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What a difference a year can make..

Friday, October 08, 2010      43 comments

I was looking through my personal journal and found this entry Sept 4th, 2009 "My trainer is wanting me to get going on training for a 5K race. I have alot of mental blocks to fully buy the idea of doing a 5K. It seems like an impo... Read more

Registered for my first marathon! Cellcom, Green Bay WI 5/15/11

Monday, October 04, 2010      48 comments

I just registered for the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon May 15th, 2011. Wow , this is a BIG step but I believe I have the time to prepare and certainly the will. It is scary in a way but also in a way, I have a quiet confidence that I can do it and... Read more

A very proud moment for me

Saturday, October 02, 2010      31 comments

NIKE+ IMAGE Average HR 141, MAX HR 168 per Polar HRM Miles 3.1 AV PACE 12'49" TIME 39'44" That is not fast for most but it is incredible for me. I NEVER thought... Read more

My 10K trail run w/ pics...the cure for after work crash and burn

Thursday, September 30, 2010      36 comments

i dont normally blog about everyday training runs but this one was an exception. It was a gorgeous fall day in the UP of Michigan and i was fuly intended on going for a run after work. However after I got home, the weather really took a turn for... Read more

Sault Ste Marie MI 10K Race with pics...

Saturday, September 25, 2010      32 comments

Everything I need, Just Add Medal! I feel a woo hoo coming on! Read more

gettin ready for the race in an hour....

Saturday, September 25, 2010      12 comments

Coming to you live from the Holiday Inn Express, it's yours truly! Getting ready for the 10K, gun sounds in an hour or so and boy am I pumped. most of the run will be across the international bridge between US and Canada in Sault Ste Marie MI. A... Read more

My "Accidental" Half Marathon!

Sunday, September 19, 2010      21 comments

This is the image from my Nike+ screen shot. I was only meaning to go for a 10 mile run today but I did about 12, then I was wondering why not go all the way with it and... Read more

Attitude adjustment for Robert....

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      13 comments

I guess this blog will not win any awards but oh well, this is my spot in the universe. My training has been really challenging. I work a rotating shift schedule which makes training pretty tough. I guess I have had to be a "fly by the seat of y... Read more

My 41st Birthday, It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This!

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      28 comments

Mention being in your forties to most guys and you will get a number of responses, most of them bemoaning that things are not as they used to be or something about a downhill slide, just marking time hoping that things dont get worse. Health, i... Read more

From Mailboxes To Miles...I Am A Runner!

Monday, August 02, 2010      13 comments

When I started on on my weight loss journey 2 1/2 years and 93 lbs ago, I couldn't climb a set of stairs without feeling like I was having a heart attack. What made things worse was that I also suffered from some sort of exercise induced asthma ... Read more

Lost 93 pounds so far.. the journey continues....

Wednesday, July 07, 2010      22 comments

Today, after a long plateau, I have finally seen some movement. I am thankful that the concepts promoted on Sparkpeople encourage the big picture, not just the number on the scale. Without that and the encouragement I get from my friends here, I... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Before and After Photos 385 lbs to 295 lbs

Monday, May 10, 2010      327 comments

Not very many “before” photos of me simply because I hid from cameras, didnt like the story they ... Read more

5K Race Pictures- Woo Hoo! 13:13 mile.

Saturday, May 08, 2010      23 comments

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12 mile run today, Hydration and Electrolytes made a difference.

Saturday, May 01, 2010      4 comments

Thanks for all the great advice on longer runs. thanks to liberal hydration and electrolyte blocks, I beat my 10 miler by 2 miles. my time is down but that is because of lo... Read more

My First 10 Mile Run :)

Saturday, May 01, 2010      13 comments

I finally pulled off my first 10 mile run. What is even more incredible is that I did it under the worst possible conditions as far as rest and work schedules are concerned. Without whining or going into alot of elaboration, I was swinging from ... Read more


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