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I lost my mom unexpectedly a few months ago and that event threw me into a tailspin that saw me withdraw from everything.
However, today is the first day of a new month, her birthday month actually (she was Feb 25).

We are just back from a wonderful family trip to Walt Disney World where my wife, son and I celebrated our one year anniversary as a forever family and his 8th birthday. I've started my last undergrad class and hope to graduate from college in May. I've applied to grad school and am waiting to hear on that.

In the meantime, its time to get back on track. That means back on the treadmill and back to logging food - particularly logging food. So Sparkers! Here I am, in all my fallible humanity. I'm not giving up or giving in.

Thanks for stopping by and for reading.

Member Since: 2/29/2016

Fitness Minutes: 12,601

My Goals:
Initially I wanted to be healthy for the Jan, 2017 trip with my wife and son to Disney. Well, that has come and gone and went amazingly well. So time for a new goal - I want to be able to do a running 5k by February, 2018. I have already told my wife that what I want for a college grad gift is an entry into the runDisney Princess event in Feb, 2018. I walk 5ks now. I want to move through them faster though.

My Program:
My program is still eat better and move more. I discovered virtual races last year and now belong to five virtual running clubs. For my entry fee, I get a regular goal and a finishers medal. For example, today I am halfway through my 7K event for my Whovian Running Club. Motitivation can be elusive for me sometimes so having a tangible result is nice. And these particular groups have active Facebook communities and are very supportive. The more support the better right?

Personal Information:
I'm from Maine. Have a great wife and wonderful son. That stuff hasn't changed. Our rescued pup is now 17 months old and we have a crazy, 7 month old rescue kitten who loves him. I am still a college student, but now am one class from graduating and them hopefully off to grad school in September. I've also fallen in love with trail biking. I won't call it mountain biking because I don't climb mountains....but it is definitely trail riding and it is fabulous!

Other Information:
I love Walt Disney World and so much more. I am an avid reader, my favorite book bring "The Count of Monte Cristo".

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