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2 siblings down and one friend on the ropes, but my weight is up!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      9 comments

20141017sparkblog My two siblings are still in the hospital and not doing well. Both are obese (family trait), I joined that category this week again. Stress eating at night is the culprit. Drinking beer is a huge factor as well. Tw... Read more

my eating is stress oriented today I looked at my graph and realized it !

Thursday, October 16, 2014      4 comments

Two family members in the hospital at the same time not good for stress levels for sure. I had two beers today after I got the news and after a walk with my wife. I am going to try a new pattern of drinking tea instead of beer during the day... Read more

Hard to focus on nutrition too many other issues

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      2 comments

Life in the car is not conducive to maintaining weight goals. I will be walking less than I have been traveling to see my brother who is in a nursing home about 2 hours away. He is comfortable sort of, and accepting the inevitable. The cancer ... Read more

Heard I would lose a hero this year!

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      3 comments

My older brother has gastric cancer: esophagus , stomach and part of the small intestine! Very sudden very simple - 6months to a year is the prediction. Very aggressive are the exact words. He has been without real complainable symp... Read more

Philadelphia Eagles - enemy of steps and fitness

Sunday, September 21, 2014      0 comments

Watching the game with my "Little bro" . The Eagles dominated the game so far. My guy enjoyed the game and our time together. I did get to make and have a great salad with 16 vegetables, shrimp walnuts and coconut! Setting good example but m... Read more

Double trouble

Sunday, September 21, 2014      4 comments

We have two houses one I live in and one I work on. Guess which one I like the most? Our old house is constantly in the fixer up mode and is in the woods. Home of termites and ants. We moved in on them. When I lived up there retired (la... Read more

not tenatious enough so far 201.5 today back to obese -what?

Thursday, September 18, 2014      2 comments

I have filled my life with activity, but lost the focus on what I am eating and drinking. I have been drinking way more than I should be to lose or maintain weight loss. I did walk 18,000 + steps and rode my bike after that with a new... Read more

196 - ten over where I was but 35 under where I've been

Monday, September 01, 2014      4 comments

Hey I started a new system today Grey Iron fitness - strength training. I will do it for a month 3x a week. 12x in September. written goals - continue walking get back up to 100k steps a week. limit to one beer a night! track... Read more

buddy walking streak continues but .... just for laughs?

Sunday, July 20, 2014      3 comments

I am planning to go to the just for laughs festival in Montreal this coming week. I used to do it with my boys but they are engaged otherwise with employment. (Hey I am glad they are working) Maybe they will be my safety net some day. ... Read more

29% body fat ! hope it is not all in my head.

Thursday, July 17, 2014      2 comments

193# 29.2% body fat. Hovering around the target for the end of the month this week. Aug 1 is realistic and doable without doing anything that is not sustainable for the long run as a lifestyle. I am willing to aim for 14250 as a dai... Read more

Rain or Shine--- it is a habit to whine

Tuesday, July 15, 2014      3 comments

Hey my buddy showed up with an umbrella today. dour, sour, and talking about ending it all; but he showed up with his umbrella to walk at 7AM. There were far fewer walkers this morning for sure. My ears were bleeding from being pounded wit... Read more

Reward-- to pig out at the local symbol of excess- Shady Maple

Monday, July 14, 2014      5 comments

My good friend who has been depressed for the last 13 months, severely loves Shady Maple. I have been trying to turn him around and pull him out of his malaise. He keeps insisting he is getting worse and wants to be dead. He sees not havin... Read more

Hiking Biking and Climbing

Friday, July 11, 2014      6 comments

My new exercise buddy. JW is my little brother, oh yeah we are 55 years apart, so it is a little weird. I just met him through the Big Brothers/ Big Sisters Association. We have been hiking biking, climbing etc over the past month or so. ... Read more


Tuesday, July 08, 2014      3 comments

Happily Married : Goal to be 191# by August1 2014 long term goal -maintain a range of 175 - 180 # from Dec 312014 until Dec 31/2025. 2014 goal is to walk 14500 steps per day; 100002 per week. Still on track for 8.000,000 by 2015. I qualifi... Read more

returning to get back on track again!

Monday, June 02, 2014      6 comments

Hey just got back from Greece and trying to get back on track with all the nutrition and fitness encouragement I get from you all at SP and fitbit! Up to 197 # coming back from vacation with our friends. They are foodies and while quite trim ... Read more

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