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Day 250 since LB
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      4 comments

My calendar reminded me that it today is 250 days since I had my Lapband surgery. I put that reminder on my calendar for a few reasons. The obvious one is to share with others. Of course there is the part of wanting to be proud of where I am!... Read more
Front yard done...
Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

As I just posted out on FB, I tip my hats to the men and women who do landsacaping for a living. TOUGH WORK! We had 4 areas in our front yard to put down new landscaping fabric and mulch down, and it took all of last weekend and today (Saturda... Read more
Back to work...and I'm actually pretty glad!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      4 comments

After 3 days of landscape work outside in 80 and 90+ temps, I needed a work day to recover! But I have to say the landscape work my wife and I did really improved the looks of our front yard! The folks at Lowe's won't know what to do today if ... Read more
Landscaping progress...
Sunday, May 27, 2012      5 comments

In our front yard there are 4 distinct areas that required serious landscaping work. 2 of the 4 are done, and boy do they look nice! Besides weeds coming up, the former owners had used rock, so we put new landscaping fabric over the top of the... Read more
Back to the grind tomorrow (Monday)
Sunday, May 20, 2012      4 comments

Amazing where 11 days have gone, but it has been that long since I put in a full day of work. But it was a very interesting and varied 11 days of vacation and weekends: Thursday, 5/10: Fertilized back yard, only to discover I did not have... Read more
What a difference a day makes!
Saturday, May 19, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday (Friday) was NOT a fun day! I was so happy to get home and sleep in my own bed Thursday night, only to discover I had picked up an intestinal virus (probably from my DW, who had it just a few days previous). Slept AWFUL Thursday nigh... Read more
Ready to head home...
Thursday, May 17, 2012      1 comments

Flying home from Denver this afternoon. Nice vacation, but I am sure ready to crawl in my own bed tonight! Just something about that feeling.... Ran this morning at 6:15AM. Was going to do the treadmill here at the hotel but I forgot tha... Read more
Busy weekend...now time for some fun!
Sunday, May 13, 2012      2 comments

The last few days have been busy with graduation activities here at CSU in Colorado. The actual commencement was at 8am Saturday morning! We survived the early start, had a very nice lunch for my kids and brother, relaxed in the afternoon, the... Read more
Upcoming celebration in Colorado
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      5 comments

We are heading out to Colorado tomorrow for quite a celebration -- my youngest daughter graduates on Saturday from Colorado State University! Graduation is early -- 8:00AM They do a number of ceremonies, all broken down by college (she is grad... Read more
Headphones
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      5 comments

Went to Best Buy yesterday to get new headphones. Nothing too exciting, except I go through them like water it seems!! My new ones are Klipsch S4 in-ear headphones, which were highly rated by CNET. The most expensive ones I have ever bought! ... Read more
Busy next few days...
Sunday, May 06, 2012      2 comments

Heading out to Colorado (Ft. Collins) to my youngest daughter's graduation next Saturday (CSU), so we're in prep mode for travel. One of the things I like to do is put fertilizer down in the back yard since the dogs will be at the kennel, so th... Read more
Remember that reward for hitting "onederland"?
Saturday, May 05, 2012      4 comments

It hit me well after my weigh-in yesterday that I promised myself a reward if I ever got the scale into "onederland". Of course, when I made that promise initially a few years ago, part of me thought it would never happen in my lifetime! ... Read more
The "1" on my scale does work! :-)
Friday, May 04, 2012      5 comments

What a great way to start the day -- stepped on the scale and the first # was a "1" -- it DOES work!! [199!] ... Read more
First 5K in the books!
Saturday, April 21, 2012      8 comments

I did it! In spite of nerves, some digestive issues before leaving the house, and a somewhat sore right calf, I made it through my first 5K with flying colors! The official numbers: 33:20 was my 5K time, best ever! Out of 850+ runn... Read more
My first 5K race is on Saturday!
Friday, April 20, 2012      6 comments

Less than 24 hours until my first ever 5K race. It is a charity race -- benefits Ronald McDonald House here in Delaware! Race info: http://www.running4thehouse.co
m/event_details.aspx Lots of good info on race prep, etc out on the web... Read more

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