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Oh my.....
Sunday, June 24, 2012      2 comments

There is nothing more humbling than seeing a picture of oneself in a speedo..... emoticon... Read more
Wedding week is over and now it's time to refocus!!!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      2 comments

Married my best friend on 5/19 and with the festivities and the holidays we had decided to just not worry about things for the week. So...very little exercise and not so healthy eating and here we are on the 29th of May with a renewed focus and ... Read more
On turning 60...
Saturday, May 05, 2012      3 comments

There are many many milestones in life that most of reach; graduations, weddings, births of children and grand children and even great grandchildren. Then there are the age milestones; 30, 40, 50 and for me 60. Each of these milestones have diff... Read more
My new 50 day plan...
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      3 comments

I have a total of 54 days until my fiance and I participate in our first triathlon. With that we both have decided to commit ourselves to a new plan so that we could both reach a weight goal by June 23rd which is the date of the event. So with t... Read more
A week some might consider wasted...
Saturday, March 31, 2012      1 comments

This has NOT been a week of grand achievement and awesome workouts; some might consider the fact that I ate out 4 times this week sinful, but for nearly 7 months now I have been single minded in effort to get healthy. Will this week go down as o... Read more
Sunday, March 11, 2012      0 comments

The last week has been quite a challenging one for me. On March 2 I was running and my hip popped out of joint...OUCH. I guess I was fortunate as it did re-seat and it does seem to be healing well. I missed a 4 mile "race" I had already entered ... Read more
All work and no play...
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

So...September 6, 2011 it appears I started a second job, unwittingly yes, unknowingly yes, but a job none the less. I began what so many here call a "journey" (although journey seems to brng visions of pleasantness not achieve in this quest) to... Read more
My Winter Coat
Sunday, January 22, 2012      3 comments

I was thinking this morning about how I am struggling having hit a plateau in my weight loss. I am still exercising, running and weight training more than I ever have and have maintained a steady weight for 5 weeks. In the midst of it all and fe... Read more
5K tomorrow
Friday, January 20, 2012      1 comments

Here I am in sunny...wait...partly sunny....no wait...cloudy and warm...ummm....cloudy and cold Michigan and I am mentally preparing for my first real cold weather 5K. My fiancée and I will be running in Portland Michigan tomorrow; this is where... Read more
Plateaus and other four letter words...
Saturday, January 14, 2012      2 comments

Okay, so plateau isn't a four letter word, but I think it should qualify as one. My fiancee and I began our change in our lifestyle back in September and as usual I was able to quickly lose. I actually hit a thirty pound weight loss by December... Read more
No Resolutions...
Saturday, December 31, 2011      1 comments

That's right, no resolutions for 2012. This year I am setting my goals for the year. Short term and yearly goals....realistic, measurable and written. So with that said: Goal weight - 175 by 8/22/12 Fitness Minute for the year - 10,000... Read more
Merry Christmas to all!!!
Saturday, December 24, 2011      1 comments

Luke 2 1And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. 2(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) 3And all went to be t... Read more
Thanksgiving a mixed day of family/friends/food/four mile run
Friday, November 25, 2011      1 comments

Actually started the day on Wednesday evening with my girl and I preparing dishes for the family/friends coming over for Thanksgiving. Was fun standing next to her getting things ready for the next day. We had already talked and both knew that w... Read more
Who's kidding who?
Thursday, November 17, 2011      3 comments

One of the advantages of running on the treadmill is as boring as it is you have time to think. I know, that can be dangerous, but still the same I do let my mind wander with the occasional focus on thought. I was at about the 2.7 mile point of ... Read more
hitting the wall...
Sunday, November 13, 2011      2 comments

I would imagine that by the title of this blog you're likely thinking about a marathon run, a century bike ride or anything exercise related, but not this time. This is strictly weight loss related. I've noted in previous writings that when I se... Read more

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