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"If I am only happy for myself, fewer chances for happiness.

Monday, July 06, 2015      4 comments

But If I am happy when good things happen to other people, billions of chances for happiness." The Dalai Lama... Read more

Time to Begin Anew!!

Monday, July 06, 2015      6 comments

I had been reading some men's fitness magazines lately. You know, the ones with the guys with the buff bods on the cover. Then, yesterday, I was leaning into the mirror with my shirt off, and saw my almighty girth in all of it's full color. I h... Read more

I thought hard about posting this one on a weight loss site.

Saturday, July 04, 2015      7 comments

But it seems to be the main format I have for writing my comments. I just think I have seen a lot of hatred spewed at people crossing the borders lately, or as many say, Illegal immigrants. I just wanted to state that if we had a pathway to cit... Read more

Just Lookin' for Kicks

Sunday, June 28, 2015      7 comments

Retired five years now. Spend my days doing my physical therapy exercises (just 20 minutes per day). Take care of shopping, medical appts, prescriptions etc for my wife and I. Keep her in drinks and snacks and meals all day. Me too. But other ... Read more

How do you find meaning in life?

Sunday, June 21, 2015      9 comments

I usually feel like I have things figured out. I retired five years ago to help take care of myself and my wife. We live under the same roof almost twenty four hours per day. I take care of a lot of both of our needs. She is also quite helpful... Read more

It's been over two weeks since I've posted.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      2 comments

Before my recent hospitalization for surgery, I was posting all the time. It seems that many issues were burning at me, and as I struggled through my thoughts, I would write them up in a challenging blog. It seems my blogs may have been meaning... Read more

It's been over two weeks since I've posted.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      6 comments

Before my recent hospitalization for surgery, I was posting all the time. It seems that many issues were burning at me, and as I struggled through my thoughts, I would write them up in a challenging blog. It seems my blogs may have been meaning... Read more

Something I've Been Working on.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015      10 comments

My dad died last year, and in August, at the area my dad lived, but at my brother's house, the family and a several friends will be getting together for a memorial, both for my dad and for my mom, who died about 15 years ago. It is described as... Read more

Feeling a little sad tonight.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      14 comments

My younger sister by two years has come down with pancreatic cancer. I actually knew about it a month ago, but tonight, the news is really sinking in. She is kind of a non-traditionalist, and believes in natural and homeopathic ways of healing... Read more

I've reached my limit on football!!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      6 comments

I have written here about some of my feelings about football since the later information has come out about concussions and traumatic brain injury. I just yesterday read a very moving piece in the NYTimes about a kid who came from a football ori... Read more

Some people dream about success. Other people wake up and work hard at it.

Sunday, April 26, 2015      9 comments

I have realized lately that I have been doing neither of those. So it's time to start dreamin'. And time to start workin'. I've got to go after my interests before life runs me out of steam (by getting too old to start). Or is there a too old ... Read more

2 lb gain in a week and a half. BLAAHHH!!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      8 comments

I've been home a week and a half from over two months of weight loss at a hospital and nursing homes. Now, with company in my house, there has been a lot of food around, and I have gained two lbs. I just read an article about motivation comin... Read more

Just realizing how much The Kitchen is My Medicine Cabinet.

Thursday, April 16, 2015      7 comments

I was recently out of commission for just over two months. In nursing homes and a hospital. I lost 21 pounds because all you could have were three moderate meals per day, plus some minimal snacks. Now that I'm home, I'm really aware of what I a... Read more

When I Started on the Spark...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      11 comments

I was 307 lbs. That was about two years ago. Now I am 42 lbs down at 265! When I read that today, it was very encouraging. Glenn... Read more


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