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Stretching
Thursday, October 14, 2010      3 comments

Old folks like myself have to remember the " always stretch first " rule or suffer the consequences. Luckily the hamstring pull I experienced(seems better) was a #1, not a two or three. I guess I saw too much football where the player was o... Read more
Being Useful
Friday, October 08, 2010      3 comments

Got the flu shots yesterday, rubbing that shoulder I find it barely sore. I hope all my Sparkers get through the season without a cold or flu. I transform today, from my ordinary persona into SuperDad. My youngest has a small Ceramic S... Read more
To The Dedicated
Sunday, October 03, 2010      3 comments

I have often said that any success I've had, any self improvement, any positive feelings, any sense of belonging, any kindred spirit generated on this website is due to the individuals gathered together with common purpose and their humanity sho... Read more
Bullying, A soap box statement!
Friday, October 01, 2010      3 comments

A Spark friend has some strong feelings about bullying. So do I. I'm infuriated My Father forbid trouble at school. I had no problem in 1-6th. In Junior High a boy decided it was fun to punch me every time he saw me. I finally knocked ... Read more
Uncertainty means no clinical trial.
Thursday, September 30, 2010      3 comments

I went down and retrieved the x-rays from the incident in the exercise park, rheumatism has placed premature arthritic bone spurs in various places on the spine and apparenty I have some curvature, both would make the process of drawing spinal f... Read more
MCI, it has a name.
Thursday, September 30, 2010      4 comments

Mild Cognitive Impairment. I have been wondering and now I'm sure (much to DW's consternation) that I have reached a starting point towards Alzheimers. Went to a screening appointment at the Neurologist and was offered a chance to join... Read more
Thank you for your support.
Monday, September 27, 2010      3 comments

This is to all those who have taken their time to say "Keep going", "Yes you can", "Hang on", "Love yourself", "Follow Me", "Help Some one Else", "Stick with us", "Join us", "Look What YOU did", and all the other support. Your own transfo... Read more
Walking and weights.
Sunday, September 12, 2010      4 comments

An advertising man once told me massive efforts return massive results. Looking at Kitt52's 120,000 minutes and 200 lb loss I see what massive effort can do. I have some time to put in. For all your support, Love ya... Read more
Positive Power/The 2 lb Promise
Sunday, September 05, 2010      2 comments

All my friends here are the threads of sanity that tie me to this website. My rational mind says all I need to do is mimic the behavior that I see is successful. My wife is trying to pull my 200 lb frame out of the house and away from ... Read more
Ballooned to 199, ah the proud fall, more like a cliff dive.
Monday, August 30, 2010      5 comments

199 and counting down. My work is cut out for me. Love ya.... Read more
Getting back on the Wagon.
Sunday, August 29, 2010      3 comments

I have indulged myself for an entire month. The scales will tell me the results tomorrow. I'm betting on a 6-10 lb gain. Love ya... Read more
Updates
Sunday, July 04, 2010      5 comments

I am not leaving Spark. I reloaded AOL on the old PC I have and it's the PC with the problem not AOL. Its 8 years old and I need to pull it apart and let some young whiz tell me if it's scrap or ecomically repairable. The wife wanted ... Read more
Bouncing
Friday, July 02, 2010      4 comments

Just pushed through one of those periods where you just want to pack it in and say"I'm done." It's a good thing mine don't last long. I went up in weight and then brought it back down and the only reason is the Spark. I hope every one'... Read more
The New job.
Sunday, June 27, 2010      3 comments

I think I can write this now. I work for a funeral home. I work in the PRE ARRANGEMENT division. This means you seek me out to make final arrangements for yourself or some one else. It's better to do it years before it's needed... Read more
The new job.
Saturday, June 19, 2010      2 comments

I am appologizing for my absense from your blogs and pages. I am employed again and my time is not my own. I am sitting here trying to write about the new job and I am struggling. This will have to wait till my thinking clears. ... Read more

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