Major Milestone
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

Today I completed my 365th daily one hour cardio workout in a row! Not easy to do considering I traveled over 100,000 miles including several trans-Atlantic trips, crazy trade show schedules, knee injuries, etc... I've missed 6 days since May of... Read more
Best 5 minutes of the day
Monday, August 09, 2010      2 comments

6:00pm Get home from work. [Thinking] I feel like taking a nap. Starbucks closes at 9pm so as long as I start getting dressed for the gym by 7:20 I can still get my post work-out latte. 6:20pm Get Dressed for gym [Thinking] OK, skip the nap ... Read more
Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

I hit some big ones in the last month. May 10th was my two year anniversary of my efforts to get fit/healthy. May 12th was my two year anniversary on Spark May 30... Read more
Metabolic Syndrome
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      0 comments

It sounds like something you catch, but it isn't. It's a set of risk factors that indicate someone that is at serious risk of cardiac health problems. I had never hear... Read more
Big milestone this week
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

I dropped below 180 lbs for the first time. This may be the least I've weighed since I was a teenager. From May 2008 - Jan 2009 I lost about 120 lbs pretty quickly. I never imagined that it would take me another year to get the next 10. ... Read more
Hey my building has stairs!
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      1 comments

OK, one of the funniest things that happened to me in 2009 was that I discovered that my building has a stairwell. I've lived in this condo for 8 years, on the 4th floor, a... Read more
2009 Recap
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      1 comments

2009 ended up being a pretty good year for keeping my exercise routine. I carried a pedometer for the entire year and ended up with 5 million steps (13,000 per day) for a ... Read more
30,000 Spark Minutes
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      6 comments

I passed 30,000 lifetime sparkamerica fitness minutes today. I started back in May of 2008. That puts me 3rd all time in Portland, way behind Amber512 and Sing4You57 (who are my ... Read more
10,000 Spark Points
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      4 comments

. I hit a milestone this morning, passing 10,000 spark points. I don't use Spark to log my food or strength training, so the points are slow going (a pox on you, darn spark wheel... Read more
Update on Personal Training
Sunday, October 04, 2009      1 comments

VLVTGRRL totaly busted me that I blogged that I was going to try a fancy personal trainer, and didn't post a follow-up. I did do several sessions with a very well regarde... Read more
New fitness gadget finally shipping (FitBit)
Saturday, October 03, 2009      4 comments

I'm excited about a new Pedometer that started shipping this month called the fitbit ( www.fitbit.com ). I ordered one that should ship in November. I'v... Read more
A difficult month
Saturday, September 19, 2009      0 comments

Life doesn't make it easy some times... I've been struggling to post because I haven't had great results as of late. I'm up about 10 lbs from my lowest weight (still down 120 lbs total!), but it's scary to see the scale moving in the wrong... Read more
World's Worst Blogger
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      1 comments

It's been way too long since I updated my blog. Thanks very much to old and new friends who dropped a comment to check up on me. Things have been mostly great, but I have been a bit frustrated which is probably one of the reason I have... Read more
Semi-Annual Blog
Saturday, March 07, 2009      2 comments

hmm... it's been over a month since my last blog. I've been in a pretty crushing slump. At one point I hit 182 lbs, but I've been hovering between 184-186 for over a month. 185 is a healthy weight for me and I really ought to be happy with i... Read more
Only a 22% chance this is me
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      6 comments

I went to the DMV to get a new drivers license last week. Mine is good for 2 more years, but it's falling apart, and frankly I wanted to get rid of the old picture/weight on it. ... Read more

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