My SP 6 Month Anniversary
Sunday, April 17, 2011 6 comments
I can't believe it's been six months. For the record, it took me at least two weeks to get into a steady cardio and another two weeks to start tracking my food and doing daily strength training. When I got my act together, it became second natur... Read more
I wish I had...
Saturday, April 16, 2011 2 comments
...read The Spark in the first month I joined SparkPeople. I had to learn by experience. The good thing is that I was inspired by what my wife had accomplished and I immediately committed to the task. I have mentioned that it took me two weeks j... Read more
Something inside of me keeps on telling me to run...
Friday, April 15, 2011 5 comments
I finished week 2 of my run training. My speed is not lightning pace but I feel good and I believe I could have gone longer. We'll see how I feel in the morning. I am optimistic that once I get away from the clock, I will turn it on. I'm just ma... Read more
Thursday, April 14, 2011 3 comments
Once again, I did due diligence reading SP articles, blogs, and occasional a great recipe. I really encourage people to get more active in the SP community. Once you get it, the whole plan becomes second nature. In any case, when I get to t... Read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 4 comments
I'm amazed at how it can take me a while to catch on. I'm intelligent, accomplished in my field of expertise, but I continuously seem to forget lessons learned. Today's schedule included my Wk2Day2 running training. This morning after brea... Read more
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 3 comments
Today, I realized I always look forward to my strength training. I go by SP calling the days for upper, lower, and core. I pick about 7 different exercises and set them a favorites then go for it. I sit in my bedroom and watch HDTV and only conc... Read more
Just Another Tricky Day Again!
Monday, April 11, 2011 4 comments
Got up first thing, did my weekly weigh in. I'm fine with it. Went and had breakfast. I got some really good info on good inexpensive palm trees from the friend I was sharing a table with. Then I got some drama from my son and daughter-in-... Read more
A Great Sunday at The Races!
Sunday, April 10, 2011 1 comments
4:00am came really early this morning. We hit Clearwater Beach around 5:15. It was a beautiful awakening at so many levels. Iron Girl was well run and well organized. I spoke to a lot of runners and they gave me great insight on training, eating... Read more
The Fuel Worked!
Saturday, April 09, 2011 3 comments
Carbs and protein gooood. Just completed Day3. I didn't lose any energy this time. I fueled properly. My time is slow but I'm not concerned. I'll worry about time after I perfect good form. Gonna go shower, go nite nite, get up at 4AM, wash up ... Read more
Short and Sweet
Thursday, April 07, 2011 7 comments
Did a mild walk/jog today as I'm doing the running program. Noticed I kept getting a running nose, and scratchy throat. Got back home, and just before I jumped into the shower, I'm staring at my bedroom HDTV and the local news is showing me poll... Read more
YOU are Priority #1!
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 4 comments
I put that in some of my Spark Teams Huddles today. I actually got an email from someone that asked how could I say that. I could have really let the hammer fall. But I am learning to show restraint now. Get ready for my answer because this is o... Read more
The Bonus Plan!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011 4 comments
I get a call from my granddaughter. She wanted me to come over and watch Tangled with her this evening! We had already seen it in the theater. I can't imagine anything better. We had a great time. She's four years old and sang all the songs in t... Read more
It's All Worth It!
Monday, April 04, 2011 6 comments
Went to the beach today with dssecrets, our granddaughter, and our daughter-in-law. It was the best way to end a great weekend. While I was on the beach playing with Gianna, I chased after her and she was chasing me. We yelled and made noise and... Read more
Notes on a Healthy Trip and Disturbing History!
Sunday, April 03, 2011 3 comments
I got home this afternoon after a fabulous weekend in Cedar Key, Florida. I'm a bit worn out and a bit emotionally sensitive so I'll be brief. The Island Hotel has an incredible story behind it. It could be a mini series on just the ownership ch... Read more
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