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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

Here is an update.. signed up for my first Half Marathon and more..

Friday, April 23, 2010      1 comments

Short and sweet, this is what is going on…. 1) Getting ready- FINALLY- to close on a home. the whole process has been a real roller coaster but it is going to be worth it. 2) Got a race coming up on May 8th in Eagle River WI - really e... Read more

What has helped me so far.....

Friday, April 09, 2010      10 comments

This is just a simple list without tons of detail to try to keep it brief. Email me if you want any elaboration, I dont want to frustrate anyone with a long blog. 1) Honesty is #1. If you cannot be 100% honest, you will never succeed 2... Read more

Getting Close To Train The Trainer Time.....

Saturday, March 13, 2010      5 comments

I am getting close to one of my (mini) goal weights and my trainer reminded me that it is getting close to our agreed "train the trainer" time. Our agreement was that is that when i get to my mini goal, that she would allow me to train her which... Read more


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