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School reunion! Glad I went in the end.
Thursday, September 15, 2011      0 comments

It’s been twenty years since I left what is locally called secondary education. High school in the US. I left school about 40 kilos lighter than I am now and with a lot more hair. The girls(women are so much better at this) organised a reunio... Read more
Does location influence your weight?
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

I've been travelling a fair bit in the last few months on business. Mostly around continental Europe . I was reasonably well behaved on the food front. Over indulged on the Beer front but hey I was in Munich for two weeks. A couple of thing... Read more
C25K week 4, gardening and Briars (video blog)
Saturday, April 30, 2011      2 comments

Some rand om thoughts on c25k, gardening(has to be worth spark pionts)... Read more
First V log testing the waters (video blog)
Saturday, April 23, 2011      3 comments

This is my first v log where I introduce myself and reasons for being on spark... Read more
The shame and joy of gloating.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      2 comments

Over the last four months, I have started to properly train and eat. I've been going to the Gym in the morning s before work starts. We play 5 a side football(soccer) on Fridays. I've been improving my stamina and speed over the last few m... Read more
being less squishy
Monday, April 11, 2011      2 comments

On our way to the Phoenix park for the Ireland great run(10k) yesterday, sitting on the train and my daughter leans on my arm and says "dad your less squishy, not as comfortable at all". Its nice to know that my daughters main need for me on tr... Read more
10k Completed Goal achieved
Sunday, March 27, 2011      1 comments

Today I completed my first 10k race. Other people were racing I was mostly happy to keep moving. It was a great day for the run, no rain , slight breeze. I travelled with the family. They got up at 7.30 on a Sunday morning to support me. The... Read more
5 days and counting till the 10k
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      2 comments

The 27th March Wicklow Gaol break 10km is rapidly approaching. The race starts at 10 am. This mean i gotta get up at 7.00 on a Sunday Morning. So I jogged 6KM last night in preparation. Still finding it tough on the lungs and legs but its g... Read more
An another notch on the belt.
Saturday, March 12, 2011      2 comments

So the trousers are starting to get a little baggy. I might even have to rummage thru the depths of the wardrobe to find trousers from many years ago. That is if my fabulous wife hasn't already given then to charity after giving up hope I'd ev... Read more
The ides of march
Sunday, March 06, 2011      0 comments

Ok so some good news and some scary news! The good news is I haven't dropped dead yet. The scary news is the 10k that was scheduled for July was cancelled. I then elected to to transfer my fee to one at the end of March!. This in hindsight was r... Read more
Good Bye January, cold dark evenings, hello february slightly brighter but still cold evenings!
Sunday, January 30, 2011      2 comments

Okay so this weekend I did 0 exercise and its not the end of January till next Tuesday. The reason for my complete lack of exercise was due to putting my eldest daughters bed together and being well , wrecked. It was probably the first full da... Read more