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recovering strong!
Friday, March 25, 2011      26 comments

this was the best "ray of light" moment yet. I pushed past the typical sluggish, wiped out after work feeling 2 days in a row. yesterday, I made use of some program design education and treated myself like I was my own client and put myself thro... Read more
Big gains today
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      30 comments

Went out for my first run/walk after all of this mess that has happened over the last 3 weeks. It felt so good just to get out. I took my new toy, the Garmin Forerunner 305, in short, it was the best money I have ever spent. It is intuitive to u... Read more
Lots going on today...
Monday, March 21, 2011      30 comments

I finished my first training session since Feb 24th. I was in rehab mode for sure. taking it nice and easy. I think all will be well after all. After my back problems, illness yada yada yada, I noticed that as much as I tried to be positive and... Read more
This took balance, skill, and lots of time on my hands..
Thursday, March 17, 2011      49 comments

Ever build a house of cards? after being so sick, I have collected a number of empty Gatorade bottles and I also refilled them with what was left of my powder that i use fo... Read more
doing a little better..
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      25 comments

I wont share details so you can breathe a sigh of relief. just suffice it to say, this has been a real difficult time. in 48 hrs I dropped about 11 lbs. enough said. I have leveled off and am getting plenty of fluids and am actually eating ... Read more
I am really sick..
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      68 comments

this will be short. I am extremely sick. Really bad viral/bacterial issues. Lost about 6 lbs in the last 12 hrs. doc says there isnt much they can do for now, if it goes past 72 hrs they might do something but so far, I am holding out with broth... Read more
Goofy pic of my daughter and I
Sunday, March 13, 2011      43 comments

What started out as trying to take a nice self pic with my daughter degenerated into unabashed silliness... loved it ... Read more
My Perspective On The Scale (video blog)
Thursday, March 10, 2011      37 comments

This is a little long- about 10 min but I really felt to go this route. If I can encourage one person by this video blog / explanation then it would be worth it to me. I hardly have all the answers, but maybe this may help someone a little... Read more
Easing back into it
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      31 comments

Hopped on the treadmill today for my first real workout since Feb 27th. Being almost completely flat on my back for 5 days on pain meds, then the next several days after ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Out from behind the keyboard (video blog)
Monday, March 07, 2011      129 comments

This is my first video blog. I am a little nervous. kinda hard to step out from behind the keyboard where I can easily frame my thoughts to in front of a camera where it isnt so easy to be polished and well versed but it's me and you get a chanc... Read more
Very hopeful.... feeling much better
Sunday, March 06, 2011      27 comments

Thank you so much for all of the kind words, advice, and best wishes during this issue with my back. I have taken my freedom of movement for granted for so long that it was a real wake up call to be almost bedfast for 5+ days. I am very grateful... Read more
kicking the pain meds to the curb...
Friday, March 04, 2011      37 comments

First of all, let me thank all of you for all of the comments - basically its like one colossal get well card from all of my Sparkfriends. Thank you so much, your kinds words and encouragement means alot. Officially I am off work until the 14th ... Read more
hurt at work
Monday, February 28, 2011      59 comments

the only pic of me without a smile :( hurt my back at work and am now on pain meds. keepin it short, kinda hard to keep my thoughts in a straight line. will ... Read more
The Spark 10 min....good at any experience level..
Saturday, February 26, 2011      32 comments

I have a HUGE mental block when it comes to working out at home. I try, but the momentum is not really there. I am the type of guy that just likes to put on a pair of headphones and go for a run. Instant workout, just add music and presto, lots ... Read more
I reviewed my Sparkfriends list...
Friday, February 25, 2011      85 comments

Some big surprises... I have been here on Spark for a while and JUST NOW found a page that will let me see friends that I have added and have not added me back. Those that have added me and I have not added back and so on. I was stunned as to th... Read more

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