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Lack of sleep sucks!
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      11 comments

So for those of you who followed my extended stay in the Denver airport, we finally made it to Philadelphia at 12:30AM Tuesday morning (we were supposed to arrived at 9:00PM the day before!). Our flight was not the only one to experience a dela... Read more
Fun times! Stuck in the Denver airport...
Monday, December 10, 2012      10 comments

There is nothing quite as fun as being stuck in an airport when flights are delayed! I happen to be stuck in Denver as I blog due to the weather on the east coast (specifically Philadelphia). The current delay is 3:10, and hoping it does not g... Read more
It's Official: My first sub-30 minute 5K!
Saturday, December 08, 2012      9 comments

In the past few weeks, I've been able in training to get my 5K time under 30 minutes, but today was the big day -- my first official, chipped 5K race! And to add a little intrigue to this race, it was in Tucson, AZ, which is 1/2 mile above sea ... Read more
12/07/2012 in Arizona
Friday, December 07, 2012      5 comments

Always a pleasure to be in Arizona -- warm temps, sunny skies, etc. Today is my dad's 81st birthday, and we have a few things planned: - Lunch plans at a retirement community he is thinking he may move to . It is a very nice place, and I ... Read more
Another BIG Goal Acheived...
Saturday, November 17, 2012      9 comments

Finally broke the 5K in under 30 minute barrier this morning -- 29:55!! Not much more to add, except to say I am one happy camper!! ... Read more
A good week...
Friday, November 16, 2012      4 comments

Last day on my business trip in RTP, NC. I am very proud of how I kept an eye on the calories and what I ate, kept up with my exercise routine (albeit at a MUCH earlier time of the day!), and overall feel great! I will sleep well tonight I thi... Read more
Midweek Report (on the road)
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      4 comments

So far so good on my business trip this week. At midweek, but still following my plan: - Up at 5:00AM each day, in the workout room by 6:00AM. Had to deviate from my normal workout routine a little yesterday, as both treadmills were busy,... Read more
On the road again...
Monday, November 12, 2012      4 comments

So far so good on my business trip. Flight from Philadelphia to Raleigh on time and actually arrived early into Raleigh, nice dinner (and reasonably healthy) at the hotel last evening, up at 5AM to get a workout in (state of the art equipment!)... Read more
Preparing for first business trip in 6 1/2 years...
Thursday, November 08, 2012      7 comments

While my DW and I have traveled a few times since I had my WLS last year, I will be taking my first solo trip next week, and a business trip on top of it. While I'm not trying to obsess about it, I am doing a fair amount of planning, such as ma... Read more
Relaxing Monday
Monday, November 05, 2012      3 comments

Normally Mondays can be crazy, but since I have some vacation to use up before the end of the year, I started taking some Mondays off, and in some ways they are nicer to take off than a Friday. Caught up on my shows on DVR, will go do som... Read more
Sandy Update
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      19 comments

We survived Sandy! We did end up getting over 8" of rain, as forecasted, but we were spared the really bad winds that folks in NJ, PA, and NY got -- peak wind gust was around 60 mph. For those of you who are professional or amateur meteorologi... Read more
Sandy
Monday, October 29, 2012      11 comments

Sandy has made her presence felt last evening and into this morning. Over 3" of rain so far, with the forecast of up to 8" possible. Amazingly enough, that amount of rain would still not get us back to "normal" for the year -- we are close to ... Read more
GOAL ACHEIVED! First sub-30 minute 3 mile run!
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      10 comments

What a great sight to see: After toying for the past few weeks with breaking the 30 minute / 3 mile barrier, I finally did it today! As I posted on Facebook, nothin... Read more
Motivators
Thursday, October 18, 2012      8 comments

A few things that have happened in the past few days will keep me motivated to continue pushing to better health: - Weight: 181.6 at home, scale at the Dr office was 182, pretty much splitting hairs. Goal is 179. I do like the scale ay m... Read more
Getting closer...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      11 comments

I'm sure I'm speaking for LOTS of SP'ers, but I sure do love a good weigh-in!! Today's weigh-in: 181.6!! Nearly a 3 pound loss since my last weigh-in, and more importantly, that puts me 2.6 pounds away from my goal weight of 179! The "ma... Read more

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