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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 300: Fun milestone!
Thursday, September 17, 2020      51 comments

Woohoo, yesterday was Day 300 of my current streak. To celebrate, I hiked to the beach with Flash. The keys to a long streak like this are: * Knowing that consistent fitness is meaningful to help reach my goals * It's more of a dai... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 296: Two walks for Flash
Sunday, September 13, 2020      125 comments

Hi SparkPeeps! Yesterday was a good day here. We had heavy fog most of the day, which keeps the wildfire smoke from reaching the ground, so it was safe to get outside. As a result, I took my dog Flash for a short hike in both the morn... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 295: Wildfire smoke
Saturday, September 12, 2020      166 comments

Hi Everyone Yesterday was Day 295 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak -- looking forward to hitting Day 300 next week. Yesterday was a very light fitness day on a busy work day. I did 10 minutes on the exercise bike to hit the 10 min goa... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 292: Back to work
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      110 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you had a good day today! With the holiday weekend here, today was the first day back to work -- always a tough day after a 3-day weekend! My fitness highlights today were pretty routine/boring, but I got a fair amo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 290: Swimming in the ocean
Monday, September 07, 2020      125 comments

Hi Everyone I hope all of you in the US and Canada are having a great Labor Day/Labour Day weekend! Yesterday was Day 290 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak. My highlight for the day was a hike to the ocean and swimming in the cold wate... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 269: Swimming in the cold ocean
Sunday, August 16, 2020      175 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you are all doing well. Today is day 269 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak. This is easily my best streak ever in terms of consistency. A big reason for this is also tracking my daily average minutes. This way, the... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 255: Hope all is well with you!
Sunday, August 02, 2020      169 comments

Hi Everyone Here's a quick update: I'm doing really well. Today is Day 255 of my 10+ fitness minutes streak. Recent highlights include: 1) I'm spending a good amount of time with my youngest son swimming in the Pacific Ocean. We a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hope all is well!
Friday, May 01, 2020      185 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you are all continuing to survive our crazy times and making the best of it. I've been doing really good with my fitness minutes. My current streak is on Day 162. I can tell the benefits are strongly kicking in. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Positive Actions Over the Weekend
Sunday, March 22, 2020      137 comments

Hi everyone I hope you had a good weekend staying safe and healthy. Here are some of my positive actions over the past several days: 1) I can tell that many people are starved for social interaction. When I take Flash for walks a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What's your positive action today?
Tuesday, March 17, 2020      158 comments

Hi All Thanks for playing along and listing a bunch of positive steps you are taking during the virus time. My positive action today was giving my wife a massage after she pulled a muscle in her back. Today is Day 117 of my 10+ fi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts List one positive thing
Sunday, March 15, 2020      199 comments

Hi Everyone My blog yesterday got such a positive response that I thought I'd do another one today that again focuses on taking small positive steps in any area of life. This is one simple way to take control of the stress from the virus. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 114 and best wishes to all!
Saturday, March 14, 2020      141 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you are doing well under these challenging times for all of us around the world! Try to stay as calm as possible so the stress doesn't become a drag to your immune system and do your best to get enough sleep, good fo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Fitness Bursts and Day 51
Saturday, January 11, 2020      77 comments

Hi Everyone I hope you are having a good weekend! My highlight today was taking my dog Flash for a quick hike around the neighborhood. He was being a bit of a pain trying to sniff everything in sight, but such is life. Today is Day 5... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Drive to San Francisco and Day 47
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      128 comments

Hi All Today was a good day overall. I drove to San Francisco for a business meeting. This was my first drive there for a business meeting since I had a seizure there last time about 15 months ago. As I left, my wife said, "NO SEIZURES O... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Happy 2020!
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      151 comments

Hi Everyone I'm back after a long layoff from writing. I keep learning my doctors were right about this surgery taking a long time for full recovery. I was excited when I hit the 1 year mark since the surgery on October 4, 2019. But,... Read more

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