12K pictures
Friday, May 11, 2012      7 comments

Not so much to write today. Graduation tomorrow. But here are some pics from my 12K. ... Read more
Run report
Monday, May 07, 2012      8 comments

So it has been a while since I last wrote a blog. Things had been pretty busy with graduation looming and trying to finish my internship hours. All done and all that. :) I did find the time to log in pretty regularly and track some meals. I... Read more
Thoughts for today
Thursday, March 29, 2012      7 comments

So I don't know how to describe how I am doing. I do continue to get leaner and stronger but . . . . I wish I could write something uplifting to go along with, but I am not really feeling it. I have a run scheduled some time today and odds ... Read more
Awkward times
Thursday, March 22, 2012      8 comments

Well, I continue to exercise and eat right . . . I am running 3 times a week, come rain or shine. I try to get every rep of ST that I can push out. I found the reason for my chronic back pain was due to arthritis in my spine. Glad to... Read more
5K run, no wait . . .
Monday, March 12, 2012      4 comments

So I turned 42 over the weekend. Having been training for three weeks for a 5K, I saw on the website that one coincided with my birthday weekend. I signed up for my wife and myself. Back in 2010, we ran a 5K in just under 36 minu... Read more
Eat less, exercise more
Friday, March 09, 2012      7 comments

I read a GREAT article this morning about obesogens. What is that? You'll have to read the article.
exercise-more Have a great weekend. Any t... Read more
Fitness thoughts
Thursday, March 08, 2012      6 comments

I am falling back into a routine of fitness. Pretty cool. Monday: Strength training (upper body) Tuesday: Cardio (run) Wednesday: ST (core) Thursday: Run Friday: ST (lower body) Saturday: Run Sunday: Rest Last night, it was... Read more
Old photos
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      5 comments

So I did it to myself again. I let myself take a stroll down memory lane via Facebook. I have been here before. And man, does it suck. Someone will post old photos and I feel compelled to check them out. I mean pictures from my youth, grade... Read more
Pushups, lunges, and squats
Friday, March 02, 2012      9 comments

I have a love/hate relationship with these three exercises. I love the results from them over time. They cost nothing (no gym to join) and you can do them just about anywhere. Sometimes, I hate them because each one requires effort and... Read more
Thursday, March 01, 2012      4 comments

There is so much more to a healthy journey than counting calories or measuring this or that. To be honest, it calls for a psychological "gut check" as well. You or I could be at our ideal weight and body composition AND still have our hangups or... Read more
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      8 comments

So I have about 4-5 pairs of jeans from when I lost weight before. I have held off buying too many pairs because I was expecting to lose again. Well, today I fit into one of the smaller pairs of jeans. Perhaps it they are bit . . . snug, b... Read more
My power foods
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      5 comments

These are my power foods that I count on for success. In no particular order: 1) Ground turkey and chicken 2) Garlic (for my heart but not my breath) 3) Onions 4) Tomatoes 5) Lettuce (all varieties) 6) Mushrooms 7) Egg bea... Read more
What a difference a day makes
Monday, February 27, 2012      2 comments

Funny but true . . . My attitude is so much better this morning. Thanks for all the concern, everyone.... Read more
Staying positive?
Sunday, February 26, 2012      3 comments

I recently joined a Positive Sparkteam because I wanted to try and change my outlook regarding well, everything. I had read that being positive is actually a good thing for heart health. It seems to me that this would be true in two contexts. Th... Read more
Friday, February 24, 2012      4 comments

It is the end of one work week and the start of my big internship shift. It's been cold here but yesterday it let up a little bit so I ran at the end of the day before dinner. My lovely wife made some Tex-Mex and rice. I think I can ju... Read more

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