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A Rough Twist
As many here know- I run in any conditions. Rain, snow, sleet, and HEAT HEAT HEAT. At least it feels that hot right now. My last blog was earning my ugly, which was me running in the heat to train for races in the heat. My last short race w... Read more
Earning my Ugly
This blog was supposed to be posted Thursday night, but I was beyond tired and passed out before 9PM. So you get it today. Yesterday was heavy workout day for me, and that meant another trip to Tobico Marsh in Bay City. It was HOT, with heavy... Read more
Running the Proving Grounds.
Today I went to run a special race, The "Prove It 5k"
It was held on GM's proving grounds outside of Detroit. For those not familiar, here is a brief description. The proving grounds is a three plus mile track entirely inside General ... Read more
Update- photo style
Hello everyone out there.
Many of you know that I do not blog often, and "sorry" don't do many blog responses either. Going to work on both of these.
Currently my children are in VA with the in-laws. My wife was there too, but is n... Read more
Change, Accomplishment, and Moving Forward
Before I start, let me acknowledge Sususuzzzie. Your status was the driving thoughts behind this. Hope you don't mind me borrowing from you.
Many people out there do not run or even jog. They will say things like "how can you do that", "... Read more
Pics from my phone
One lucky aspect of life is that it's easy for me to get away. Less than a mile away is a small park with a 3/4 mile path around the outside. The outside of the path is mostly unkempt with trees, weeds, and grass growing naturally. Here are a... Read more
100 days of running-
I usually don't just post a "look how great I'm doing" entry as it seems too much like bragging. This time I'm going to do it. Mainly for the purpose so I can look at it. Sorry about the What I Did concept here, it's a make me feel good kind ... Read more
8 days to grind.
Hello everyone, this will be to the point. Sorry, but this blog is mostly for me to follow. Sometimes a person needs to commit publicly to keep themselves on track.
Some know I plan on running the Ann Arbor Marathon on Sunday the 29th. ... Read more
Maybe you were wondering
This is just a free write blog about myself. A few things some don't know, a few things most don't know, and just a few that no one cares to know.
Got new clothes for work today. Size- pants 34 long, shirt 16.5, 34/35 athletic fit.
Why... Read more
Patience = Success
This is a quick one. Some people may remember me having a very rotten attitude following my Feb 5k 2014 race for the BARC. See that day I didn't try hard enough, didn't have my head in it, and did not give it my all. I had earned a first plac... Read more
Changes in Running.
Most people here know I'm a runner. Some people think I'm a good runner. Not really, just tough and persistent about it. This winter I signed up for three local 5k, three half marathons 70 miles away, and one 10k in Port Huron. I've already ... Read more
The Chocolate Run
On Feb the whatever a race was held to prove the strong and the brave. What I mean is that it was cold, cold, cold, and slippery. So here goes in pictorial form.
First comes the pre race stretching. This isn't working so well. After man... Read more
Life just loves the curve ball.
I worked at it and tried. Even when life was changing the parameters, pushing forward was still the answer.
The 40 person party ran late, bar was very busy, and instead of getting help- I was overworking and giving help. By the time work ... Read more
We've all been there.
So this has been a rough month.
Won a diet bet- ate two full boxes of chocolate
Lost some weight- rebounded most of it
Two newbies at work- all the stress of training them (one has zero experience)
Heavy race month (10k, 5k, HM... Read more
The latest news.
Life is ok- not great, but ok.
Work got worse then better. One person fired, me with 8 weeks in a row of 50plus hours. We now have two new employees that are both working out. The owner really stuck it to me with some really bad hours. ... Read more