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Sunday, December 29, 2013      4 comments

Anyone have a cure for this? Every winter it is the same. Energy is at an all time low. I was easily doing an hour a day most days of exercise from March through October. Now I can barely do an hour or two a week...... Read more
Good shoes for running
Sunday, September 15, 2013      2 comments

Heading south for vacation this week and plan to buy some new shoes specifically for running. I'm hearing Saucony is the way to go. Any runners out there that can weigh in? My current sneakers are not supportive enough to enable me to continue t... Read more
Shin Splint
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      3 comments

The 10k will have to wait. Shin splint after two runs. I need new shoes and will pick some up on vacation next week. Will commence training after I get shoes and all signs of a problem are gone. However my walking continues. We did 14km today!!!... Read more
10k Here I come!
Friday, September 06, 2013      3 comments

Found an app called 10K for pink which is a 14 week training course to run a 10k race. Ran my first training session tonight and love the app. I'll be entering a 5 or 10k run on October 13th. Haven't decided which yet but will continue and finis... Read more
So close and yet so far...
Thursday, September 05, 2013      2 comments

Seems I've hit another plateau which is completely normal for me so busting into the teens will have to wait. On a positive I've decided to enter a 10km run. My very first one on October 13th. My time will be slow but I have started training and... Read more
So close I can taste it!!!
Monday, September 02, 2013      2 comments

This morning I weighed in at 220.6! That won't mean much to most of you but on March 1st of this year I weighed 264lbs. To be so close to being below 220 is amazing and I've learned to see weight loss like the growth of my children. Each day the... Read more
Meeting nutrition goals
Friday, August 30, 2013      2 comments

For the first time ever I met all my nutrition goals as defined by the nutrition tracker. Folate is always the one I'm short on and often protein. anyone else have an issue meeting their folate requirements?... Read more
Plateau Buster
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      2 comments

In June/July I hit a plateau that lasted for a month and my wife suggested I join her for a few days of juicing. I did and the plateau was busted. The past 2 weeks I have been stuck again and decide to juice for 4 days to see if I could get past... Read more
Juice Fest!
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      0 comments

Busted through my prolonged plateau with a juice fest. 2 days done, almost 3. One more to go (if I stop) :) Now in the low 220's :) Less than 15 lbs from my goal! Officially lost over 40 lbs and about almost 15% body fat! Life is good! Keep on ... Read more
Going forward in faith!
Thursday, August 22, 2013      0 comments

Feels like I'm losing steam and I don't like it. Trusting the same God who brought me this far will keep me going! Would love to hear from someone who has fought this battle in His strength.... Read more
Monday, August 19, 2013      0 comments

I'm on the 15 yard line and totally plateaued and at first it annoyed me but I've come to the place that I'm ok with it. I'm living well and eating well and healthy by every measure but the scale. I'm just going to continue living this way and i... Read more
I hated walking...
Friday, August 02, 2013      3 comments

When I started this journey 4 months ago I hated walking and rarely got any meaningful exercise. I knew my sedentary lifestyle was killing me and my schedule didn't allow for group sports which is what I would prefer so I just started walking. S... Read more
Saturday, June 29, 2013      3 comments

This is my first blog after being on here about 3 months. My journey to better health started on March 1st at 263.3 lbs. This morning I weigh 236.0 lbs. I'm down one third in body fat% from over 30% to 21.0% However this has been from the b... Read more