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Turning 60.....
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      8 comments

On January 24th I was blessed to turn 60. I had a fabulous birthday party which everyone dressed up. Even though I know I am 60, to me it is just a number. People are shocked when I tell them my age. The only signals time is catching u... Read more
Sunday, July 25, 2010      12 comments

Just got through with my batch cooking for the week. I love the ideal of batch cooking because I usually do not get home from work and the gym until around 7:30 p.m. and I am starving by that time. I usually do my batch cooking on Sundays. ... Read more
The Power of Carb Cycling...
Sunday, July 25, 2010      4 comments

Four weeks ago, I decide I was going to get back into the gym and start eating more healthy. I had taken six months off since my last figure competition in December 2009 from exercising and somewhat eating healthy. In those six months I had pu... Read more
Body Age.......
Friday, July 16, 2010      8 comments

A few weeks ago, I joined another gym. Yes, I have two gym memberships, for the next seven months. But the new gym I joined is fantastic. One of the benefits of the gym is that they do a 90 minute Polar body exam which provides you with y... Read more
It feels good to be back......
Monday, July 05, 2010      4 comments

2009, at the age of 55, I went on a quest to transform my body. I also decided to compete in a figure competition. I think I was successful in completing both tasks. I transformed my body composition and I competed in not one but two competit... Read more
Yearly Physical......
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      16 comments

Today I had my yearly physical. My previous doctor retired so the doctor I saw today was new. I think I am really going to like her. She really provided me with a great examination and made some recommendations based on my age. When she ... Read more
First day back at the gym.....
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      5 comments

Tuesday was my first day back at the gym and I am feeling it today. After my competition in December I took five weeks off from going to the gym and my body really needed it. I decided that for the next couple of months I am only going to ... Read more
Vacation is over.....
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

Ok, the vacation is over. It has ben five weeks since my last competition and I have not seen a gym at all. This week I will start a three day strength/cardio program at the gym. I may, and it is a big MAYBE compete a gain this year and... Read more
Sunday, December 06, 2009      9 comments

To break the suspense I took 3rd in the Masters 50+ and 4th in the Masters 45+ - Yes I have two "BEAUTIFUL TROPHIES" which I will display proudly in my house which attest to my fitness level at that time in my life. Yes, I will have a shrine of... Read more
Wish me luck......
Saturday, December 05, 2009      5 comments

Saturday is my big day. YEAH!!!! Friday went non-stop from the moment I got up. 1. Went to the gym and did 30 minutes in the sauna - 7 minutes in, three minute out, until the 30 minutes was up. 2. Hair appointment - beautician... Read more
A Tale of Two Comps
Sunday, November 29, 2009      3 comments

It has been almost six months since my first competition. The main thing I can say about the first competition was that it was an experience and not always a fun or great experience. My body and mind was put through such a great transformation... Read more
2 Wks Before Comp - w/Pictures
Sunday, November 22, 2009      6 comments

It is now a little under two weeks before my 2nd competition. There still has not been much change in the weight loss area but I am still leaning out. Progress Pictures: 1ST PICTURE - 11/1/09 - 2ND PICTURE - 11/22/09 - 2 weeks left b... Read more
Three weeks out from 2nd competition
Saturday, November 14, 2009      2 comments

I am officially three weeks from my next competition. Finally, I am starting to see a drop in the weight department. I lost 2 1/2 pounds this week, which is really great. I now weigh three pounds more than I did when I competed last time. I ... Read more
Sunday, November 08, 2009      5 comments

On Saturday, I was four weeks from my 2nd competition. I had my body fat taken by the trainer who took the other two and I am currently at 13.55% body fat. I went from 17.85 to 13.55 in a little under two months. Hopefully at this rate I can... Read more
5Wks from 2nd Comp.-w/pictures.....
Sunday, November 01, 2009      4 comments

OK it is five weeks out from my 2nd competition. The stats are as follows: Weight loss - scale - zero - not freaking too much happening here BUT it is suppose to be "THE LOOK" but I do want to lose weight...At least five pounds - Hop... Read more

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