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Saturday, March 07, 2015      2 comments

Week 5 of the couch to 5k done. 20 minute run today and did really good with pace and consistancy. Mental game is building strong also. Overall really happy with the progress and how I am feeling. Have a great week... Read more
Week 4...
Sunday, March 01, 2015      3 comments

Finished week 4 yesterday of the couch to 5k. Next Saturday will be a 20 minute run. So far everything is going well, weight continues to go down and body is feeling good with the running. Have a good week... Read more
Week 3 in the books
Saturday, February 21, 2015      2 comments

Well 3 weeks down on the 9 week couch to 5k and all that old running joy is coming back. Cardio recovery is getting better with each run and run endurance getting better also. I have a plan for a 5k in june, did it last year so have a time to be... Read more
week 2 done
Saturday, February 14, 2015      4 comments

Finished week 2 of the couch to 5k today. Realized something on the runs, my mental toughness from p90x, insanity and all the long runs I have done in the past has just been dormant. I can feel that old coming back strong. Cardio recover... Read more
Invisible flatland hills...
Saturday, February 07, 2015      4 comments

Thats what I call hard head winds and thats what I had at the start this morning 20-25mph sustained. Got the run in and first week is in the books. Legs were not sore today and sickness is all but gone YAY!!! Overall this has been a good week.... Read more
Were did those muscles come from???
Thursday, February 05, 2015      2 comments

All those sore ones that is. I guess I had just conviently forgotten how sore you get when you restart. I suppose that is a good thing otherwise you probably wouldn't start at all. Once you are sore you just have to keep going. Did my 2nd r... Read more
7 Years Later
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      4 comments

So today marks just shy of 7 years when I started running using the couch to 5k program and also marks day 1 of starting the program again. Over the last few years I have started running and stalled for various reasons. Sometimes those reasons w... Read more
Spirit of The Marathon
Thursday, January 19, 2012      1 comments

That was the title of the documentary I just watched on net flix. They followed several people through their training for and running of the 2005 Chicago marathon. I actually felt the emotions as they fought through the pain and when they crosse... Read more
All Those Workouts
Thursday, January 12, 2012      0 comments

I was up early this morning and had to wait an hour before I could go to the Bear for coffee. I was looking through the program guide and started watching all the infomercials for different workouts. The funny things is they all claimed to have ... Read more
4 Years
Sunday, January 08, 2012      2 comments

Today marks my 4 year sparkaversary. Hard to believe that 4 years ago today I said enough is enough and after watching a weight loss special on tv and the segment about SP I joined. Even more amazing is the fact that I am still here. Oh I h... Read more
It's Just 10 Minutes
Friday, January 06, 2012      2 comments

Thats what I told myself yesterday when I was done with my run. Let me back up a little. I told my DW that what I wanted for my BD was the 10 minute trainer videos by Tony Horton (you know the P90X guy) so thats what I got. Well when I got ... Read more
Miles and Milestones
Thursday, December 08, 2011      0 comments

So I have been running 4 days a week, Mon, Wed, Thur and Sat. This week I decided that it was time to ramp it up a little and ran 3 consecutive days, Tue, Wed, Thur and I will run again on Sat. I logged 13.03 miles in the last 3 days and am not ... Read more
The Truth, The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth
Monday, November 28, 2011      2 comments

No I am not swearing in just cleaning house. As many of you know I hit my weight goal in Sept of 08, ran a marathon in Dec of 09, but what have I done since then? Well I had a whole bunch of life crap that came up that somehow in my fe... Read more
Weigh in and a run
Friday, May 06, 2011      4 comments

Well the weigh in today was pretty good. I had been sick earlier in the week and not able to do much so figured my weight would be around last weeks... wrong! Stepped on the scale this morning and it was... 224.6 down 3.2 pounds this week HOLY C... Read more
Well That Sucked
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      3 comments

I woke up Monday morning with a really stuffy head and slightly sore throat and thought great so now I have allergies? Wrong the longer the day went at work the worse I felt achy body and all I lasted half the day and went home and laid on the c... Read more

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