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A month later...

Friday, May 20, 2011      6 comments

So it's been a little over a month since I last blogged about my health, weight, and the possibilities of going the Lap Band route. Here's where I am at: - I've gone to an initial appointment with the bariatric surgeon. He is the one who ... Read more

The next step....

Monday, April 18, 2011      4 comments

So the good news is that I have been exercising regularly, but clearly have not made the right choices on eating on a regular basis. If I break it down, typically I eat the right things Monday through Wednesday, and then do OK for breakfast and... Read more

Looking back...

Friday, December 31, 2010      3 comments

If nothing else, 2010 was an interesting and eventful year: - Record snowfall, accompanied by basement flooding! - My oldest daughter getting married in Jamaica (yah man!) - Two of our greyhounds crossing the rainbow bridge. - Welcomi... Read more

New puppy on the way

Friday, July 16, 2010      4 comments

OK, so not REALLY a puppy -- unless 5 1/2 years old is considered such -- but we do have a new adoptee on the way from Florida. A greyhound male, his current name is Thomas, but we will make a slight change and rename him to "Tomas", as I have ... Read more

Another four-legged loss!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      4 comments

We said goodbye to our oldest and first greyhound Glitter this morning. We knew she had bone cancer since early May, and had been fighting an autoimmune disease since March, but in spite of it all, she put on a brave face to the end. Last nigh... Read more

Goodbye to an old friend

Monday, April 05, 2010      13 comments

Last Saturday (4/3) ranks right up there as one of the toughest days I've ever endured. My wife and I made the decision to put our 11 year old male greyhound Gator to sleep. Even as I write, I can feel the emotions building up. It was no... Read more

Good Monday....

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      0 comments

Good Monday -- 50 minute workout at the gym, ate well throughout the day, etc.... Read more

2010 off to an interesting start!

Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

4 days into the new year and I have yet to get into the gym for a workout! Sigh! Weather has been brutal the past two days, still cleaning up from the water issues in the basement, recovering from NYE, and just when I thought I'd get some down... Read more

First Big Snowstorm of 2009

Saturday, December 19, 2009      4 comments

Just came back in from my 4th shoveling of the snow here in DE today. 18 inches and it is still coming down steadily! PIA but I have to admit it IS good exercise!... Read more

Contemplating life at age 52

Sunday, March 15, 2009      4 comments

My 52nd birthday has come. Overall, I'm feeling good. Sure, I'd like to be a few less pounds (OK, a BUNCH less!), but I think since I started on SP and really being conscience about how I eat, the kind of exercise I do, and other health-relate... Read more

Pool Rat

Wednesday, October 15, 2008      0 comments

GREAT workout today -- 60 minutes of non-stop laps in the pool!! It has been quite some time since I have done that!... Read more

My "baby" is off to college!

Thursday, August 14, 2008      3 comments

A proud yet sad moment for me today -- I said good bye to my "baby" -- my youngest daughter -- as she heads off for college at Colorado State University! She and her mother are doing the road trip out west, and there is a little part of me that... Read more

Exercise Update

Monday, July 21, 2008      0 comments

- Last week's BodyPump class went well, but I clearly overdid it, as my triceps were KILLING me a few days after. They are much better, but plan to lower my weights this week and not repeat my painful experience from a week ago. - Attended... Read more

First BodyPump Class in 3 months!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008      0 comments

While I have been doing some basic work at the gym and in the yard, I had yet to join any sort of intense exercise class since sometime in April. My new YMCA has "BodyPump", which I was used to doing in CT, and they have a noontime class on Tue... Read more

I'm Back (slowly but surely)

Thursday, June 26, 2008      0 comments

All, After about a 2 month hiatus, I have returned to SP! This was not a "fall off the wagon" issue, rather the complexities and stress of moving from CT to DE. Good news: We moved to DE! Bad news: The sale of our house in CT fe... Read more


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