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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hitting the reset button. Leaving the past in the past.
Thursday, January 19, 2012      36 comments

This is a popular term used for someone who has had some difficulties and is starting over. For me, I am volunteering to do this. I was sitting in my home office (ie.. the man cave ) and I looked over at my woo hoo wall. My woo hoo wall is ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The fire that forges..
Monday, January 16, 2012      86 comments

“Champions are not born, they are forged in the iron furnace of adversity.” -ME "Sports do not build character, they reveal it" -Coach John Wooden This whole journey is not about simply losing weight, but rather, it is a refining p... Read more
These videos really lit my fire... I am so pumped!
Sunday, January 15, 2012      19 comments

Just a couple links I wanted to share with my friends. You already know that I have been just getting started in Crossfit and this really embodies why I like it. I got really pumped watching these. No Excuses! Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts So long as you are willing to bend, you will never be broken.
Saturday, January 14, 2012      34 comments

As most of you know, I am on a work schedule that involves shift rotation so the first day off on my long weekend is one where I sleep in and just let it all hang out. I think unconsciously, this is my way of giving myself a hug after a long, ti... Read more
This podcast is worth sharing...NY Times Refuted
Friday, January 13, 2012      16 comments

These guys are second to none! It is a podcast put out by fat2fit and in this broadcast, after addressing a listeners question, they go into a refutation of the NY Times article called "The Fat Trap" Reference- w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A blog from the heart...
Saturday, January 07, 2012      188 comments

I will not take time to edit this, I will not qualify each word to consider my audience. I will just write. I went for my first run in 2012. It was the first time my feet have hit the bricks since around November of last year. Being out the... Read more
I am also grateful that my life is changed for the better.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      39 comments

This has been a LOOOONG week. I have worked through the holiday on day shift, got one day off then its off to night shift tomorrow. Frankly, I dont feel like doing anything... Read more
The power of 10 minutes....
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      28 comments

** The sweat is REAL.... ** Me with a 20 lb Kettlebell... I have this thing about strength training, check that, more of a mental block... For some reason I ha... Read more
recapturing momentum..
Monday, December 19, 2011      23 comments

I am giving myself 5 minutes to write this blog so I dont settle in and get too comfy, slurping coffee and pondering the big things of life. In short, i had a lousy weekend and the last few days of my afternoon shift were torture. i finally kick... Read more
awesome workout today...
Saturday, December 10, 2011      16 comments

it just felt good to push myself a little.... This morning... Crossfit Onramp WOD 800m Row x3 15 medicine ball cleans x3 20 push presses x3 - That was one heck of a tough workout for only 21 minutes.... I will N*E*V*E*R eat ... Read more
2011 in review and looking forward....
Thursday, December 08, 2011      24 comments

Sometimes you have to step back and look at what you have really done to really appreciate how far you have come. Life has a way of crowding in where you cant see the forest because there are too many trees in the way. I look back and see how fa... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I was bullied as a kid....
Sunday, December 04, 2011      70 comments

Sometimes in our journey, we must confront things in our own hearts if we are to make progress. In my case, I didn’t get to be 385 lbs because all was right in my world. I carry a lot of personal pain from my childhood that, even at 42 years o... Read more
Thanksgiving day and after..
Sunday, November 27, 2011      24 comments

Night time run....It was extremely foggy out but it was awesome! Yucky in some spots but ... Read more
A very special race. The Marquette Turkey Trot.
Thursday, November 24, 2011      31 comments

-They had so many runners at this years event that they resorted to making additional race bibs out of copier paper! - I look at it this way, my race was so special that my... Read more
Great progress in swimming. update....
Monday, November 21, 2011      22 comments

I purchased the Total Immersion DVD by Terry Laughlin and I will say that it was money well spent. After spending alot of time basically fighting the water and flailing my way though as many laps and my poor waterlogged soul could tolerate, I fi... Read more

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