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New Year; New Goals
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      2 comments

So, I know it is not January first, but today is my birthday. So, I have a new chapter to write and going to make it the best chapter I can. My Birthday Wish By Richard A. Baker What is a birthday? Except the day of birth. Here is what I say. ... Read more
Thursday, June 18, 2020      6 comments

So Sunday is Father’s Day and I have a fun weekend planned with my son! But, I made the comment to my wife about working out on Father’s Day and she seemed a little annoyed. It would only be 30 to 45 minutes, but I am so driven to keep getting b... Read more
My Poem About Running
Saturday, June 13, 2020      2 comments

The Run I slip on my running shoes, then my headphones. I have to find the pace to choose, and prepare myself down to the bone. There is nothing super fancy, about distance running. You just can't be a "Nancy", and give up when things are cha... Read more
All or Nothing. . . .
Saturday, June 13, 2020      1 comments

When my wife and I were dating, I would joke with her that I was an “ all or nothing,” person. She would always laugh and we would debate this. Over the 8 years we have been together since, she has realized that when it comes to diet and exer... Read more
Exercise is Like Education
Sunday, May 31, 2020      5 comments

So at one point in my life, as a personal trainer, I thought I was a teacher, helping to educate others. With all the things I have been through, I feel more like a student, but wanted to share this thought. . . . Our bodies in many wa... Read more
Good and Bad Day
Sunday, May 24, 2020      5 comments

So today my wife and I went to the beach. Hadn’t really planned on it, but spur of the moment we just wanted to get outdoors and see a beautiful sight! Surprisingly there were tons of people there as well, with the same thoughts. As I looked aro... Read more
Where I am and How I Got Here
Friday, May 22, 2020      10 comments

So I thought I would take a second a share a little about all I have been through and where I am at. I am bad about sharing this kind of stuff, because I know no matter how bad I feel I have things, someone else has worse and I fear people might... Read more