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Weekly recap 1-24
Sunday, January 24, 2010      11 comments

Let’s get the numbers out of the way first; lost over 3 pounds. WooHoo! Now for the meat of the week. This week began with my training for my half-marathon in May. It’s still 15 weeks away, but these things take time to ramp up. I’m a... Read more
Hocking Hills Hike Review And a Lesson In Patience
Sunday, January 17, 2010      24 comments

I was looking forward to the Winter Hike at Hocking Hills (further to be known as HH) since I had to miss the fall hike. There was plans to meet up with some fellow Sparkers, but my unknowing of the popularity of the event didn’t allow it. Just ... Read more
Weekly re-cap
Sunday, January 10, 2010      23 comments

Well, since last weeks weigh in the scale has been plummeting like a skydiver without a chute. This is good and bad. I knew that a good portion of weight gain was due to the extreme eating that I did during the holiday season. The scale ye... Read more
Mid-week evaluation
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      16 comments

From my last blog some of you were concerned about my mental status; you should be ALL the time. LOL. After re-reading it I can understand that it sounded like I was totally beating myself up; I wasn’t. I had an AMAZING 2009; hence why you can’t... Read more
All for naught…
Sunday, January 03, 2010      27 comments

I started 2009 weighing in at 288 with many goals in sight. Yesterday it was time to pay the piper for my many weeks of debauchery. I had been tracking most everything that I could and estimated to the best of my ability the rest. I’ve been eati... Read more
Race Report - New Year's Day River Run
Friday, January 01, 2010      12 comments

emoticon That pretty much sums up the weather. Fit for a snowman. I wanted to kick off the new year with a... Read more
Merry Christmas! (NOT dial-up friendly)
Thursday, December 24, 2009      18 comments

I wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Remember where you've come from: Your Journey: ... Read more
Life update – Non-running related
Thursday, December 17, 2009      17 comments

My blogs have become so goal oriented that it would sound like I’m on top of the world, but I’m not. Ever since the Spark Convention back in late SEPTEMBER I’ve been spiraling. I wouldn’t call it totally spiraling out of control, but I’ve not be... Read more
Run Like The Dickens 10K – Race Report
Monday, December 14, 2009      19 comments

I didn’t choose a 10K because I’m not being challenged by 5K’s, but rather attempt to push my body a bit to see how it reacts. Mission accomplished. We were in Michigan for my father-in-laws side Thank-mas celebration. The crazy part of my ... Read more
Jingle Bell 5K – Race Report
Monday, December 07, 2009      16 comments

Well, the weather wasn’t on our side, but it could have been worse. I’ve talked with running friends who’ve said there have been years with snow, so I’ll take that into consideration. This race was going to be a bit different for several r... Read more
Race Report - Flying Feather 4-Miler
Monday, November 30, 2009      16 comments

Some of you have already read (or written) blogs I’ll keep mine to my thoughts only. When I woke on Thanksgiving morning I had one task on my mind and it didn’t include what was for lunch; it was race day again. As I dressed and started dr... Read more
Inspirational
Monday, November 23, 2009      15 comments

I love Sparkpeople! emoticon Due to SP I’ve made lots of cyber-friends and quite a few real-life friends as wel... Read more
Spending time together...priceless
Monday, November 16, 2009      15 comments

I had the privilege of spending some quality time with my daughter over the weekend. It’s times like this that builds memories and good feelings. It’s not often we spend quality one-on-one time together with our crazy schedules, but I know she e... Read more
Why is that guy so happy to be shopping...
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      21 comments

Well friends, most of you know from my “status” that this past weekend was a clothes-shopping spree. Prior to losing weight there was no “spree” involved in shopping. You either went to Casual Male or ordered through King Sized catalog; the 2 la... Read more
1st Spin Class Re-cap
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      19 comments

Ok, so I’m several hours removed from my introduction to spin class and I’ll tell you it was interesting. I signed up for the cycle & strength class; which blends 45 minutes of cycling with 15 minutes of resistance training. I found a bike and a... Read more

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