January 2010 - Better late than never
So, it has been awhile...again.
I have plenty of excuses, brothers and sisters, but that's all they are - excuses. It's time to stop making them, or letting unfortunate circumstances prolong any progress I could make.
Besides, I have a... Read more
I had some mishaps along the way...
Well, it has certainly been interesting being back on SparkPeople again. Since I keep my records public on this thing, there might be a couple of days where the calorie counts look a little low.
This is not because I just didn’t eat…
T... Read more
What do they say about Idle Hands?
"Idle hands are the devil's tools" apparently. At least that's how the old saying goes and I'm pretty sure there was a movie about it. I didn't see it, but I heard it was silly.
At any rate, I don't seem to be very idle as of late. I work e... Read more
I have journeyed farther on the path to Awesomeness.
Well last week I went 4 days of being good on the calorie restriction, and I'm on day 4 again and I promise not to go to Culver's today. So in that respect, I am simply Cool.
However, my path to Awesomeness has shortened by 1:53. I am of co... Read more
Rawr! *cough cough wheeze* Rawr!
Okay, so last week was not a shining moment in getting healthier, so let's see... What did I do right? I ate more fresh fruits and vegetables, I made sure to include all the food groups, I was physically active 6 out of 7 days I think.
So w... Read more
Okay, so my girlfriend joined the Army...
...and I thought, "Hey! She shouldn't be the only hot one when she graduates!"
So with that in mind, I decided to try to do the 1-1-1 Fitness Test that recruiters use to place recruits in training blocks.
1 minute of Push-ups - 37
1 ... Read more
Hit the Ground Running!
So far, so good. Last night for $h1t$ and Giggles after doing my workout for the Walk-to-Jog program, I decided to finish out two hours on the treadmill, and include an attempt to jog for one mile without a decrease in speed. I am pleased to say... Read more
I hate these little moments of epiphanies about myself sometimes. Half the time they put a downer on an otherwise perfectly good day.
Last night while doing a little shopping, my son and I saw that a new Japanese restaurant had opened in El... Read more
Three Wishes: A Proposal to the Djinn
Didn’t I already write a blog entry about New Year’s Resolutions? I did I did I did! Do I get a cookie? Actually a cookie would be bad for me wouldn’t it, especially since I’m trying to lose weight
and get fit
... Read more
Why do we as individuals do this to ourselves every year? We sit and make a list of things that we want to improve about ourselves the next year with high hopes and aspirations, but when it comes down to actually doing them, most of us fall flat... Read more
12/21-12/27 The Week in Review
Okay, so I’m a day late. Sue me – I’ve been sick, but only since yesterday morning. It’s been a bad week as far as my nutrition and fitness goes even before that.
Oh, you’re going to love my excuses!
#1) My Dad put away the treadmill b... Read more
12/14-12/20 The Week in Review
Good morning, salutations, and whatever floats your boat this fine Saturday morning, Sparkers. Welcome to the latest week in review by yours truly, KNIGHTWOLF434. This morning we have some lovely cloud cover and cold weather here in Mt. Washingt... Read more
Breaking the Chains and Feeding Dust to Those Who Would Hold Me Down!
Somebody expressed curiosity at my decision to go back to college, and this has happened more than once. More than one person has wondered why I decided to pursue Judo in my thirties. There are A... Read more
12/7-12/13 The Week in Review
Hey, Sparkers. KNIGHTWOLF434 here checking in with the updates you all want to know about! (yeah whatever, but it’s my blog and I can dream, can’t I?) This week I managed to visit my old dojo for the second week in a row, and this time we didn’t... Read more
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You Think the Body Has Tides?
Okay, I woke up yesterday knowing that it was going to be a cheat day. It just felt like I was going to have more than what my caloric range called for. After I arrived at the grocery story, I went to the snack aisle and bought my weakness - my ... Read more