I have over 100 pounds to lose—I know this. This is not a mystery. Ever since I dropped dead last year, I’ve been nervous about working out. In turn, I’m now the heaviest I’ve ever been—and I’m not happy. You can read my other blogs, where I... Read more
I’ve always been a fan of video games and technology. Anything that would marry the two would be icing on the cake. Starting out on the NES, I would hook up every accessory available, from Broderbund’s U-Force controller to the Miracle Piano T... Read more
I’m looking at my SparkPeople life and thinking that I need to improve a few things. I would like to join more groups so that my blogs and updates have more exposure. More exposure is always a good thing. That means I’ll get more support and ... Read more
I'm starting to use blogger to blog...it just seems easier to blog there and add pictures, links, make it purdy and all.
I'll endeavor to keep posting links here and giving you all a special 'exclusive' preview of what to find in the blog... Read more
Some of you may tire of me talking about it, but this is something that I live with everyday. My thought pattern has changed, whether I like it or not. Many wonder, "why am I here?" or "what is my destiny?" I can say that these questions h... Read more
Last year I felt I was reaching my stride. With the help of SparkPeople.com, I was able to lose 40 pounds, exercise without tiring, and even ran my first 5k in nearly 20 years. On February 19, 2011, I was to start a new trend. Since then I hav... Read more
Last week was pretty amazing. The American Heart Association set up a ceremony to honor the heroes that saved my life. My parents drove back in from Ohio to be there and meet them as well. They were there when I died, so it was a nice closure... Read more
Last month, about this time, I was waking up from a coma and feeling like a train hit me. Today, I’m back at work and took a nice walk during lunch. I would consider this remarkable progress. The best part, I don’t think this would be possibl... Read more
February 19, 2011 will be marked as the day that changed my life. That is the day I had a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Usually on Saturday afternoons, I am home alone watching the kids while my wife is at work. If that was the case, I would be dead... Read more
Somehow I managed to get a weight loss between Wednesday and today. Did I eat a lot yesterday? Yes! So, how did I do it? Well, for starters, I kept up with my usual morning routine of working out. I do this at home, via the Xbox, and makes ... Read more
Remember that excitement you had when you first started this program? You felt like you could conquer anything and do anything? That was me, when I was on my third start with Spark People. Wow, I was burning those calories, online all the tim... Read more
Hi Everyone! As we get near the holidays, I hope everyone has something they are looking forward to. Maybe some time with family or friends. Maybe a special trip. Maybe just some time to relax and be cozy.
For those that have been fo... Read more
First off, sorry for for the delay in posting this. I was waiting to get a picture of me gracefully running, with a smile on my face and wind blowing in my hair. What I ended up getting was a picture of me, looking like I was straining and two... Read more
Ok, so today I weight myself and I’m up a bit. The Wii Fit has all kinds of helpful pokes as me. First, it asks why I gained. Then, it says I might be eating more because it is cold out. Hmmmm…could be that I’m surrounded by chocolate and I ... Read more