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SparkDallas Picnic (video blog)

Sunday, September 26, 2010      17 comments

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Run the JailBreak 3.8 mile run - THE REVIEW

Monday, September 20, 2010      20 comments

September 18th, 2010 Jail Break 3.8 mile run I picked up my friend John at 2:30ish and we left for Texas Motor Speedway where parking was scheduled. John and I meet Jeff and Judy in the parking lot, put on our bug spray, race bibs in pl... Read more

Week in review

Friday, September 17, 2010      16 comments

My week in review Sat. Sept 11 Ė didnít feel very well at all still. I did manage to get out and buy new running shoes and Garmin forerunner 305, eating wasnít horrible but there was NO exercise. Sun. Sept 12 Ė still didnít feel very ... Read more

5 Mile DRC Breakfast Bash - The Review

Saturday, September 04, 2010      20 comments

September 4th, 2010 I didn't sleep all that great AGAIN, due to pre race nerves, AGAIN! Today is my longest race to date, which is still really odd for me to say. Considering 6 months ago I couldn't run 5 miles if I tried, 9 months ago, I... Read more

Measure of success??

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      14 comments

This is random - just something that I was curious about so I posted for my own good really. I did NOT take any measurements of my body when I started this process on December 28th, 2009. I think most will understand why I didn't, I was HU... Read more

Few Pics from the trip to the lake

Sunday, August 22, 2010      20 comments

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I did it in CELEBRATION.....

Sunday, August 22, 2010      14 comments

Celebration of a friend and his MAJOR mile marker on his journey..... here's the setting: ToddJames is a friend! He was 1 lbs away from being OVERWEIGHT, saying goodbye to Obese forever! Well....I threw it out to our team that they MIGH... Read more

Shenanigans at Gymnastics Club

Saturday, August 21, 2010      13 comments

So the gym had a back to school bash today that was done right! Potluck could have been more healthy, but you know how that goes. Fried Potato wedges, fried chicken, cookies galore, chips, there was a fair amount of salads, pasta salads(... Read more


Wednesday, August 18, 2010      21 comments

So I went to the chiropractor today about my sciatic nerve issue. I pretty much know WHEN and WHERE I hurt it, but I wonít go into that.(Gotta protect the innocent) I admit that I donít visit the Chiro much and I had to be talked into going. ... Read more

my longest run to date - it was HOT

Sunday, August 15, 2010      28 comments

Today was a scheduled 6 mile run, I honestly wasn't sure I could make it that far, so I set out to run as far as I could and be happy with that. Route: New Route Activity: Run Shortened Google Maps URL: Started: Aug... Read more

Watermelon Run 5K - The Review

Saturday, August 14, 2010      24 comments

August 14th, 2010 - Watermelon Run 5K race, Ft. Worth, TX The day started at 5:20 when the alarm woke me and yes I was nervous, full of energy, ready for a good run. I started getting the family around because today, they were all going to... Read more

Talk about NEVER Giving Up......

Thursday, August 12, 2010      20 comments

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Down for a few days - bursitis issue

Wednesday, August 11, 2010      20 comments

I've not worked out since Sunday afternoon church football etc. I believe that the Bursa in my right hip has decided to flare up, grrrrrr! I do NOT like being inactive for any length of time, but I've been resting for the most part of thre... Read more

DRC Cross Country Race - The Review

Saturday, August 07, 2010      35 comments

Saturday Aug 7th, 2010 - Planned event - Dallas Running Club Cross Country Relay races. This race is 6 miles with each member running a 2 mile leg each. I rolled out of bed at about 5:15am because I couldn't sleep anymore, I still get the ... Read more

Today I CELEBRATE...Day 223 is a GREAT DAY

Friday, August 06, 2010      31 comments

Today I celebrate!!!! December 28th, 2009 I started the transformation of a lifetime. I wanted a better life for my wife, for my children, and for me. I've worked incredibly hard, WITHOUT making rocket science or brain surgery out of this... Read more

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