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Major Milestone

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

Today I completed my 365th daily one hour cardio workout in a row! Not easy to do considering I traveled over 100,000 miles including several trans-Atlantic trips, crazy trade show schedules, knee injuries, etc... I've missed 6 days since May of... Read more

Best 5 minutes of the day

Monday, August 09, 2010      2 comments

6:00pm Get home from work. [Thinking] I feel like taking a nap. Starbucks closes at 9pm so as long as I start getting dressed for the gym by 7:20 I can still get my post work-out latte. 6:20pm Get Dressed for gym [Thinking] OK, skip the nap ... Read more


Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

I hit some big ones in the last month. May 10th was my two year anniversary of my efforts to get fit/healthy. May 12th was my two year anniversary on Spark May 30t... Read more

Metabolic Syndrome

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      0 comments

It sounds like something you catch, but it isn't. It's a set of risk factors that indicate someone that is at serious risk of cardiac health problems. I had never heard... Read more

Big milestone this week

Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

I dropped below 180 lbs for the first time. This may be the least I've weighed since I was a teenager. From May 2008 - Jan 2009 I lost about 120 lbs pretty quickly. I never imagined that it would take me another year to get the next 10. ... Read more

Hey my building has stairs!

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      1 comments

OK, one of the funniest things that happened to me in 2009 was that I discovered that my building has a stairwell. I've lived in this condo for 8 years, on the 4th floor, an... Read more

2009 Recap

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      1 comments

2009 ended up being a pretty good year for keeping my exercise routine. I carried a pedometer for the entire year and ended up with 5 million steps (13,000 per day) for a t... Read more

30,000 Spark Minutes

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      6 comments

I passed 30,000 lifetime sparkamerica fitness minutes today. I started back in May of 2008. That puts me 3rd all time in Portland, way behind Amber512 and Sing4You57 (who are my h... Read more

10,000 Spark Points

Wednesday, October 07, 2009      4 comments

. I hit a milestone this morning, passing 10,000 spark points. I don't use Spark to log my food or strength training, so the points are slow going (a pox on you, darn spark wheel!... Read more

Update on Personal Training

Sunday, October 04, 2009      1 comments

VLVTGRRL totaly busted me that I blogged that I was going to try a fancy personal trainer, and didn't post a follow-up. I did do several sessions with a very well regarded... Read more

New fitness gadget finally shipping (FitBit)

Saturday, October 03, 2009      4 comments

I'm excited about a new Pedometer that started shipping this month called the fitbit ( ). I ordered one that should ship in November. I've... Read more

A difficult month

Saturday, September 19, 2009      0 comments

Life doesn't make it easy some times... I've been struggling to post because I haven't had great results as of late. I'm up about 10 lbs from my lowest weight (still down 120 lbs total!), but it's scary to see the scale moving in the wrong... Read more

World's Worst Blogger

Tuesday, April 28, 2009      1 comments

It's been way too long since I updated my blog. Thanks very much to old and new friends who dropped a comment to check up on me. Things have been mostly great, but I have been a bit frustrated which is probably one of the reason I have... Read more

Semi-Annual Blog

Saturday, March 07, 2009      2 comments

hmm... it's been over a month since my last blog. I've been in a pretty crushing slump. At one point I hit 182 lbs, but I've been hovering between 184-186 for over a month. 185 is a healthy weight for me and I really ought to be happy with i... Read more

Only a 22% chance this is me

Tuesday, January 20, 2009      6 comments

I went to the DMV to get a new drivers license last week. Mine is good for 2 more years, but it's falling apart, and frankly I wanted to get rid of the old picture/weight on it. Read more

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