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Busy Busy
7/24/2014 11:03:41 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Egad the last couple of weeks have flown by. Lets see, after my successful step entry, I have yet to hit it again. At least I think so. I haven't link...  Read more

SUBVET688

My Fight - From Ashes to New
7/23/2014 6:34:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

How do you live when every finger's pointing in your face How do you give your heart to something only you embrace How do you put your mind to s...  Read more

MUDDHOSS

Another Yearly Blog
7/23/2014 12:06:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So here it is, almost a year later since my last blog post. I am heavier now, and just had my bloodwork done. Not good news for me. My triglycerid...  Read more

DAVIDTHEHARP

another day
7/21/2014 11:13:38 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I just can't seem to lose anymore weight. Actually I am gaining weight. It is becoming very depressing....  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

Daily Motivation
7/21/2014 5:08:19 PM,  1 COMMENTS

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." ~Roma...  Read more

TXHRT4U

Rain rain go away
7/21/2014 10:38:11 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I planned on starting my running this morning since it is every other day and Tuesday is ACLS class I decided to start today instead of yesterda...  Read more

BURNSBJ

Pawpaw's ring
7/20/2014 11:33:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

When I was a child my grandfather would sit me on his knee, show me his wedding ring and tell me that when I got married he would give it to me. Or if...  Read more

BURNSBJ

July 20
7/20/2014 10:09:40 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I hope everyone had a blessed day...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

bappy saturday
7/19/2014 10:24:17 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I wound on my foot has cleared up, so no more problems with that. This is my first weekend off since I went to work with William Sonoma. Have had a...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

Well Glad That is Over
7/19/2014 8:58:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I took my level 1 boards today. Here's to me passing! 104 I felt good going into lunch but the second 200 questions really beat me down. By the...  Read more

BURNSBJ

Great Wyoming (DE) Buffalo Stampede 10K Recap
7/19/2014 12:01:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

OK, to the important stuff: Ran a very respectable 1:02:06 today in my 2nd ever 10K race. My plan today was be in the 10 minute mile range for t...  Read more

PLMITCH

7/18/14
7/17/2014 11:29:28 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Life is challenging me this week. After taking Friday and Monday off, I have worked three 12 hours days, and have to work the weekend. I almost fell...  Read more

RHOOK20047

If you can't sleep, be productive!
7/17/2014 10:41:13 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well last night was interesting. After studying and getting some tutoring from my wife I was tired and went to bed. Only problem was by the time I had...  Read more

BURNSBJ

new problem
7/16/2014 11:39:48 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I have a new infection on my left foot. Hoping I won't lose that foot. I can't go thru that again....  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

If you're not trackin' you're slackin'
7/16/2014 9:20:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today makes 29 days of continuous tracking this time around. That is my best ever since my wife got me on here back in 2011. When I first started...  Read more

BURNSBJ

A blog about nothing?
7/16/2014 2:21:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

One of my quirks on SP is that I always like to finish the day with my points at either a 5 or a 0 (i.e..65, 70, 75, 80). Don't know why...guess that...  Read more

PLMITCH

Postponing the running
7/15/2014 5:54:47 PM,  0 COMMENTS

57 The other day I posted about starting to train for running but I had selected the wrong week and didn't start correctly. Today is the next da...  Read more

BURNSBJ

day 4 of 8
7/14/2014 11:12:42 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I started my new shift today I am enjoying being home in the evening with my wife. I am having to work a 8 day stretch, but looking forward to my fir...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

Rain Check
7/14/2014 9:16:42 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I was out for my walk this afternoon trying to get it in before the incoming rain. Unfortunately I didn't make it. I was able to run to a covered car...  Read more

BURNSBJ

Down 10!
7/13/2014 5:05:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

192 104 244 Very exciting, I am down 10 lbs from when I restarted SparkPeople almost a month ago. Technically tomorrow is my weigh in day bu...  Read more

BURNSBJ

New Goal for the Year
7/12/2014 4:19:26 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Skyping with my wife right now. We are setting up a new personal goal for ourselves. We've been trying to walk/run 20 miles per week. We did the math...  Read more

BURNSBJ

Five Miles This Morning
7/11/2014 10:18:35 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Well I upped the walking this morning and made it 5.17 miles. I got through an entire review CD and started back on the first one. It was a good walk....  Read more

BURNSBJ

I Have Some Answers on my Shoulder
7/10/2014 5:43:59 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Probably better than I expected, but not great nonetheless. When I dislocated my right shoulder in January in a cycling crash on Black Ice, thing...  Read more

ELYMWX

Random Observations
7/10/2014 4:43:56 PM,  5 COMMENTS

- Today was an interval speed training run day -- 16 quarter mile runs at a faster pace than I normally run, with a much needed 2 minute walk between...  Read more

PLMITCH

not very much activity this week
7/10/2014 12:44:08 AM,  7 COMMENTS

When I did the 5k last week I had a blister on my stump. So I haven't been able to do any long walks this week. It is healing so I should be ready t...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

7/9/14
7/9/2014 9:23:17 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Well this plateau is really startng to get me down! But I don't want to give in. I am having a lot of challenges. First, this week and last, my act...  Read more

RHOOK20047

Everything is Awesome!!!
7/9/2014 3:43:12 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Got home from work last night and took the boys and the pooch for a walk to the park. What a nice evening to be out! It has been pretty hot here in...  Read more

LUKEDADDY

Daily Motivation
7/8/2014 6:13:02 PM,  0 COMMENTS

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." Have a blessed workout!...  Read more

TXHRT4U

Of course you hurt, it's supposed to hurt. So keep pedalling!
7/7/2014 6:49:45 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Part 1: A Bicycle is a Unicycle with a Training Wheel When I was 14 years-old I decided I wanted to work on my balance. I bought a Schwinn unicy...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

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

BURNSBJ

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

BURNSBJ

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

STUDLEEJOE

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

RHOOK20047

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

PLMITCH

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

STUDLEEJOE

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

TXHRT4U

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

RHOOK20047

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

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

STUDLEEJOE

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 Iím the ruler, chocolate makes you lose weight and everything is 95...  Read more

TXHRT4U

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

SUBVET688

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