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My first timed 5k – “The Lincoln family YMCA 5K”

Saturday, October 22, 2011      16 comments

I’m not sure where to begin. I have a lot of emotions about this 1st timed 5k race. So let’s start with the surprises or things I hadn’t planned on. THE TERRAIN: Those who live in the Phoenix (valley) who are familiar with South Mountain p... Read more

Confessions of a guy! When it comes exercising I’m schizophrenic…me too

Monday, October 17, 2011      17 comments

I have a confession to make. When it comes exercising I’m schizophrenic…me too Ok, as a guy I have the issue of dealing with two Steve’s. There is the one that is 51 years old (aka the elder Steve) and knows his limitation. Then there is t... Read more

You lost weight where?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011      22 comments

Over the past 15 months one way I have checked on my progress is to measure myself or judge by the way my clothes fit me. But there seems to be three places I didn’t plan to lose inches, my hands/ring size, hat size and my shoe size. Ring ... Read more

Lifestyle Change

Friday, October 07, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday we, my wife and I, had a day off. A year ago we would have spent it setting around and snacking. What a lifestyle change we have made over the past 15 months. We wen... Read more

Allergies

Sunday, October 02, 2011      5 comments

So my allergies are starting to get the best of me. My Friday and Saturday morning walks weren't the best but they were what they were. And with the extra Monsoon winds it created more dust and pollen to deal with. Uggggggh Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Journey in Pictures 9-26-11

Monday, September 26, 2011      46 comments

I started out weighing 345 I was so miserable and unhappy. Since College I have struggled with my weig... Read more

Keeping your Focus

Monday, September 26, 2011      4 comments

Who wants to keep a picture that is out of focus? Or who wants a chauffer or pilot whose focus is blurred? How close to the bulls-eye will you come if your scope is not focused properly? The same is true when it come to achieving a “healthy life... Read more

It’s my Choice how I will respond…

Sunday, September 18, 2011      9 comments

Nothing in life has been easy and in the past I haven’t always focused on the right things or reacted in a positive way. There have always been choices in each situation. The problem is I don’t always choose the right one. Not that I always choo... Read more

Random thoughts:

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      4 comments

Thought 1 – My Guitar Fits emoticon ... <a href=Read more

Planning Ahead!?!

Sunday, September 11, 2011      1 comments

I have always been one to look down the road and plan my next move before it arrives. So I know this might be early to start thinking about this but here is what’s been on my mind. I am nearing my goal weight and should be there no later ... Read more

South Rim Hike of the Grand Canyon

Thursday, September 08, 2011      7 comments

South Rim Hike Wow what an awesome day it was today. And I have now completed one of my goals I set for myself. I’ll confess some of the trail wasn’t fun at all, it was so close to the edges…at some points the trail actually became the edge... Read more

Sparking in Flagstaff AZ and the Grand Canyon

Thursday, September 08, 2011      2 comments

So while on vacation my wife and I decided to walk to our restaurant tonight and back to our room. It was 4.5 miles round trip. Great food and Great walk. emoticonRead more

Loving Yourself

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

Learning a new lifestyle for me involves more than just my eating habits. It has also included my activity level, aka exercising and finding other ways throughout the day to stay active, and listening to my body. Today I was removing a metal she... Read more

A moment to celebrate

Monday, September 05, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday I reached the “150lbs lost” mark. I still won’t make my goal for this month but that’s ok. After looking at my calorie intake I realized I could truly celebrate with something I haven’t eaten since I started this journey 14 months ago.... Read more

It s so hard to believe

Sunday, September 04, 2011      1 comments

It’s so hard to believe that 1. I am wearing size 36 pants instead of 54’s 2. I would be wearing Medium to Large shirts vs. 2XL – which fit very snuggly 3. I can be on my feet all day and they don’t hurt anymore. I used to stand for 15-20 ... Read more


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