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Great Start for the day
7/7/2014 11:50:09 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Started the day with a 2 mile walk. I've been walking with my mother the past few weeks but she is up in Cleveland with my sister who just had her fir...  Read more


Happy to look at the scale
7/6/2014 4:24:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I weighed myself this morning and found I've lost another 4 lbs since last week! I was expecting about 2lbs loss to see I doubled my expectation was v...  Read more


new work schedule
7/6/2014 2:51:05 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I put in for earlier hours at work. My new shift will be 10:00am to 6:30pm with weekends off. These are the same hours my wife works....  Read more


Independence Day
7/4/2014 1:05:56 PM,  11 COMMENTS

ON JULY 4th REMEMBER - Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? 232 Five signers wer...  Read more


New Running Shoes
7/3/2014 10:30:20 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Monday evening I picked up a new pair of running shoes from a real running store! My 3rd pair of Brooks, and this time they were fitted properly! Al...  Read more


no more b/p meds
7/3/2014 6:14:32 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I went to the doctor on Tuesday, he took me off all of my blood pressure meds. Also my oral diabetes meds. I am still taking a very small amount of...  Read more


Daily Motivation
7/3/2014 4:31:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

"Spend at least some of your training time, and other parts of your day, concentrating on what you are doing in training and visualizing your success....  Read more


Independence Day Eve
7/3/2014 3:36:13 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Well another week has passed and another medical procedure is done. I had carpal tunnel surgery on my primary hand. This has been a challenge as my...  Read more


Baseball, hot dogs and apple pie
7/2/2014 5:20:15 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Looking forward to the 4th of July...  Read more


Daily Motivation
7/1/2014 7:14:21 PM,  1 COMMENTS

"What do I think about when I workout? Sometimes I fantasize about the world where Im the ruler, chocolate makes you lose weight and everything is 95...  Read more


Finally Hit My Step Goal
7/1/2014 2:23:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday I finally managed to hit the 6000 step goal I had set. My right foot is holding up, though it is feeling pretty tender. Not sure if I will b...  Read more


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


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