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Blah Days
Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

Well I guess I am almost having a blah day. I did not because one Spark Person laughed at something I wrote on a community blog. She said so and I added her as a friend. I did not have a chance to exercise as a separate thing today, wh... Read more
Aches and pains
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      0 comments

My wife was happy to hear my back is sore today. She wasn't sure I was telling her everything about the incident on the fitness trail. I have this stupid lag on when I pull or overtax something it shows up on the third day after I do it. ... Read more
Safty Continued
Sunday, March 28, 2010      1 comments

Your comments are appreciated and they made me think about this again. Thanks for FIT KIT idea. Maybe this is a PRODUCT for the site to develope. I hate things in my pockets(my wife says I'm compulsive about it) when I am walking. It ... Read more
Emergency Services/Take warning.
Saturday, March 27, 2010      2 comments

Well the old man in me surfaced today. I talked my wife in to going to the Heart/Fitness trail today. We started normally and did the exercises we could and kept each other going and I weathered her comment that the AHA trails are aime... Read more
Reflections on embarrassment.
Friday, March 26, 2010      8 comments

This morning turned into self examination. I read the first 20 or so responses to embarrassment. I'm 65 and I thought I had accepted that I did not look like the 155 lb sailor that married my wife. She thought I looked like Steve McQueen in... Read more
Fitness Trail in the Park.
Thursday, March 25, 2010      4 comments

A quick way for me to find out how out of shape my core and upper body are was to attack a Fitness trail in a local park. It was donated by the American Heart Society and contains a measured mile of trail with little surprises. The surprise... Read more
Wii is in the house.
Monday, March 22, 2010      2 comments

Did 35 min Yoga and Ballance exercises. Just call me Mr. Shakey. Not very coordinated on the ballance exercises either. No where to go but up here.... Read more
Saturday beach walk/ clothed
Sunday, March 21, 2010      1 comments

Walked from the condo to the Cocoa Beach pier and back, clothed . I had not been on the beach in a year on a sunny Saturday. I was taking photos for a series of tile paintings for the back splash in my daughters little ceramic studio. Got some g... Read more
Mini goal #2
Friday, March 19, 2010      6 comments

When I got back from my morning walk I had a banana and then got on the scales. Yea, still hit mini goal #2 at 193 lbs. All the extra minutes this week or so I believe. 37 minutes today and traveled 2 miles, new 18 min/mile rate. ... Read more
Friend Sparks boyhood memory
Friday, March 19, 2010      1 comments

I was raised in the WV mountains. When I was a boy, my friends and I used to run where we went, hills, valleys, creeks and some days I just ran out of steam and couldn't keep up. No one knew I had asthma till a New Navy MD told me two years... Read more
Getting up to speed.
Friday, March 19, 2010      2 comments

I am no match for the runners on this site, but emulating them got me up to a 30 minute walk last night at a 21 min/mile/pace. Its going to be interesting to see where this goes. I read about the 5K goals, the marathons, etc. My younge... Read more
No Wii, Wii,Wii at home
Thursday, March 18, 2010      1 comments

Wii has been moved back to next week. Wife showed her intelligence in taking the rest of the week off. So it's out side to the cement and asphalt trails, but also the glorious weather we are having right now. We have three Grebes on th... Read more
Bocce ball( Italian Bowling Game)
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      1 comments

Went to the club house today got invited to play Bocce ball for the first time in my sheltered life. Helped win one and lose one game. Played for an hour and would have played longer but it started to rain. The rain Sparked an hour walk, half ... Read more
Bocce Ball
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      0 comments

Went to the club house today to see if they have activities. They do. Tennis and swimming, line dancing, and the Italian Bowling game. I got invited to play and helped win one game and lose one game. I added a surprising number of steps d... Read more
St Paddy's Day Lunch
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      3 comments

Lunch tomorrow is a vegetable ragout. 3 quart pot ( works best with non stick cookware) 2 TBLS of EVO 2 cups chopped broccoli ( veggies can be frozen, takes longer) 2 cups Okra slices 2 cups of shredded cabbage 2 Tbs of onion powd... Read more

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