SP Premium
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints 34,487

BOSS61's Blogs

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
GRAPEFRUIT Game - Week 2 (The "R" week)
Saturday, February 16, 2013      13 comments

Alright, for those of you playing the Grapefruit Game, post your weight loss progress for the first week below. To be on the 15-lb loss glide-path, you should have lost 1.5 lbs. The one thing all of us have learned about losing weight is that i... Read more
State of the Union - 12-Step Spark Game
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      16 comments

With a wee bit of imagination, a little more dubious free time, you too can invent a State of the Union Spark Game. Or, you can merely rip off mine. Here goes: 1. Applause - Big gulp of Sparky Water. 2. Standing Ovation - Out of ... Read more
Back on the Glidepath - Grapefruit Game (Who's In?)
Saturday, February 09, 2013      18 comments

This morning I made a difficult financial decision, but an obvious personal one: I rejoined a gym. Not the Rolls Royce place I had belonged to, but one with the functional basics of Cardio and weight training equipment. The price is one I can... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Last Page »