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A Little Each Day Yields a Lot Over Time
Thursday, June 04, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday I mentioned in my blog that I'm riding my bike much faster than expected at this time of year (yesterday I put in 15 miles at an average of 17.7 mph, which is fast for me). As I reflected on this yesterday, it struck me that the reason... Read more
Riding Much Faster, Thanks to SP
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      1 comments

I love cycling, it's really a passion for me. Every year I take a 5-day, 300-mile bike ride for MS research since my wife suffers with the disease, and every year I set a particular goal and strive to reach it. This year my goal is to achieve an... Read more
I Love Soup
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      2 comments

Man, I sure do love soup! Ate it twice today. Low cal, full of goodies, tasty--gimmie, gimmie, gimmie!... Read more
"Low Cal Monday"
Monday, June 01, 2009      0 comments

Monday is my one day off each week, and for the last several weeks I've been going very low cal on these days. I work hard from Tuesday through Sunday and thus I usually do a bunch of nothing on Mondays. So it doesn't make sense to me to eat my ... Read more
Nice 40 Mile Ride Today
Sunday, May 31, 2009      0 comments

I just returned from a great 40 mile ride in the woods with a great friend of mine, and I must say that I really love cycling. What a great gift from the Lord!... Read more
What it's All About
Saturday, May 30, 2009      0 comments

My wife and I had the privilege of meeting last night with a woman who's given her life in service to the Lord in India. As we listened to her stories, her hopes and dreams, her concerns and needs, it hit me all the more that healthy living is n... Read more
Lost Another Pound
Friday, May 29, 2009      2 comments

My main focus with SP is living a healthy life, and therefore weight loss is secondary for me. But I must admit that I enjoy losing pounds and I lost another one today. That makes 17 lbs since March 21, and about 33 to go until my goal. Long way... Read more
Wow, didn't gain on my trip!
Thursday, May 28, 2009      2 comments

I have been traveling for the last 10 days and haven't been near a scale. I exercised almost every day but I definitely overate as I was unable to completely control my environment--I did pretty well, but I know I overate. Well, I'm home n... Read more
Get to go Home Today!
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      1 comments

I've been on the road for 10 days now and I finally get to go home! I can't wait. As far as diet & exercise goes, it's been a pretty good trip. I haven't been able to weigh myself so I don't know exactly where I'm at, and it wouldn't surpr... Read more
still want to go home!
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      0 comments

i can't sleep, it's now almost midnight but my computer thinks it's tomorrow and therefore I'm already earning tomorrow's SP points. But more importantly, I am aching all the more to go home and be with my beautiful wife & daughter!... Read more
Ready to be home
Monday, May 25, 2009      0 comments

I've been traveling for 9 days now--I can't wait to be home!... Read more
Off for my fourth run
Sunday, May 24, 2009      1 comments

I got a wild hair a while back and decided I wanted to learn to run. So I found this program on the web called "Couch Potato to 5K in 9 weeks" and today's my fourth day. Easy stuff, after a 5 minute warm up, run 60 seconds then walk 90 and repea... Read more
Performing a Wedding Today
Saturday, May 23, 2009      0 comments

My nephew is getting married and I have the privilege of officiating the wedding for him. I am in awe of the beauty of the design of God for marriage. There is much confusion and battle in our culture today, but if you just look at the physical ... Read more
My Sister Lost 150+ Lbs
Friday, May 22, 2009      0 comments

I'm out in CA visiting with my sister and I knew she lost a lot of weight but I was shocked to hear how much--over 150 lbs. She looks and feels great, though she has some serious health problems due to years of being overweight. But she's really... Read more
Fell Short but Still did 82 Miles
Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

Well, I tried to ride for 106 miles in the desert heat yesterday (100+ air temps and much hotter on the asphalt) but I wasn't able to do it. However, I did make it 82 miles which included three trips up the 5-mile climb that is Highway 74--comin... Read more

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