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Kryptonite (Ride report)
Saturday, August 22, 2009      7 comments

First of all I don't think I'm anywhere near as cool as Superman but, the metaphor fits. Allow me to break down the day. Upper 50's in the AM, cloudy, windy and 62+ miles... Read more
Where has summer gone?
Monday, August 17, 2009      10 comments

OK, the past couple weeks I’ve fallen behind on getting a blog out. Not so this week. This past week I had a couple high calorie days due to a family reunion and I wanted to see how that played out overall for the week. Well, when I jumped... Read more
If you don't mind...
Thursday, August 13, 2009      8 comments

Well, it’s Thursday and I haven’t gotten a blog out for this past week. I can’t put my finger on why but, it just hasn’t happened. Work has been somewhat crazy and that could be a contributing factor. Here on my desk I have the SparkPeople ... Read more
A horse is a horse of course of course...
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      14 comments

Last week I wrote about a Zen like sensation while riding long distances. Well, that must hold up only on Sunday mornings. This past weekend I rode 54-miles on Saturday morning and didn’t have the same sensation. It was more like an afternoon ri... Read more
The art of Zen.
Monday, July 27, 2009      13 comments

Well friends, hard work DOES pay off. Sometimes you’ve been working hard and the results are less than stellar but, this was not one of those weeks. I’ve stayed true to myself by tracking EVERYTHING that went into my mouth. I also stayed within ... Read more
Tuesday musings...
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      11 comments

Well friends it’s Tuesday again and I’m just now getting to my blog for the week. Life has been crazy, but whose isn’t? When I finally stepped on the scale to witness the aftermath of vacation the scale settled on 266; up about 5 pounds from 2 w... Read more
Revision and apology
Monday, July 13, 2009      7 comments

First, I would like to apologize to my wife; I wasn’t calling you out in my blog. I AM very proud of your accomplishments and efforts. Second, The tone of said blog was not conveyed properly. I’m all about wanting everyone to find success i... Read more
Binging and Purging...
Sunday, July 12, 2009      11 comments

I'm sure that most will read the title and freak out, but I'm talking about a different purging. I've been binging for 2-weeks straight now. The second half of vacation didn't go as well as I had hoped. Being away from home and not having ... Read more
Back to normal, but then again not...
Sunday, July 05, 2009      8 comments

Well it's Sunday and I'm getting a blog out, but that's about where the normalcy ends. I've been on vacation since last weekend and I usually struggle with being at home. Without my routine and normal food ritual. During work I take my die... Read more
Thursday, July 02, 2009      6 comments

WOW! Vacation has thrown me for a loop. The only thing that I can say that I've accomplished this week is riding every other day. I'll ride again today after DD's robotic competition. My diet has been sporadic with being home. Instead of a ... Read more
Making headway and looking for a tailwind...
Monday, June 22, 2009      9 comments

Hi Sparkfriends! This past week was interesting. I didn’t get in nearly the exercise I usually do, but was very active around the house. I’ve sort of given up allowing the scale to dictate my progress week by week. That doesn’t mean that I ... Read more
Striking a balance, biking and meeting Danica...
Sunday, June 14, 2009      8 comments

Hello Spark-friends! This past week I blogged about losing weight and people left me congratulatory remarks on my blog and page. Everyone, but one person. It isn't that he didn't think it was great that I lost, but rather that was the only ... Read more
TUESDAY? How can it be Tuesday already!
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      7 comments

TUESDAY? How can it be Tuesday already! Well Spark-friends it’s Tuesday and I haven’t posted a blog for this last week. This past week brought about many challenging issues. First there was no organized exercise, except yoga, due to a... Read more
Another week closer & finding inspiration elsewhere...
Sunday, May 31, 2009      7 comments

This week I jumped on the scale hoping for another loss. I got all of my exercise in, but my calories were a bit high each day. I usually go over by about 100-200 on workout days because of a snack between exercise classes. What did I get on th... Read more
Making a dent & an new beginning...
Monday, May 25, 2009      12 comments

Well Spark-friends it finally happened I broke my plateau! I lost 2.4 pounds this week and broke a major milestone. With this loss I'm now 266.8. Considering where I started from, 535, I've lost over 50% of myself! It almost seems like a dr... Read more

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