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What a Waste of Time!
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      3 comments

Had a meeting with the trainer at my local Anytime Fitness yesterday. It was my so-called "one free session" but it was actually a moronic 15 minute workout followed by a 30 minute sales pitch. I liked the guy so I let him go through his present... Read more
Working out with a trainer today
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      1 comments

I've belonged to several gyms in the past--Family Fitness (we used to call it "Family Fatness"), Nautilus, UC Berkeley's student/faculty gym, and the YMCA are the ones that come to mind. This time around I decided not to join a gym but rather to... Read more
Lazy Day
Monday, August 31, 2009      1 comments

Today's my day off--heavy on the off! I've done nothing today and it sure feels good.... Read more
I'm Tired
Sunday, August 30, 2009      1 comments

It's been another long week--I worked just shy of 70 hours and 72 hours last week. For some this is normal but it's whacked for me and I'm sure ready for my day off!... Read more
Low Cal "Soup" Day
Saturday, August 29, 2009      0 comments

Well, my wife and I went out and celebrated her new job last night and I ate a wee much! So I'm going to opt for a low cal soup day today, which means I'll eat soup for every meal and snack as normal. I usually only do this on Mondays, my day of... Read more
Decided to Join a Gym
Friday, August 28, 2009      4 comments

After five months of being with SP and doing my strength training at home, I decided to join a small, local gym. Reason being I need to step up from what I'm able to do with what I have and as I considered all my options I concluded that $12 per... Read more
Watched Velodrome Races Tonight
Friday, August 28, 2009      0 comments

Wow, that was fun! I got to watch Cat 1-5 racers sprint against each other tonight at the National Sports Center Velodrome in Blaine, MN. This was the first time I've ever seen live bike racing and it was such a rush that I plan to rent a "fixie... Read more
My Wife Found a Job--Thanks be to God!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      5 comments

My wife is a Spanish teacher and was laid-off this year due to 2 million in budget cuts. She hasn't been able to find another job which is a big deal for us mostly because of the insurance. She has MS and is on 4 meds which would cost us over $3... Read more
Good Day but Little Time
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      0 comments

It's been a really good day but I've been going since 6.30 a.m., it's now 10:45 p.m. and I need to go to bed! See ya!... Read more
Soup & Watermelon Today
Monday, August 24, 2009      1 comments

I take one day off per week and I tend to just rest the whole day. Because it's a pretty low key day I cut my cals way down on Mondays which today means I'll be eating soup and watermelon, pretty much nothing else. Soup because we just made a fr... Read more
Ah Yes, a Day Off
Sunday, August 23, 2009      2 comments

It's been a long week. I've put in over 70 hours at work and plenty more at home. I'm sure glad that tomorrow's my day of rest--I'm going to squeeze it for all it's worth!... Read more
Helping Others for the Glory of Christ
Saturday, August 22, 2009      0 comments

I have the privilege of serving as the Pastor of Glory of Christ Fellowship in Elk River, MN. Today we hosted an event at which we gathered food and school supplies for needy families. We're giving all we gathered to a local non-profit called Co... Read more
I Didn't Have to Wimp Out
Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

Well, I was going to exchange my outside bike ride for an inside one yesterday because I was too wimpy to ride in the rain. Most days I don't care and actually enjoy riding in it but yesterday...I don't know, I just felt wimpy. But just as the t... Read more
Think I'll Get on the Trainer Today
Thursday, August 20, 2009      0 comments

I'm supposed to put in a 1 hour ride this afternoon/evening but it's raining, slow and steady, and I just don't feel like being out in it--whiner, I know! I may change my mind but at this point I think I'll just get on my trainer and spin for an... Read more
Sleep & Dietary Choices
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      0 comments

I had a long day yesterday and then a very early morning today which means that I only slept for about five hours last night. It's amazing to me how much I'm craving the wrong stuff this morning. I've read plenty of articles about sleep and its ... Read more

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