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new goal

Monday, July 01, 2013      25 comments

well as my full marathon is 3 months away I am really focused on the race. to ensure my success I am not eating any junk or sweets or deserts till Oct 6. this will be very hard but I think I can do it. I will take it 1 day at a time and 1 week a... Read more

I am back

Saturday, June 29, 2013      19 comments

Hello everyone!!!! I took a little break for a while but now I am back. I hope everyone has been doing great and meeting all their goals. Since I was on here last my wife and I have run 2 more half marathons. That is 12 in total together. But th... Read more

so proud of myself

Thursday, March 07, 2013      33 comments

the past few days have been beyond stressful!!! We have had one thing after another go wrong with our house and appliances. yesterday i was super stressed and I was making cookies with my ladies at work. I do recreation at a nursing home for tho... Read more

do I need encouragement

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      19 comments

I would say yes who doesn't need encouragement? I love when people leave me nice messages and encouraging words. sometimes it helps u get through a tough day or lifts your spirits when you are down. When I was injured for 4 months I had so many ... Read more

question is how am I doing day to day

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      19 comments

I am doing great. I am back on track with my ST big time and I am able to run again after my injury. The running has helped so much. I always feel I can keep my weight more under control when I can run!!!!... Read more

how I encourage myself and maintain my goals

Monday, March 04, 2013      12 comments

the way I do this is by surrounding myself with super positive people. It starts at home with my wife and we run together and eat healthy together.If I am down she picks me up. Also I use sparkpeople I read articles read peoples blogs and get to... Read more

How I will improve my new habit

Sunday, March 03, 2013      17 comments

the habit I wanted to improve on is tracking my calories the ways I will do that is to try and track after each meal and to help with that I got the SP app so I can do it even if I am not at home... Read more

habit I need to improve on

Saturday, March 02, 2013      18 comments

I really want to work on tracking calories better. when I track them everyday for the week I am very successful. so I will try and keep that up... Read more

5% winter challenge

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      18 comments

my goals are simple to maintain what I am doing. I want to go do ST 3-4 times a week. when my hamstring completely heals ill be running 5 days a week. Continue not to drink diet pepsi and processed food. chart all myfood... Read more

A reality check

Monday, February 04, 2013      24 comments

As you know I have had a hamstring injury and I haven't been able to run since October.I have struggles with it until today when reality hit me. I work in nursing home and today was a brutal day. My floor had 4 deaths today and one more on the v... Read more

Xmas came early

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      35 comments

What a great day!!!!! I will kinda of give a background on the story so everyone understands. About 9 weeks ago I was doing speed training on the treadmill when it malfunctioned and stooped and it threw from the treadmill. I hurt my leg very bad... Read more

last race of the year was the toughiest

Saturday, September 29, 2012      47 comments

so alarm goes off at 530AM jump out of bed and go have my breakfast. 4 waffles and some water. got greased up and drove to the race which is about 30 minutes away. We arrive and mingle with the other runners. then they make some announcements ab... Read more

Race season is coming to an end!!!!

Friday, September 28, 2012      32 comments

Well seeing as I live in a cold part of Canada this is near the end of my race season. I have 1 more race this weekend then I have a crazy one in February called the hypodermic Half which is usually -30to-45 degrees Celsius. This has been my fir... Read more

5% fall challenge

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      26 comments

I am going to run 5 days a week putting in around 40kms a week. go the gym 3 times a week. My diet is I am going to cut back on my sweet and treats. Try to cut out as much process food as possible. I will help my teamates with loads of encourage... Read more

hills are hell

Monday, September 10, 2012      82 comments

so here goes my race report. So our race was in trehern Manitoba which is 2 hours from where we live. the race was Sunday so we drove out Saturday and stayed in a hotel. so it was my wife and I and my Mom and our daughter since she is still brea... Read more

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