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When Really Good Meets Not So Bad
I had a touch of insomnia last night. Woke up around 1:30 and couldn't get back to sleep. Oddly enough, I did some heavy cleaning, read for a while, and then had the best epiphany of the week. Knowing I would be exhausted come daybreak, I knew i... Read more
OUCH!!! In a good way
So today started Week #2 of my Body. Weight Challenge. I took an extra active rest day in between workouts and really expected to come out of the gate strong and hard. NOT SO MUCH!!
It was NOT an easy workout by any means. It pu... Read more
Challenge Day #3 - End of Week #1
I'm not sure if I'm right in my head some days
Knowing that today was another intense body weight strengt... Read more
Workout Challenge Day #2
This morning was day #2 of my body weight workout challenge. While I was incredibly sore yesterday, I felt pretty good when I awoke this morning. Common sense dictated a change in structure to accommodate the most difficult portion of the workou... Read more
Killer Circuit Workout
Last week I decided to take on a few new challenges...namely the 100 Push-up Challenge, the 200 Squat Challenge and the 200 Sit-up Challenge. After taking my initial assessment test, it was recommended to take a week to recover before starting t... Read more
Slow Start to the Week
Monday is NEVER a rest day for me, but somehow it happened today. I had this harebrained scheme to go for a solo hiking and hill running session before meeting with my ministry group for a long, slow hike. I'd never even contemplated anything li... Read more
Yeah - this is my new normal
This was a short week because of the holiday, but it lasted forever in every way imaginable. By Thursday I'd run out of steam and on Friday I simply coasted. But this morning I woke with enough energy and gumption to throw caution to the wind an... Read more
Humbled, Challenged, Encouraged
So I got this great idea that I wanted to attempt the 100 Pushup Challenge. As I was digging around on the website, I got an even better idea to attempt the 200 Squat Challenge. As I was digging even deeper, I got this even betterer idea to atte... Read more
Plan the work, work the plan...5/27/2012 - 6/2/2012
So here's the plan for this week...
Sunday - CC hiking/hill running - 30 minutes
Monday - CC hiking/hill running - 60 minutes
Tuesday - Elliptical - 22 min a.m. - Strength Test p.m. (Pushups/Dips/Squats/Sit-ups)
Wednesday - 22 min/2x ... Read more
I haven't blogged in nearly two years. Truth be told, I haven't blogged from the heart in nearly three years. During that time I've battled and struggled with my weight struggles in new ways and with amazing results. I've dealt with a major emot... Read more
MOD June 24, 2010, Really??? WOW!!!
WOW - what can I say other than God is good to those who are faithful to Him and thanks to all of you who stopped by to congratulate and encourage me as the Motivator of the Day yesterday. When I logged on to my yahoo mail, I couldn't figure out... Read more
Watching the Miracle of Healing
If you've been following my adventures of late, you no doubt heard/read about my misadventure with the apples and the trashcan last week. You've also undoubtedly heard/read about my self imposed time-out in order to allow my body the time and re... Read more
Life Lesson's From The Gambler
One of my favorite albums in the 80's was Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits. I don't know that there was a single song that I didn't love, recognize by opening line, and know every stinking lyric to by heart. I played that cassette tape until it shredd... Read more
Spiritually & Physically Inspirational Daily Devotional
From God's Daily Promises 9/22/2009
This week's promise: God has conquered all our enemies
How well are you running the race?
Remember that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize. You also must run in such a wa... Read more
An Oddly Inspiring Accidental Compliment
I was at church yesterday talking to one of the pastor's wives before Sunday School started. She was lamenting about the trek to the top of the stairs and how it always leaves her winded and worn out (just one flight, I must confess). Now she is... Read more