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its about time
Monday, May 14, 2018      0 comments

finally... i had an interim goal of 212 - the weight i recall being the first time i passed the 200 mark. at the beginning of this year i was a 219 after losing 50ish pounds since January 2017... almost there... well finally... after a frust... Read more
location location location
Sunday, October 01, 2017      2 comments

yesterday i purchased a bulk bag of kitty litter - yeah yeah whopee! but it weighed 42 pounds -> basically - 42 to 45 by recent weighings -the same amount that i have lost since January... such a graphic reminder of how much extra i was carrying... Read more
new york low
Monday, September 18, 2017      1 comments

well this morning i made it - a new New York low weight, at least as far as i can remember.. next goal reset will be my first 200+ weight.. 212 discovered in late 1977 or early 1978 while on Carswell AFB! I can call it Dec 77 and aim to hit i... Read more
long time here
Monday, August 07, 2017      1 comments

puberty and me didn't do so well - my weight almost doubled in about a year's time... amazing how much chocolate could be stuffed in one's mouth in the 1/2 block walk home from the grocery store.. ancient history but in high school size 18, stil... Read more
transcontinental progress
Friday, October 10, 2014      3 comments

on november 5, 2011 i began a journey... walking across the continental united states from virginia to oregon... its an interesting site at exercise.lbl.gov where you can log your steps or cycling miles and make your way along t... Read more
thank you freddie
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      2 comments

One of my favorite Queen songs is "Breakthrough" and it seems, maybe, last night I finally had one! I've been hanging out on SP for over 4 years… got off to a great start and lost the weight I had gained after moving across country and in w... Read more
the time has come, the walrus said
Wednesday, June 11, 2014      1 comments

to think of other things..... I am not stopping with the exercise or watching what i eat and drink - only from the constant surveillance of it all... i will carry with me all that i've learned sparking and the spirits of those who've i met... Read more
Monday, April 28, 2014      2 comments

Saturday I discovered something new - thanks to my insurance plan, which connects us to free fitness and such classes, and a local studio who connected with the insurance provider - spinning. It actually was fun... The instructor was good, the ... Read more
arnie greenwood marathon trifecta
Thursday, April 17, 2014      1 comments

in the past few days i've watched tv programs about Arnold Palmer Greenwood school Boston Marathon anniversary each of which hit me upside the head Arnie - 3 nights on the Golf Channel, the story of his life, his career, and the ded... Read more
boston strong
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      2 comments

means not giving in.... something i've failed at.... its hard to believe that its been a full year since i made the vow to run... it also means to be determined... i am amazed at the boston strong survivors - inspiration com... Read more
have vs make
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      5 comments

Have a good day... have a good one... I wish that on people often... I have heard it for years.. I even remember Edwin Newman, now gone ("the genteelly rumpled, genially grumpy NBC newsman who was equally famous as a stalwart defender of t... Read more
Friday, November 22, 2013      9 comments

Last August and into September I went on an amazing vacation trip... it was one that, when I first heard of it, I thought there was no way I could afford it. As the months passed I realized that there was no way I couldn't afford it… even if, a... Read more
why am I here??????????
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      8 comments

SP found me a few years ago when I was looking for an online nutrition tracker. I got some pretty good results the first year… have malingered since. I am still here because I still believe I can lose half of me eventually - even a quarter... Read more
sometimes ya just gotta laugh!
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      6 comments

Saturday was a beautiful day. So after the Farmer's market and other errands I stopped off on my way home at the state park to do my 5K training stuff... Parked in the shade, walked to the road.. started in... 2 minutes walking, 1.5 minutes run... Read more
serendipity - Keegan Bradley style
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      3 comments

i enjoy Feherty.. i'll confess i started paying attention to him because i'm a junkie for accents, irish and others in particular and i've come to realize that he is a wise and interesting funny person... so now i watch his show this week's... Read more

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