CK-DUBYA's Blogs

Square One
Monday, April 28, 2014      10 comments

I've spent the last few months discouraged and embarrassed. emoticon It has been increasing apparent how important... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Journey to a Half Marathon
Monday, November 12, 2012      82 comments

About a week ago I completed a half marathon. This was a big achievement for me. I have learned so much about me and life through the preparation and the actual running of this race. I’m using this space to document my reflections of my journey.... Read more
Are You Yellow?
Friday, March 16, 2012      8 comments

Recently, there was a study published in the Public Library of Science One (PLoS ONE) that examined the effects of eating fruits and vegetables on skin color. The researchers ran a couple of tests to see if skin color changed based on the amount... Read more
Who am I?
Thursday, March 08, 2012      32 comments

My name is Chad and I live in a very rural area of Utah. Although we don’t have any livestock, we are surrounded by fields and pastures. Our house is about 15 minutes walking distance from BLM land and mountains. One of my favorite stress reliev... Read more
Stinkin’ Devil on My Shoulder!
Friday, February 10, 2012      14 comments

The last few weeks have been kind of blah for me on the weight loss front. First it was a couple of no loss weeks. Then when I stuck to my plan like glue, watching my intake and pushing hard on my workouts, I was convinced that I would see a gre... Read more
Am I a prude?
Monday, January 30, 2012      24 comments

Okay so maybe using the word “prude” is indication in itself, but here are a few practices at the gym that annoy me and I need to know if others feel this way or if I should lighten up. The first one really isn’t an annoyance; I just find i... Read more
Raise Your Hand if You are a Healthy Eater
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      14 comments

So, just a quick story that happened today at lunch. Several of us in my department happened to take our lunch at the same time today. We sat down and small talk ended up discussing what each other was eating. Someone remarked, "Chad has to be t... Read more
Healthy Plan B's
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      8 comments

So I had a busy day today and thought that I planned well, but even "the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry." I packed a breakfast and lunch and headed out the door to the gym. Unfortunately, I realized when I got to work that my pack... Read more