon, and stout cheesecake. Actually 2 slices...2 big slices! Let me start from the beginning. For the ... Read more

Fear not and embrace the suck!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013      12 comments

Many of my SP buds know that I like to workout and I especially like ST. I vary it up, alternating ST between "Heavy Days" and "Medium Days". On heavy days, I go for 5 reps of very heavy weights for everything; squats, deadlifts, bench pres... Read more

Muscles, Fat, Strength, Endurance, Good Looks....What are your Goals?

Saturday, April 06, 2013      9 comments

So yesterday was leg day, my heavy ST day for legs and back. I was pretty freaking amazed to be able to squat 4 sets of 5 reps with 250 lbs on my back....straight up and down with no wobble. Deadlifts, while also heavy (3 sets of 5 at 315 lbs) w... Read more

Man was I hungry today!

Monday, April 01, 2013      20 comments

So today was great...actually an ideal day. I clambered out of bed, showered up and made some breakfast. I thought about having a bowl full of cantaloupe and some yogurt, then laughed at myself and grabbed 3 chocolate bunny rabbits leftover... Read more

The Triad - Cardio, Strength....and Flexibility!

Sunday, March 31, 2013      12 comments

So I freely admit, I enjoy working out. It wasn't always so, but it is today. I enjoy both cardio and strength training. I like pushing my limits on both, whether it means getting my heart rate up doing interval training for cardio, or adding mo... Read more

Leaving it all at the gym -- Farmer's Carries and Bowling

Sunday, March 24, 2013      17 comments

Well today SWMBO and I threw #2 son's birthday party. We invited about 20 of his good pals to a bowling alley where we rented a couple of lanes and fed them pizza, cake, and soda for 3 hours....man am I glad that's over! Last week was #2 so... Read more

Strength Training, Cardio....and Twinkies!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      17 comments

So I'm very pleased to report that rest days have their payoff (see my last blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=5288651 ) I felt totally refreshed and raring to go for a heavy legs ST... Read more

Rest....gotta do it!

Saturday, March 16, 2013      20 comments

So I like to work out. Since 2007, when I stopped smoking and decided to get up off the couch, I have found immense pleasure in moving, running, cycling, lifting, pushing, pulling....almost everything except jumping. Being a bit of a data h... Read more

First, do no harm!

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      18 comments

So one of the great thing about being 53, as opposed to being 23, is that I have a much better appreciation for what is good and what is bad, what is right and what is wrong, what is important and what is not important. At 23, I could eat w... Read more

Geek Heaven!

Thursday, February 28, 2013      15 comments

Yes, it's a sad insight into the human condition to witness how material things can bring us such pleasure......BUT I AM REALLY DIGGING MY IPHONE 5 AND ALL ITS GEEKY APPS!!!!! Some of you remember my existential angst from last week when I ... Read more

Fighting Mr. Gravity

Wednesday, February 27, 2013      5 comments

So even though I'm taking this week off, I've still got a few events I need to go into the office for. Today I had a meeting that couldn't get re-scheduled, and tomorrow, my boss has a VTC that's "muy importante", so I'll need to be there for a ... Read more

I designed a professional gym!

Saturday, February 23, 2013      18 comments

So how cool is this....I just designed a professional gym's weight room! For the last 6 weeks, the gym I go to has been remodeling. They added a floor to accommodate a whole bunch of new cardio equipment and built an addition for a new (and... Read more

Neanderthals and iPhones!

Thursday, February 21, 2013      14 comments

Covetous....yes, I am covetous. I have suffered much, drowning in a sea of envy, a deep, gaping hole in my soul yearning for..... ....a new iPhone! It's a long and somewhat complicated story, one that strikes me at the core of my being... Read more

Never take counsel of your fears!

Monday, February 18, 2013      10 comments

So last week was a tough week....nothing really bad, but I was under the weather with some crazy rhino-virus that messed with my head. It wasn't enough to knock me out, but it slowed me down just enough to make simple things difficult. That and ... Read more


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