RSQBOB's Blogs

No smart phone
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      0 comments

I do very well with my tracking when I constantly have access. I am not in front of a computer most of the time that I spend on SP, I am in my work truck on my iphone. Because we needed the money more than I want the phone, I sold it. Now I u... Read more
excited for my wife
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      3 comments

This morning the scale said 300 for my wife. This is very awesome because she has worked VERY hard through UPS and downs for this. She has lost 78 pounds so far with hard work by her and encouragement by friends here on Spark. What makes thin... Read more
great dilema
Monday, August 01, 2011      2 comments

I found myself in a strange new situation yesterday. About 3 weeks ago, my wife and I went to Goodwill to get some clothes that fit as we continue to lose weight. At the beginning of the year, I wore a xxl shirt and 38 waist jeans. 3 week... Read more
Facebook Friends/Real Life Friends - edited un-needed things out
Friday, July 29, 2011      2 comments

So, my wife and I made some pretty good friends here on facebook since we have been Sparking. We get and give a lot of encouragement, especially my wife (Punkin175). About half a year ago, she made a few friends who lived pretty close to us (... Read more
4.0 miles!!
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      4 comments

Well, I just really wanted to get this out there asap because I had two huge accomplishments tonight. #1: I decided to do the intermediate endurance training off of the Spark People runner's page. This is a 3.639 mile run in 42 minutes.... Read more
feeling good about myself
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      1 comments

Today is just another very hot day here in Wisconsin, only 99 degrees. When I get done with work, I am looking forward to a 2 mile run, or 3 if I really feel up to it. I will be doing this front of a fan blowing the ac chilled air on me.... Read more
i'll get to it when i get to it
Monday, July 18, 2011      1 comments

In the past week I have been yoyo-ing with my weight on the scale. When I weigh myself and see a higher number it bums me out a little. When I get hummed out, it makes me want to run some. This is a great motivation to me to keep going. The ... Read more
My First 5K Run
Thursday, July 14, 2011      4 comments

I am so excited that I was finally able to run 3.11 miles...a 5K!! Not to everyone, but this is a huge deal to me! I have always been a big guy who always hated to run. I have been telling myself for so long that i really need to start ... Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2011      0 comments

well, yesterday morning I weighed myself at 237.0. I drank lots of fluids and ate well throughout the day. When I got home from work last night I weighed myself before dinner. 237.0. This morning, I weighed in at 237.0. Again, I went to my ... Read more
how much should I work out?
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      0 comments

Here is a question that i have been asking much should i be working out. My goal is to lose an average of three pounds per week. I would obviously like to see more than that. My wife and I are watching the biggest loser on ... Read more
wrong direction
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      4 comments

I am disappointed this morning. For the last few days, my weight has been slowly creeping its way up. I dropped down to 234.0 less than a week ago and this morning i am at 237.0. I have been continuing my running and exercising and continuing... Read more
a note to the former me
Saturday, July 09, 2011      2 comments

So, looking back now I would say to myself... Guess what. You are actually going to start to run. Surprise number one...its going to be on your very own treadmill that cost a lot of money that you decided will be worth it. Surprise... Read more
dropping my blood pressure success
Thursday, July 07, 2011      2 comments

I wanted to share with anyone who needs to lower their blood pressure my success. A few months ago, I was taking 10 mg of Lisinopril daily and still had a bp of 145/90. I have always been around 135/80, before my weight went up a few years ago... Read more
stuck again
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      2 comments

Well, I keep jumping between 238 and 240 and have been for the past week. My next goal is to be at 225 by September 1. At this time being 238, i need to lose 15 pounds in 1 month. 3.5 pounds per week. I do not like to see that number up that... Read more
Independence Day Run
Monday, July 04, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday was the first day that I didn't track in the past month. I am not very happy about that. I don't even know why I didn't do it because I alway do it, good or bad, so I can hole myself accountable. I know that the day wasn't too bad..... Read more

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