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Looks Like an ATM - But Coming Soon its the Sparky AINT Station
Monday, April 29, 2013      16 comments

A business epiphany struck me on the way home from another non-tracking day on the road. It's too good not to share with everyone, as my Sparky clout might be large enough to make it actually happen. ... Read more
Can Obese Kids Learn to Ride a Bike? Ever? (Not me...)
Sunday, April 28, 2013      17 comments

Those who have been my Spark-Friend for a while know full well that I have been challenged by obesity for my whole life, beginning with the earliest childhood recollections. This manifested in all manner of damage, not the least of which has be... Read more
This A.I.N.T No Party; This A.I.N.T. No Disco...
Sunday, April 14, 2013      22 comments

Some five or six weeks late, spring finally has sprung here on the Eastern Seaboard of the USA. Outdoors our lawn, trees and shrubs are remarkably late getting underway with green-up. The DC Cherry Blossoms are a full 30 days behind their late-... Read more
Why Pittsburgh People Will Become Extinct
Monday, April 08, 2013      21 comments

Short blog today. And after yesterday's cerebral exercise, a lightweight one, so to speak. **** Like all true provincial Baltimoreans, I hate Pittsburgh. Two World Series' losses in the '70s, countless AFC North football showdowns s... Read more
Would You? Could You? Maybe Soon You Can (The Anti-Obesity Pill!)
Sunday, April 07, 2013      23 comments

This is no joke. Shouting at me from Google News in 32-point bright blue font this AM was the following headline: "Soon, obesity pill that rewires brain into feelin... Read more
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 9 (The "I" Week)
Saturday, April 06, 2013      9 comments

Incredibly mediocre (me, not my baseball team). Incremental progress. Insatiable desire for there to be less of me. Irritated with myself for still failing to Invest tim... Read more
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 8 (The "U" Week)
Sunday, March 31, 2013      13 comments

Under-performed my weight loss goal this week and Undid some past progress too. Undaunted, back on the wagon. If one lets momentary Underachievement gets you down, you become an ex-Sparky. Perish the Unwanted thought. I really need to ... Read more
%^%&*^$*& Snow?!?! What Happened to Spring?
Monday, March 25, 2013      22 comments

Fellow Atlantic Seaboard Sparkies, be careful with your snow shoveling. It's heavy and wet. We got close to a half foot. ... Read more
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 7 (The "R" Week)
Sunday, March 24, 2013      10 comments

Rapid, this blog has to be. Race against the coming of Passover in my house. Resetting up our kitchen as a banquet hall that serves 20-plus. Resetting, as we are most accustomed to being the home team. Reeling though, with the ominous wintry ... Read more
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 6 (The "F" Week)
Sunday, March 17, 2013      17 comments

Feeling the Furtive pressure to Fill this blog with curse words over my lack of progress. If the letter "F" does not tempt just that, nothing does. Fixed at Five-ish po... Read more
Swooshing My Way to a New (Personal) World Record
Thursday, March 14, 2013      23 comments

Brag blog. If you do not like brag blogs as being blatantly self-serving, move on. Ignore. ***** As I continue to grow progressively more accustomed to my new (for me) gym and the gym-going experience in general, I have refined my ... Read more
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 5 (The "E" week)
Saturday, March 09, 2013      11 comments

Exceedingly pressed for time and, thus, this is an Exceptionally brief blog departing from my ill-deserved reputation for elegance. Every time a week Ends, another 1.5 lbs is supposed to have achieved Escape velocity. Did it for you, this week... Read more
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 4 (The "P" week)
Sunday, March 03, 2013      14 comments

Pleased to say recovered from Passing flirtation with bug du-jour, and Pleasantly fully functioning here once again. Per my earth science background, my interest is Piqued watching Potentially ominous wintry weather forecasts for what (Ple... Read more
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 3 (The "A" week)
Monday, February 25, 2013      9 comments

Ailing Sparky checking in. That Abdominal disorder that has been ripping through the schools found its way to inflict its gastro-intestinal disorder on the older generation. It is not interfered with my gym Activities-yet. By now you sho... Read more
Free Hour With a Personal Trainer - How Should I Spend It?
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      18 comments

One of the perks of my new gym (I will stop referring to it as "charming" "petite" and "quaint" because I really like it - despite its intimate coziness!) is that I get a free hour with one of the personal trainers. Rick the trainer interview... Read more

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