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Nothing to do with fitness, but...
Sunday, March 21, 2010      2 comments

Adventure with Papa.... Jaden (grandson) conjectured that toothpaste would burn. I carefully explained to him that it's components which were water based wouldn't burn. Grammy got into the conversation. In order to have a really valid exper... Read more
Life is a blur of non-exercise.
Sunday, March 07, 2010      0 comments

I can't remember the last 3 months. I don't even remember if we put up a fake palm Christmas tree. I am a train with burning wheels on this line of life. Too much to do, too little time. Money is not the problem. I am reminded of my friend ... Read more
Tracking Success, in the hunt.
Saturday, February 13, 2010      2 comments

I have been tracking my calories faithfully for 5 days. A couple light groans when I found out how much a sandwich cost, but over all a good business week. I KNOW that for me to be successful in my fitness quest, I MUST track food and activity.... Read more
Meek and Mighty humiliation coming....
Monday, February 08, 2010      1 comments

10 weeks until the Meek and Mighty. This year I am in worse condition than last year. This year my 11 year old grandson is competing directly with me. Fortunately he will start way later than me, the old guys get to go first. Unfortunately ... Read more
Walkin' the Chattahoochee...Resurrection?
Thursday, January 28, 2010      2 comments

I've been too busy to exercise, but I can still eat.. I need a fitness ressurection... Out for an evening walk along the Chattahoochee; Its’ beauty calls on every trip to Atlanta. The walk is along a flat riverside trail 3 miles round trip... Read more
New Calculations for the New Year.
Saturday, January 02, 2010      1 comments

bmr-calculator/ The URL of a BMR calculation site I found about 1 1/2 years ago. This site has Jillian Michaels sponsoring it in a banner ad. She inspires many a Sparker so I don't think she would put her fox... Read more
Butter Laden Shortbread Cookies of death..
Thursday, December 31, 2009      2 comments

Ok, big lead in, but small small portion of this. The end of this entry was the eye opener as I thought about it. I ate one butter cookie at 11:30, does it taste good? only really okay. The sugar aftertaste is nice, but it is not the cookie ... Read more
Thought and Calculations..
Monday, December 28, 2009      0 comments

40 minute walk/run. 290 calories on my HRM. My right foot on top hurt a little bit at the start. I only jogged on the downhill to protect my calves. I got up, got out, and got done with the walk/run. I weighed 211.4 after eating and coffee.... Read more
Shameless Plagiarism from S318830
Thursday, December 03, 2009      1 comments

I guess it is not plagiarism if I give credit. These are so worth re=blogging. Enjoy. "It's time to take control of my life back. No one can do this for me. The transformation is not going to happen magically. It's going to take a lot of ... Read more
Only 26 shopping days left until Christmas.
Saturday, November 28, 2009      2 comments

Hmmm, what do I want for Christmas? A deficit of 9000 calories. The wisdom on how to encourage an old friend who wishes he felt better. He has the rotund body, the poor exercise and eating/drinking habits and medical conditions that are the... Read more
Inspiration from my own Spark Page
Sunday, November 22, 2009      2 comments

I looked at my first entry: "June 08, 2008. DECISION DAY. The day I decided to HATE my state of lethargy, fatness, and poor aerobic fitness, I weighed 226-8. My goal was to hit 212 by August 4." Here I am 17 months later at 211 pounds having c... Read more
On the Road again. la-la-la
Friday, November 20, 2009      0 comments

Back on the good road again. Chugging/walking the last 3 days in the morning and watching the sunrise. Making good food decisions, tracking all my food, and feeling good all day every day. It is amazing what the ROI (Return On Investment) is ... Read more
Pretzels, Candy Corn, Gourmet Italian Cookies, Cheese-its, and...
Friday, November 20, 2009      3 comments

popcorn and...... grapes. All things I love and all of them were at a Bible study tonight. I picked at a few grapes, savored one candy corn, then another. You know the story....this ends up bad... A tornado of calories spun in front of m... Read more
"I HATE IT!!!" Okay, how bad do I hate it?
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      4 comments

I hate this gut!! Oh do I? How bad? What am I willing to sacrifice? My time, my desire for food, my TV time? Do I hate it enough to start exercising regularly, to get up before work and get my butt out the door? Am I a vicious wolf willing... Read more
Tight pants suck...
Monday, November 16, 2009      3 comments

Okay, they can definitely look good, but not these! I am talking about these jeans I've been wearing all day. A few months ago, they hung nice and were close to my goal of having jeans which stay up on my hips without a belt. This belly fat s... Read more

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