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not bad for a monday
7/1/2014 12:28:19 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I met my goal on steps today. lost 4 pounds this week in the weight loss jouney at work....  Read more


Some of my thoughts about motivation
6/30/2014 10:07:07 PM,  5 COMMENTS

In this video I talk about some of my current thoughts about motivation. For motivation my goal board now says, "I want to do what I enjoy" and "I wa...  Read more


Here I Am
6/30/2014 1:13:40 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Yep, back to work on me! I still cannot get it through my thick skull, that I do this for ME, and feel so much better when I do. So far it has be...  Read more


My running evolution...
6/30/2014 10:17:40 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I recently commented about a friend's post on FB where she stated "Running sucks!". To put this post into perspective, she is preparing to run in her...  Read more


Great coaching moment -She finished her first 5k :)
6/30/2014 8:27:47 AM,  37 COMMENTS

This weekend was a proud moment for me as a coach. To give you a little background, I have been coaching a woman at my gym and encouraging her to fini...  Read more


A very good weekend
6/29/2014 11:43:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I have had a very good weekend. Yesterday gave blood and went to Bass pro shop. Today I bought a new pair of shoes. Martha smoked pork chops, musta...  Read more


Another step forward
6/29/2014 12:33:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I was able to give blood today. That was a big step in my total recovery....  Read more


Do You Know Your Enemy?
6/28/2014 5:38:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

"We have met the enemy and he is us." Pogo the 'possum. Often the effort to change to a healthy lifestyle can seem like a battle. Every day there...  Read more


not one of my best days
6/26/2014 11:42:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Didn't have a very good day today. Slept until 11 and did absolutely nothing. Just not motivated...  Read more


6/26/2014 10:57:05 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Well this is just a normal weekly blog. Nothing really noteworthy to talk about. My weight loss is still in a plateau. I think I know what might be...  Read more


Bike tour in Slovenia (pictures) - burn calories like a train...
6/26/2014 5:34:52 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Last weekend we had a 4 day holiday in Austria, and we visited a friend in Prevalje, Slovenia, near the Drava river. We had been there last year with...  Read more


Daily Motivation
6/24/2014 12:26:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

"Success is a three-step journey: Planning, execution and bridging the gap between them." Have a blessed workout!...  Read more


50 pounds and counting
6/24/2014 9:01:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Have had to buy new clothes, health and energy level have greatly improved, blood pressure and cholesterol and triglycerides all in healthy levels. I...  Read more


Bike Ride Back to the Past
6/24/2014 12:42:43 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Part 1: A Little History On January 29th I had reconstructive ankle surgery that took a lot out of me. I was in a cast for 6 weeks, which seeme...  Read more


Daily Motivation
6/23/2014 1:30:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

"Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. " Have a blessed workout!...  Read more


Thirty pushups on four medicine balls
6/21/2014 3:33:01 PM,  9 COMMENTS

This is my first time doing a video, so I decided to show you an exercise I learned from P90X2. It didn't occur to me while I was recording, but that...  Read more


Excited, Anxious and Loving It
6/20/2014 10:25:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I really have no idea how to do this blog thing so bare with me if I ramble. Today my P90X3 partners and I went to Six Flags Over Georgia to celebrate...  Read more


One year a amp
6/20/2014 1:50:29 PM,  5 COMMENTS

1 year ago today, after fighting a blood and bone infection, my right leg was amputated just before the knee. I am really having problem with that to...  Read more


Summer is here!
6/20/2014 10:38:24 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Remember a few months ago when we were talking about the long cold winter, and how we couldn't wait for summer. I want the cold back! Whaaa! Yes it...  Read more


Not a very produtive day.
6/18/2014 5:13:32 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Not doing very much today. I did get the oil change on Marthas car....  Read more


Daily Motivation
6/18/2014 12:22:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was just wondering how skinny Id be if I had to pedal to keep the computer on? Have a blessed workout!...  Read more


A year later
6/18/2014 12:57:07 AM,  6 COMMENTS

A year ago right now I was in the hospital with a blood pressure 40 over 20. 3 days later I had my leg amputated below the knee. I have come along w...  Read more


Lose 100 pounds and people notice....
6/17/2014 4:49:04 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I have been on this weight loss journey in earnest since last July 15. I have been losing weight all along, and none of my co-workers had said anythi...  Read more


"If we screw it up, start over" - Lee Iacocca
6/17/2014 9:01:49 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So... how's it going? Long time, no see. So a lot has been happening since last I checked in (you know, May 2010...). I got in a fitness & we...  Read more


Adventurous run on Saturday
6/16/2014 11:27:24 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Last Saturday I easily had my most adventurous run EVER! My training schedule stated I needed to do a 6 mile long run, which I was more than co...  Read more


A Wonderful Fathers Day
6/16/2014 2:36:01 AM,  33 COMMENTS

I got quite the surprise in my lunch today. I am on midnight shift this week and predictably, I felt myself starting to sink into a slump. It h...  Read more


struggling for consistency
6/14/2014 11:13:20 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We have been prepping to go back to the States for a 6 month furlough. The disruption to my schedule and my stress/boredom have not helped. I have s...  Read more


Rehab, Run, Ride, Lift and Track - Sounds Easy
6/14/2014 1:16:44 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Part 1: Fighting to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape I know exactly the time and date that I was last in great shape. On August 19th 2011 at 12...  Read more


My moday
6/14/2014 12:50:13 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is been a good day for a Monday. Didn't do much but had a good day at work....  Read more


What a difference a year makes....
6/13/2014 2:35:35 PM,  17 COMMENTS

When I reflect on where I was a year ago and where I am today, I amaze myself. I would have never thought it possible to make such a major transforma...  Read more


Busy weekend ahead!
6/13/2014 10:28:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Lots going on this weekend, so had to get started on the normal weekend chores ahead of schedule (cleaning, groceries, etc). Right out of the box tom...  Read more


A good week
6/12/2014 12:50:03 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have had very good week so far. I went to my leg guy today and got measured for my new leg. It will be good to have a leg that actually fits....  Read more


Update for my friends...
6/11/2014 1:20:10 PM,  35 COMMENTS

I have been really, really busy over the last month so here is a quick summary before I go to night shift... 1) What started out as a local idea...  Read more


Three months in...
6/10/2014 10:55:35 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Well yesterday I had my 3 month post-op visit with the Nutritionist and my surgeon. They were both pleased with my results and how good I feel and lo...  Read more


Return of the MAC - Week #7 Review
6/9/2014 4:49:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Good afternoon everyone! It was definitely my intention to turn this into a daily blog again, but I was super busy all last week so that didn't work o...  Read more


It's been awhile, but I'm still here
6/8/2014 10:29:58 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I keep promising myself I am going to be a regular blogger. I'm glad this isn't my job and I don't have deadlines. 211 Where do I begin? I real...  Read more


Daily Motivation
6/6/2014 1:18:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

"My friend was wondering today why brain cells die, skin cells die, your hair follicle die, but fat cells live FOREVER?" Time for a v...  Read more


Always glad to be back home
6/5/2014 9:50:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We had a great time in New Orleans! The food, the drink, the sights, the people! Ready to go back another time! But always good to get back hom...  Read more


Daily Motivation
6/5/2014 3:07:47 PM,  0 COMMENTS

"You are brave; just sometimes, you don't know it. Be proud of who you are and how you handle situations." Have a blessed workout!...  Read more


Still Figuring things out - Day 2
6/5/2014 8:53:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday went ok. I ate well. I went to the gym and had a nice long workout. Dinner was good. I figured out that if I went to bed at 11pm, i woul...  Read more


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