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Sunday Notes.
Sunday, June 12, 2011      6 comments

Had a great weekend with Dssecrets. It was like being on vacation yet we were close to home. I've got some busy times with errands, cooking and such at home this week but I'm ready for them. It's all about pacing yourself. I'll be int... Read more
Building a New Burn!
Saturday, June 11, 2011      2 comments

I'm starting to slow down my gain as I am moving up to my 170 target weight. I had gone down to 159.5 while in the hospital. At 6 ft., I want to keep that 34 inch waist! Now it's a matter of building muscle. I need to learn that and maintaining ... Read more
X-Men, Fat Fish, and ST!
Friday, June 10, 2011      1 comments

Got up this morning and went to my regular cafe to see friends and have breakfast. Ended up going to a noon movie to see X-Men with one of them. Found out he was a movie freak so I guess we'll be doing flicks from time to time. Cool. You know yo... Read more
It's an Errands Day
Thursday, June 09, 2011      2 comments

Ran around today, shopping for new pillow case covers for my new king down pillows. They are always a cool temp, much firmer, and good for side sleepers. I need a good night's sleep. I also had to replace a pool chaise pillow. Yes, life is tough... Read more
A Lil More Listening, A Lil More Patience!
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      4 comments

Had my followup with my Dr. today. This was the first since I left the hospital. Basically, he said be careful but do I wanted to do cardio and strength training wise. I advised him of my plan and he was cool. I still need assistance and will ca... Read more
A Productive Day - Simple Version
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      2 comments

I got up at 6:00am and saw my wife out the door to work, did some Sparkin', took a nice shower, went to breakfast, went to Publix and Palm Harbor Natural Foods for some Rosemary and collect ingredients for dinner, mailed out letters, folded towe... Read more
Program Regeneration!
Monday, June 06, 2011      2 comments

I went into Fitness Tracker and put my own strength training together for Mon, Weds, & Fri. It is composed of 17 sets involving core, upper body, and lower body. I'll be doing light cardio on Tues, Thurs, and Sat. I spoke to friend who is ... Read more
And Sunday Ends The Visit!
Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

Had a fab breakfast with dssecrets, my sis, and mom. It was emotional in a good way. I am reminded that we are family and when we gather at the table, we listen and talk as a family. I really will miss my sisw and mom. I look froward to the day ... Read more
A Relaxing Parrot Head Saturday!
Saturday, June 04, 2011      1 comments

Had a great breakfast, took my wife for a lil shopping then we went to help the Tampa Bay Parrot Heads set up the canopy for the Palm Harbor Parrot Head Party! After about two hours, we went home to relax. I went to 5:00pm mass with my sis... Read more
An exceptional day with my family!
Friday, June 03, 2011      2 comments

This morning, I met my family for breakfast. Afterwards, I found out that in the next year, they want to move down here to Pinellas County. I'm not surprised and pleased. I want them to get to know my granddaughter, Gianna, better and enjoy wat... Read more
A great day with Sis and Mom!
Thursday, June 02, 2011      2 comments

They flew in early and made to Dunedin Marina where they would stay by the water. I came over and we had a fabulous Tapas lunch. We went back to their room so we could relax and talk then they napped and I went to my house to chill. Picke... Read more
A little more than I expected to do!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      3 comments

I went to my fave coffee house, Old Town Cafe in Palm Harbor, had breakfast, and saw my friends. Then my kids came over to try on my clothes that were to big while I took my granddaughter, Gianna, to my neighbors as her granddaughter wanted to p... Read more
Remembrance and Maintenance
Monday, May 30, 2011      3 comments

Simply put, I thought a lot today about the meaning of Memorial Day. I kept on going back to all the conflicts in my lifetime, my participation in them, my survival, and the heroes that made the ultimate sacrifice. I thought of staff lost on 9-1... Read more
Sunday, May 29, 2011      2 comments

Today is the first day since last Sunday that I even attempted to do a very little strength training. I worked my calves with 2 sets of 12 (I usually do more). I'm doing a little upper body with a lot less weight and just 1 set. I have to tell y... Read more
Short and sweet....
Friday, May 27, 2011      2 comments

I'm home from the hospital and I'm a happy boy. My wife is pure magic! I do want to thank all my SparkFriends for all the support, strength, and wisdom. It's at these times when eagles soar. ... Read more

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