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WOW, I haven't blogged in a while!

Sunday, March 02, 2014      3 comments

So ON2VICTORY posted a comment on my SparkPage asking how things were going. That guy is AWESOME! I started writing comment on his page to answer. It quickly grew in to this blog. It was far too long for a comment. I can't believe I h... Read more

Enjoying My New Health, and Getting Back on Track

Monday, July 01, 2013      1 comments

Haven't been doing too hot on calorie intake lately. Gained a little weight. Not too worried about that, but getting back on track. I need to lose about 20 more pounds to make my "initial" goal. On a more positive note, I've been working... Read more

Mountain Biking

Thursday, May 23, 2013      2 comments

I've been doing all my running and biking on the road lately. Went for a mountain bike ride yesterday. Only a few miles, but WOW it was an awesome break from the pavement! I'll be getting up on the trails more after my HM Monday.... Read more

Not Too Much to Say

Tuesday, May 14, 2013      1 comments

I'm starting to taper for my next Half Marathon. This is my second Half Marathon and fifth race this year. I don't win the races by any means, but I'm winning much more with each race. My confidence improves. My weight drops. My overall hea... Read more

Much Needed Recovery Week

Sunday, April 28, 2013      3 comments

Did my first double day for triathlon training yesterday. Biked in the morning and ran in the afternoon. It didn't go as well as I had hoped. Had to walk about 2 of the 8 miles. The triathlon isn't until September. I have plenty of time to ... Read more

Positive Feedback

Friday, April 26, 2013      6 comments

Ran into a friend I haven't seen in years (like 10) the other day. He complimented me on my weight loss. Last time I saw him I was about 260-270. It was great to see him, but made even better by the compliment. Been getting a few compl... Read more

Time to Refocus

Sunday, April 21, 2013      1 comments

The last week or so, I've been busy busy busy. When I'm busy, I lose focus of tracking the food I eat. When I'm not tracking, I eat too much. I'm not gaining, but not losing either. On a positive note, I'm getting LOTS of exercise! I ... Read more

When Wishes Become Goals

Wednesday, April 10, 2013      1 comments

At the first of the year, I decided to run several races this spring. Sometimes I get numbers stuck in my head. They start as wishes. Just an old guy day dreaming. Quite often they fade as quickly as they were dreamed. Sometimes they stick.... Read more

Swimming Out of the Rocks

Friday, March 29, 2013      3 comments

About a month ago, I changed my weight ticker. I changed from a biker to a swimmer. The background that I liked has rocks bottom left in the image. My poor swimmer was still in the rocks when I made the change. I didn't like that, and ab... Read more

Scale Fluctuations

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      4 comments

So, I usually handle scale fluctuations just fine. That's why I weigh in every day. Recently I had a hard one. Hopped on the scale several days ago to see that I had lost 50 lbs. Needless to say, that was awesome!! I then went over on... Read more

Amazing Bike Ride

Friday, March 15, 2013      6 comments

Just got back from an amazing bike ride. The schedule called for a 20 miler. I have a couple of 20 mile routes I ride a lot, but 20 wasn't going to do. The weather has been awesome for the last few days. I took another short ride that wa... Read more

Good Habits

Monday, March 11, 2013      6 comments

The last year I've been working out pretty regularly. Especially the last few months when I've been swimming, biking, or running five days a week. During those months, I've also strength trained twice a week. All those workouts have formed a ... Read more

10 Miler Race Report

Saturday, March 09, 2013      3 comments

Holy HILLS Batman!! That's the short version. Read on if you want the longer version. Saw AURORAMILLET at the start. We just said hi real quick, but it was cool! I've never met another Sparker in person. Not sure if I mentioned thi... Read more

10 Miler Coming Up

Friday, March 08, 2013      2 comments

I get REALLY excited for a race when I pick my packet up. Today I picked up my packet for a 10 miler this weekend. Already did a 5k and 10k put on by the same company, Striders Running-Layton UT, in the last month or so. They put on a good ra... Read more

What a Great Swim

Friday, March 01, 2013      3 comments

So I read a blog the other day about someones "wardrobe malfunction". It was a great read! I about had my own tonight in the pool. I wear triathlon shorts when I swim. They were purchased about 15 lbs ago. Tonight as I got ready to sw... Read more


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