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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!
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
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.
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.
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!
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..?
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...
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!
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!
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?
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
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!
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.
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.
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