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Monday, November 08, 2010      1 comments

This past weekend I volunteered to work at the Silverman Triathlon here in the Las Vegas area. There were 1100 people competing in three categories. I had a great weekend helping check-in bikes and working both at the start and finish lines as w... Read more

Addition to you know your a Spark Person when!

Friday, October 15, 2010      2 comments

On Monday morning at 6:30am I got on my bike to head off to work. I found that my rear tire was flat. I did not have the time or tools to attempt to repair it. So, I asked my wife to drive me to work that day. Tuesday, Wed, & Thursday I dec... Read more

Beachbody Insanity - A Review

Friday, October 01, 2010      0 comments

I just finished the nine weeks of Beachbody Insanity. I thought I would throw out some information for those thinking about giving it a try. Insanity is a daily Cardio workout. The shortest workout is about 40 minutes and the longest is abo... Read more

I found a tri.

Thursday, September 30, 2010      0 comments

OK. I have finally decided to go the route of a Triathlete. I found a Triathlon I want to run next year. It is right here in Las Vegas out at Lake Las Vegas. It is the Showdown at Sundown on March 26th. I have decided to do the Olympic distance.... Read more

The Times, They are a Changin.

Monday, September 20, 2010      1 comments

Everyone knows that times change. Sometime for the better; sometimes not. But I am not talking about times in general. Over the past two weeks I have found that I am not having enough time in the morning to get my exercise in. I would get u... Read more

A Day of Discovery!

Monday, September 13, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday me and my wife went out for the day. We went up to Mt. Charleston just outside of Las Vegas. We were having lunch and it hit me. I was disappointed. Tomorrow I have to go in for a full workup physical. It is much to far to ride my bike... Read more

You know things are different when..?

Tuesday, September 07, 2010      3 comments

I feel I have been doing very good on my eating choices. I eat different foods. I eat smaller portions. So, this weekend my wife and I went out to dinner and I ordered the BBQ Burger and Fries. Yum. You know things are different when, you can on... Read more

Cha Cha Cha Cha Changes...

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      1 comments

More changes made today. I got the bike out of mothballs over the weekend and had the tubes replaced. So today I rode the bike to work part way and took the bus part way. You might ask, why the bus part way. This is because the last 6 miles of m... Read more

Today is the first day of a brand new me!

Monday, August 30, 2010      3 comments

Wo-Haa! Today is the first day of a brand new me! I am so excited to start this week. Last week I overslept on Thursday and Friday and was not able to exercise. Today I made sure I got up at 5am, did my Insanity and got my butt in gear. Over the... Read more

Tri, tri, tri!

Wednesday, August 25, 2010      2 comments

My daughter did a Triathlon earlier this year in Hawaii. She raised money with Team in Training for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She said I should train to do a triathlon. The more I think about it, the more I want to do it. It will require ... Read more

To Soda or Not to Soda. That is the question?

Tuesday, August 24, 2010      6 comments

I have been a sodaholic as long as I can remember. I prefer Coke to Pepsi, but I prefer Diet Pepsi to Diet Coke. Go figure. A few weeks ago I decided to give up any soda for a month. I currently only have one a day but thought I would see w... Read more

A Fun Post for 8/23/10

Monday, August 23, 2010      1 comments

Hello, hello, hello! I have been on the diet and weight loss roller coaster for a long time now. I have been a Weight Watcher leader and have studied health along my journey. I really like to give advise and try to help people. I know that this ... Read more

What the scale means to me!

Friday, August 20, 2010      1 comments

You know what I have discovered? I have discovered that I am fat! It is a fact, I know it, it is who I am right now. I have been not fat before and I was not fat for a couple of years. I am on my way to being not fat again and I am going to keep... Read more

The history of me and my weight loss journey.

Thursday, August 19, 2010      3 comments

I have always fought with my weight issues. At least as long as I can remember. Of course when I was young and thought I had a weight problem, I really did not. I was around 185 or so, at least sub 200. I was 5'11" at an early age, so sub 200 wa... Read more

When you wish upon a star.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010      0 comments

The Disney song says; "When you wish upon a star, you're dreams come true." That is very nice and all feel good, but does it apply to weight loss and health? Yes, and no. First the yes part. Basically wishing upon a star is essential to you... Read more

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