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Bike tires and Thai food
Friday, March 05, 2010      12 comments

Here's how it went down last night. (Bad thought): I should go get some spicy Thai food, full of cream, to sit in my belly like a lead ball. (Good thought): Yeah but I should ride my bike up there. It's almost 40 degrees out, practi... Read more
One Year Sparkversary
Thursday, March 04, 2010      18 comments

Hey all! It's my 1-year Sparkversary! I've made important changes in my life. I've seen results. I feel a lot better. I've met awesome people. I'm 27lbs down from last year at this time. My 'best' was 39lbs down. Th... Read more
Drive-by update: Dancing, Pushups, Obituaries, and Animation
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      9 comments

Ready... GO! Daddy Daughter Dance: My kid didn't want to dance with me at all! She was more interested in teh chocolate fountain. Pushups: I'm on Week 2, and going strong. I did a couple of the workouts more than once, so really ... Read more
Yeah, that BK Veggie Burger.
Thursday, February 25, 2010      17 comments

Mmm, doesn't that look delicious? At the request of MOTIV8U, here is the EXCITING TALE of the BK Veggie Burgerâ„¢. Let me tell you about my co-worker, Rajeev. Great ... Read more
A box.
Saturday, February 20, 2010      12 comments

Know what this is? Sure! A to-go box. What's unique about it? Nothing, really. Except that I never use them. I always eat whatever is presented to me at a restauran... Read more
Calorie Lecture
Saturday, February 06, 2010      7 comments

Hey all. Ever get any of the lectures at the Teaching Company? Good stuff. They sent me a link to a vid about Calories. Interesting if you have the time.
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100 Pushups
Thursday, February 04, 2010      14 comments

Today I started the 100 pushups plan. I bet I can do 100 pushups with some practice. I think the most I ever did was 18 or so. Today, I did 7 to start, and then another 24 with breaks. No biggie. Felt pretty good. One of my SP goals wa... Read more
Maybe I'm an addict.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      9 comments

* Crime update * So the thief sold my wedding band. A ring passed down to me from my late uncle. I wore it when I got married. My wife secretly had a very loving inscription placed inside the band before our wedding day. There was some ... Read more
Crime Update
Monday, January 25, 2010      10 comments

Wow, a lot happens in a day or two. It's been emotional around here, that's for sure. The night of the break-in, sleep was tough. I didn't feel comfortable enough to even undress. I slept fully clothed with the lights on. Barely slept, ... Read more
Someone broke into my house tonight.
Sunday, January 24, 2010      18 comments

Everyone's ok. They didn't take very much. But I feel so violated and yucky. Took my daughter out tonight to see some "rassling" with my brother. And when we got back and opened the door, I noticed the back door glass was taped over a... Read more
C25K Workout #2
Thursday, January 21, 2010      4 comments

Yeah, scratch of C25K Workout #2. I found that I caught my breath a lot faster, and my legs didn't scream as much. But it feels like I could get shin splints real easy. And really, my body feels so HEAVY as it bounces along. Like a gia... Read more
PALM Application Approved!
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      6 comments

Toot! My application for the PALM bike ride in June as been approved! I was pretty quick on the draw, I guess. They accept the first 700, and our reserved spots are #7 and #8! But, 419 spots were filled as of 1/19, so they are goin... Read more
C25K? Me?
Monday, January 18, 2010      6 comments

X98COLLEGEGIRL and LIASABURT58 have both challenged me to do a 5k. I've considered it, but I don't really have any interest in running. But my brother is a runner, and he got all excited when I started talking about it, so I figured I'd give ... Read more
Some terrible chicken jokes.
Monday, January 18, 2010      8 comments

Sometimes I'll pick up a joke book at a garage sale for a dime. You can never have enough corny jokes in your repertoire. However, most of these joke books are worth... a dime. Last night, my daughter discovered a book of chicken jokes fr... Read more
28 Degrees F is a cold bike ride.
Sunday, January 17, 2010      10 comments

I got in 15 miles today. First time in months. Felt good, but I'm sure I'll be feeling it tomorrow. Hope everyone had a good weekend!... Read more

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