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Back home and 3 pounds lighter!

Sunday, March 13, 2011      7 comments

Hello Spark friends. Today I blog from the comfort of my Florida Room easy chair, rather than the confines of a Las Vegas hotel suite. Life is good, even if we've all been shorted an hour today, thanks to whoever the brain surgeon was who inve... Read more

DONE!!! 11 day cardio streak and bye bye Las Vegas!

Saturday, March 12, 2011      4 comments

Ahhhh....relief! So my adventure in the Entertainment Capital of the World is winding down. I powered through a long, long Thursday, quick turned for another long Friday, and called it a wrap around 4:00 PM this afternoon. Huzzah! My ... Read more

Dinner with friends, the iPad 2, and Lady Godiva!

Thursday, March 10, 2011      6 comments

Hello again Spark friends! As my Vegas adventure winds down, I realize I need to be continually vigilant....there are still abundant pitfalls all around. Last night, the wife of one of the guys that works for me out here made us dinner... Read more

Vegas Redux

Tuesday, March 08, 2011      3 comments

Greetings Spark friends! Just a quick note and a recap of my Vegas nocturne. Life goes well....lot's of work, weird hours....go to bed at 3:00 AM, get up around 10:00 AM, workout, eat, work, work, work, snack, sleep, repeat. Honest cal... Read more

No idea how to log today's food.....but I don't care either!

Monday, March 07, 2011      4 comments

Well I did something I said I wasn't going to do in Vegas.... Laundry! Ha! You thought I gorged myself at the Circus Circus buffet or some other madness, didn't you. No, I just looked at the pile of gym clothes in the closet and realiz... Read more

Big Ideas during Cardio

Saturday, March 05, 2011      4 comments

What a great day! Had all the makings of being a pain in the ass, but I was not about to be deterred. I knew from the start that I could have gotten bogged down with work this afternoon, but I just decided early on that I would power through it ... Read more

Healthy 1st week in Las Vegas? WOW!

Saturday, March 05, 2011      4 comments

Well it's the end (sort of) of my first week in Vegas....still have a lot of work to do this weekend and through next week, but I'll ease up some Saturday, just 6-8 hours worth of work to wrap-up, then Sunday is up for grabs. Next week gets kick... Read more

Mr. Reluctance....an old friend

Friday, March 04, 2011      9 comments

Well today I met an old acquaintance I hadn't seen in a while......Mr. Reluctance. I've been shifting my body clock left and right this week going from a day to a night and back to a day schedule, which is usually no big deal, but being a m... Read more

Cardio in Vegas!

Thursday, March 03, 2011      3 comments

Well I'm in the zone of vampire life right now, but just had to change plans and shift back on to more of a day schedule. It's wacky, I shift my body clock around pretty regularly, so I'll just need to get some sleep here for a few then get up ... Read more

Quick blog

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      6 comments

Well I made it in last night....pretty late, once again thanks to Delta for untold delays. But I got the upgrade, had a pseudo healthy meal on the plane (resisted the tray full of peanut butter cups & twix bars, opted for an apple instead). ... Read more

Sunday Successes and a Life Lesson from The Nike Women's 1-Mile Race

Sunday, February 27, 2011      4 comments

Sunday, Sunday, usually a nice, relaxing day to recoup from the week's workouts, plan & prepare from some successes the upcoming week, and to enjoy a little bit of quiet, family time. Not so today! Once the sun came up and I made the mistak... Read more

Food is Fuel - Start Thinking like Athletes!

Saturday, February 26, 2011      5 comments

So here's what tells me things are improving and that this is becoming a lifestyle and not just a temporary change. I am starting to think like an athlete, not as someone who "has to go workout." I'm looking for time, looking for reasons, o... Read more

Rapid Blog 2

Friday, February 25, 2011      2 comments

Well a fairly successful trip...still in the middle of it as I get ready to depart LA at 1155 PST. Dinner last night was a hit....grilled salmon on top of sauteeed spinach (YUM!), even had some sourdough bread as an appetizer, ending the da... Read more

Working out in California!

Thursday, February 24, 2011      3 comments

I gotta' tell you, I never thought I'd say this, but I really, really like California! This is an amazingly pleasant part of the country....weather is beautiful along the coast here (near Santa Maria), fresh air, cool & dry, scenery is spectacu... Read more

Rapid Blog!

Thursday, February 24, 2011      5 comments

Greetings from LA folks (actually, I'm north of LA, up past Santa Maria...beautiful countryside here...no earthquakes). Had a very busy Wednesday; got up at 3:30, travel x 3 planes, TSA gropes x 2, then hit the ground running with meetings ... Read more


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