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Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

As I'm watching the morning news, I hear that a Chinese gymnast from the 2000 summer Olympics was actually too young to compete as was suspected. That makes me see how often cheating occurs. If it happens at thee Olympics then where does it stop... Read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      3 comments

A great obstacle to happiness is expecting too much - Bernard de Fontanelle, French writer Understanding happiness Happiness is a state of mind, not a way of life or a destination that you'll reach one day. Bumps in the road of l... Read more
Saturday, February 20, 2010      1 comments

Being lazy and not taking responsibility are wastes of time. Often the power for change is within us, but without our efforts things would fail or go awry. You cannot rely on help from others, only what your own two hands accomplish on their own... Read more
My Dr. Oz appearance
Thursday, February 11, 2010      10 comments

Thanks to Grant of SP I was an invited guest for the Dr. Oz 100th episode celebration. There were 100 people who ha lost 100 lbs or more without any surgical procedures. It was quite an interesting experience. While I'm just a face in the crowd,... Read more
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

Just start getting things on track, then I get sick---stupid head cold---can't breathe stayed in bed all day Saturday---most of Sunday---then my dad ends up back in hospital---minor set back----so I haven't worked out in 6 days! I've not eaten m... Read more
Regaining my sanity
Monday, January 25, 2010      2 comments

a little at a was day one of my re-start. I had a great spin class and an outstanding lift today. It felt awesome to be back at the gym and block out all thoughts or cares...things are improving with my day, though he's still in the... Read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      12 comments

Well, I felt like I was going great, back to blogging regularly, on schedule with workouts and food was back in calorie range....then the tailspin dad had to have quadruple bypass surgery today, he's the main caregiver for my mom who i... Read more
Learning to love healthy food at any age
Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

You may have heard the phrase "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" and it is certainly true. Western culture stresses the importance of regular medical care almost as much as it does a healthy diet for children. But which do we t... Read more
Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

what makes an athlete? The desire and dedication to pursue a particular sport, day after day, week after week, month after month for the sheer enjoyment. It's more than muscle and heart. It's brainpower and guts. It's wanting it more. It's havin... Read more
Enjoy it all
Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. - Shira Tehrani Enjoying the marathon Life is like a marathon. We run and run, not knowing where (or how far) the finish ... Read more
Problem solving
Thursday, January 07, 2010      0 comments

A rock pile ceases being a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. - Unknown Author Being a creative problem solver Creatively approaching situations is an invaluable too... Read more
Time---managing it...
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. I certainly have come a long way from my days of putting everything off 'til the troops were better re... Read more
Being Enough
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

The fate of many has been changed by the actions of just one person who has grown tired of "how it's always been done" and instead turns and does something more positive. The world does not demand of you to give your entire life, but we can all ... Read more
And the new year gets off to a great start
Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

It's always a great feeling to have an excellent workout for the day completed. Although my knee is a bit swollen, I feel really good from having it completed. Using the HR monitor is really my biggest motivator to work hard in spin class, and f... Read more
Happy New Year!
Friday, January 01, 2010      2 comments

it is time to finally forgive yourself. You've carried the guilt, the shame for long enough. You've kept your wounds open for long enough. The time has to come to let go, to heal. Keep the lessons and let the pain heal. Yes, you know what we are... Read more

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