I'm not bragging. I'm not boasting. It's just a fact. I am an athlete.
Webster's defines an athlete as, "... any one trained to contend in exercises requiring great physical agility and strength; one who has great activity and strength; a c... Read more
I am as happy as I choose to be. It's that simple.
I've been thinking a lot about my life lately. I think it's the new year, turning 44, and feeling like a different person physically. Whatever the reason, I've been more mindful of my mood ... Read more
There is so much stress and anxiety out there, and so many people struggling to find even a glimmer of hope to keep going on. Fortunately, there is Spark People and our overwhelming amount of support.
Today I'm calling everyone's attention ... Read more
I read this today from my Spark Buddy, MOMNGUITARMAN:
"I worked really hard at keeping everyone at arms length. No one ever bothered to try to figure out why. If they had maybe they would have figured out that I was afraid of being hurt. I ... Read more
Goodbye, scale. You're gone. And BMI Calculator? You can pack your trash, too. I'm breaking up with both of you.
This morning, I weighed in at 188 pounds. For my 5'8" height, that makes my BMI 28.6. Yep, according to my scale and the standa... Read more
Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you my newest Spark Buddy, New_Nick. His status and blog today have me a bit concerned.
This is his status:
"NEW_NICK is feeling so depressed and sad I feel ill"
And this is part of his blog:
"I just do... Read more
I ran my 8 miles along the Coronado Strand this morning, and it was absolutely gorgeous. Here's a few pictures.
This is the park at Coronado, where I stopped for a quick drink of water before I started my run.
This is what I wrote a year ago, on January 20th, 2010:
My tasks are simple.
* Get to the gym.
* Eat healthy.
It isn't complex and it certainly isn't something I can't do. I mean, it's an hour o... Read more
My friend, Sharrie, posted a blog called "Discouraged." And we all know what that means. It means SparkOprah is calling on his Spark Buddies to give her a little encouragement.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu<... Read more
This was in my email yesterday from Spark People:
Be worthy of imitation
They say imitation is the greatest compliment, but are your actions worthy of imitation? We are all in some setting o... Read more
If you're following along with my Spark Journey, you know two things about me. One, I am usually a positive, upbeat guy. Things just tend to work out for me. And two, I'm not perfect, and I go through cycles where I struggle to stay motivated. Y... Read more
Wow. You all know that I love reading about the successes of others. If you do, too, take a moment to read Fangle's blog entry.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=3941561
It's a t... Read more