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No car, no job, new home, less stress = Weight loss

Monday, February 08, 2016      5 comments

Since I have been without a car I have not been able to go through drive thru's, or get snack foods while on the road to give me the energy to make it through the work day. I've been forced to eat at home, and eat what I had/have. Loosing... Read more

Tightening the belt

Monday, February 08, 2016      1 comments

I've been back in Bakersfield for a few days to get the prep work done for the two crowns I need due to teeth being cracked in the accident. I took the train and bus from Tucson, it's way cheaper than going Greyhound, only $85 round trip for sen... Read more

Update on what's been happening

Friday, February 05, 2016      3 comments

Finally got moved to Tucson. It took 2 1/2 days just to finish packing and load the U-Haul with the help of some friends and a couple of guys from a sobriety house. Gave them lots of stuff as they didn't have much furniture. Even with that I ... Read more

Happy Birthday to me! Down 2.2lbs since 1/1

Monday, January 04, 2016      5 comments

Today I am officially a senior citizen. Yes, I am 65 and a card carrying member of Medicare. Woo Hoo! So glad to be back in Bakersfield, even for just a few days after over 3 months in Tucson. Why? Because I have been able to get on a s... Read more


Friday, January 01, 2016      0 comments

Oh, I forgot to state in my last blog that my place in Bakersfield is now in foreclosure. (SIGH!) ... Read more

New Year 2016

Friday, January 01, 2016      4 comments

So much has happened to me in 2015, most of it bad. Won't go into it now, only a few notes: Moved to Tucson AZ for a new job as a closet/cabinet designer, which is what I love to do. Love the people. HATE the CAD program and pricing metho... Read more

Fist blog in almost 7 months

Saturday, November 21, 2015      1 comments

Too much has happened since my lost blog to detail here but here is the short and sweet version: I sold two properties after rehabbing them, got myself a job in Tuscon AZ, been living in a motel on borrowed money waiting on the funds: paid down ... Read more

16th Gym Visit + condo's update

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      3 comments

Last visit was 8 days ago. Hope to get back to twice a week for the next couple of weeks. Bike: 21 minutes. Didn't have time for longer. Noticing I am getting stronger = easier to pedal. Today only did level 1 for the first two minute... Read more

First blog in 12 days. Dealing with a sewer overflow

Saturday, March 28, 2015      4 comments

One follow commented on my page,concerned that I may not be well. Just to let everyone know I am OK, just very busy. Still (slowly) rehabbing the rental condo to get it on the market...then I had to deal with a sewer back up that over fl... Read more

14th Gym visit

Monday, March 16, 2015      4 comments

Bike: 22 1/2 minutes: 5 minutes at level 2. Yes, I began today up a level. 5 min @ level 4. 2 1/2 min @ level 5. 5 min back to level 2 5 1/2 min @ level 1. Abs next: I learned from last Wednesday's experience that the mach... Read more

My "new" camp shirts don't fit

Saturday, March 14, 2015      6 comments

Due to the heat of Bakersfield CA I generally live out of cotton blend camp shirts from April to mid October. Even T shirts are too hot. In the late winter of 2013 K-Mart had a sale on Spring/Summer clothes. (Yes, that's 2013.) I was wea... Read more

Fast food made me sick. "SAD" is physical abuse!

Friday, March 13, 2015      5 comments

No, I did not catch a "bug" from a fast food restaurant. I had a very hectic afternoon on Wednesday and yesterday was frantic in it's pace and I was on Southern California freeways for over 8 hours. I did not have time for anything but drive... Read more

Gym visit #13

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      5 comments

Today I increased my bike time to 28 minutes. ( The most I had done before was 24.) This included two periods of 4 minutes at level 4 (not just one) and 2 1/2 minutes at level 5 (not just 30 seconds). Getting stronger with nearly every "ride".... Read more

Gym visit #12 & Down 30 lbs.

Sunday, March 08, 2015      4 comments

Getting easier to ride the bike. Higher rpm's for same heart rate as before. Staying at 22 to 24 minutes for now. Did 4 minutes at level 4 then a 30 second sprint at level 4 before going back down to level one An ab machine that I tried... Read more

11th gym visit: One month

Friday, March 06, 2015      4 comments

Did 22 1/2 minutes on the bike. Increasing the amount of time spent at higher levels than just level one. Could only do 30 seconds at level 5, but a month ago, when I first started I could only do 11 minutes, all at level 1. I only did ... Read more

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