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I believe I can fly (video blog)
Monday, August 23, 2010      18 comments

This weekend I went to Ohiopyle State Park with some friends and paddled the Lower Youghiogheny river in Pennyslvania. This weekend for the first time the Park has begun... Read more
Belated Weekend Update
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      11 comments

Well, after that depressing "struggling" blog, I guess I should mention that things have perked up. I'm back under 170 and holding pretty strong. Would like to get back under 160, and if I'm consistent I know I'll get there. Some of the d... Read more
Back in the saddle - riding 100 miles for the Southern Tier AIDS Program next month
Monday, August 16, 2010      6 comments

One of the things I wanted to do after losing 180 lbs was to ride a century again. The one I selected is the AIDS Ride for Life. It'll be held next month and circumnavigates Cayuga Lake. www.aidsrideforlife.org I create... Read more
Still Struggling
Thursday, August 12, 2010      19 comments

GEE-KNEE asked how I'm doing and commented that it seems like all the "big weight losers" have had a rough time lately. I wrote an answer in mail, and then thought it might be worth posting my reply as a blog entry. So here it is. -------... Read more
A dose of reality in an unreal world
Thursday, August 05, 2010      9 comments

I find it hard sometimes being altogether too human while sustaining a nearly superhuman weight loss. Yes, I did it. Yes, I'm trying to balance keeping the weight off while exploring my world as a smaller, fitter person. No, it isn't easy. ... Read more
Good news, bad news.
Sunday, July 11, 2010      26 comments

Mile 46. 10 left to go. The good news is that I went the whole distance (1.2 miles open water swim, 56 miles on bike). The bad news is that I missed the bike cours... Read more
1.2 miles of swimming, followed by 56 miles on a bike...
Saturday, July 10, 2010      6 comments

Today my childhood friend Judy raced in the mini-Musselman (sprint) triathlon (2:05:25). She flew out here from CA with her kids just to do this race with me. w... Read more
19 Waterways
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      11 comments

Well. As of this past Saturday evening I have now paddled 19 different rivers/creeks. The most recent were the Hudson river www.americanwhitewater.o
rg... Read more
I don't have to choose.
Friday, June 25, 2010      27 comments

This was originally written as a response to one of GEE-KNEE's blog posts www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=3359587 But I've thought about it since I wrote it, and finally decided it... Read more
Where I do it - in the basement!
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      11 comments

TIREDOFWORKING posted pictures of his workout room at home. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=3340608 DANSTOUT did too. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individ... Read more
Back to Basics
Monday, June 14, 2010      14 comments

My weight graph on physicsdiet.com has been showing an alarming trend that I've been trying to change this past week: www.physicsdiet.com/Char
t.ashx?t=WeightLos... Read more
Why oh why can't we have an evidence-based maintenance program somewhere?
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      15 comments

More about this topic over at Secondhelpingonline.com www.secondhelpingonline.
com/?p=2449 Feel free to post comments over there...... Read more
Ten Waterways
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      7 comments

In my creek boat, coming up from a roll Just got back from a weekend in PA where I paddled three more rivers. This brings the grand total paddled in the past 6-7 weeks ... Read more
Boat time translates into boating improvement
Monday, May 17, 2010      10 comments

A friend remarked this weekend that I've improved ridiculously fast in my kayaking skills since the last time he'd seen me practice my rolling in a pool in early March. He said it was due to spending so much time in the boat(s). I was refl... Read more
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      15 comments

I've been paddling a lot lately, both flat and white water. But yesterday I got to try something new - qajaasaarneq - Inuit rope gymnastics designed to keep kayak hunters in shape during the off season. These exercises are supposed to be t... Read more

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