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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts This week in training so far

Thursday, May 09, 2013      81 comments

Just a quick entry before heading out to work. I have done really well this week. Sunday evening I headed out for what I term a "baseline run" Basically what that is and the theory behind it is simply to see where I am at fitness wise before I s... Read more

Today Was A Hard Day...more class prep..

Sunday, May 05, 2013      87 comments

Today, I said my goodbyes to my trainer. He is moving to Texas to better his personal training career and to pursue his masters degree in the exercise sciences. I am reall... Read more

I got my post published :) and training starts today...

Monday, April 29, 2013      50 comments

A few months back I submitted a short blog post to Ben Greenfield Fitness. For those that do not know, Ben Greenfield is a HUGE name in sports nutrition, triathlon and endurance sports..... Ok, ok, ok....a personal idol of mine. He also is on s... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Inspiration...

Friday, April 26, 2013      101 comments

When you start training for something big, you spend alot of time soul searching and thinking. As race day inches closer, my thoughts are more and more consumed by what I have to do and even more importantly, why. This is so much bigger than a... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Weight loss goals... are they realistic?

Thursday, April 25, 2013      86 comments

What would you think concerning someone who comes into a hospital badly injured with a leg broken in three places and states that they will heal by such and such a date so they can make it to some long anticipated event? We would tell that perso... Read more

Fitness Memories...

Wednesday, April 17, 2013      41 comments

I'm writing this blog to myself to remind me of all of the great things that have happened to me, all of the lessons learned and what it is to find my inner champion.. The weather has been improving to where I will be able to finally get outside... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Good News , Bad News

Thursday, April 11, 2013      130 comments

I went through my yearly mine safety training session yesterday. While 99% of what happened is of no real interest here, I do get a free yearly screening and hearing check and then in another year or so I will probably also get a respritory exam... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Review of theThe Spark Solution

Tuesday, April 09, 2013      68 comments

Review of the The Spark Solution: A Complete Two-Week Diet Program to Fast-Track Weight Loss and Total Body Health by Becky Hand, R.D. , Stepfanie Romine, and the exper... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Sobering Reminder...

Sunday, April 07, 2013      84 comments

I don't want to "milk" my before pics to try to get a reaction, I am posting these for ME. My wife was cruising through the kids computer (which used to be mine) and ther... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My new swim distance record...

Thursday, April 04, 2013      201 comments

I had a very unexpected / unplanned epic moment today at the Y. First a little history. I work a very unconventional schedule that severely limits my access to a pool. The only time I have access is roughly one week a month and during that week ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What will you do TODAY?

Tuesday, April 02, 2013      151 comments

After having lost 118lbs, I can tell you from experience that weight loss is NEVER and has NEVER been a consistent, linear experience.. linear meaning the line on the graph goes down at the same rate over the same amount of time..ie.. a consiste... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What is 100%?

Saturday, March 30, 2013      211 comments

I am finally back to my old self after a triple whammy of illness, injury, and other issues that left me out of commission for about a month. Through all of this, I have learned what truly defines 100%. In short, 100% is defined by how you do in... Read more

Back on track and moving forward- update

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      62 comments

Looking a tad rough but still in the fight :) I am on the mend after having had numerous set backs from sickness, back problems and other problems since around the... Read more

recovering

Friday, March 15, 2013      56 comments

I wanted to post this just to give my friends an idea whats been going on before I fall off the radar on night shift coming up here pretty quick. To say the least, this has been quite the experience, I have really been knocked off my feet and hi... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Upcoming Challenge For Me... Choosing To Live.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      282 comments

One of my greatest fears is economic uncertainty. Those fears have come to pass and now I have to deal with them. The mine where I work is on the chopping block and a year from now, I may be totally out of work depending on how deep the cut... Read more


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