Three tricks on the Spark road of life....
Saturday, September 29, 2012 4 comments
I entered this as a comment on another Sparker's blog. i thought it is good enough to be its own blog to me even if nobody reads it except me. I might have to comment on my own blog just to get one.... I don't know about that "facial" rew... Read more
One week, 5 pounds, no weigh!!!............
Saturday, September 29, 2012 2 comments
I was cruising at 218 for weeks, then restarted Spark. Been 216-15ish through the last week, I was hoping for 214 anything today (Saturday), my official weekly weigh in.... 212.6! Who knew? I verified it on my wife’s scale, 210.8. Nice!, bu... Read more
Wood stacking, endorphin high, things my mother taught me....
Thursday, September 27, 2012 0 comments
1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE . "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." 2. My mother taught me RELIGION. "You better pray that will come out of the carpet." 3. My mother... Read more
Everyone knows they’re going to die....
Monday, September 24, 2012 4 comments
But few believe it will be today (or tomorrow). “Death, the price that all men pay.” I’ve thought more about this lately, turned 71 this summer. If I live to my parents’ age, I’ve got about 1500 days to live, my grandparents, 4700 or so, I am... Read more
KISS myself or Kiss of d(finish word here)
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 0 comments
KISS you fool! I got this from FITNESSMONSTER8. “For the month of March I have decided to go back to the basics. I think sometimes I overwhelm myself with setting too many goals, and then I get myself all stressed out. So my goals for Marc... Read more
The heartburn box diet, who knew?
Saturday, February 11, 2012 2 comments
I have been dealing with some heartburn. Today I read the side of the med box. Tips for managing heartburn. Do not lie flat or bend over after eating. Do not wear tight fitting clothing around the stomach. Do not eat before bedtime. Rai... Read more
Pain = Endurance = Substance
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 0 comments
I watched a NFL promo video of the 2000 Baltimore Ravens Superbowl victory. It was intermixed with live action and later commentary of key people. A live action shot showed quarterback Trent Dilfer hoisting the Lombardi trophy with his broken... Read more
I do not want to star in "Dumb and Dumber"
Tuesday, January 03, 2012 1 comments
This is most of a comment I added to RUNTRILAUGH's blog entry. Wow! A whole lot of good stuff. But one caught me, big time. This year I will see how "big" time. Your comment, "Dog food..31 pounds." For me, for this year, a 40 pound ba... Read more
Me? Going to Jail? Don't dream of it..
Friday, December 30, 2011 3 comments
My 12/18/11 Dream and wake up call The Dream: As I was signing out, the dread of my actions that were now sending me to jail hit me. I woke up. The words, “What jail are you putting your self in?” rang in my head. In my dream, I had bee... Read more
Goals for 2012, Optimism returns!!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 3 comments
Health Goals for 2012. Be 40 lbs. lighter one pound at a time. Not finish last in my age group in the Meek and Mighty triathlon and beat my 7 year old grandson, too late for me for the 10 year old and lets not talk about the 13 year old.... ... Read more
“Hi Papa” as he flew by me…
Monday, May 02, 2011 0 comments
St Anthony’s Meek and Mighty 2011 triathlon is done. My swim was awful, my bike was slow (who on earth still think bricks are a good road surface?!!), and the walk/jog was okay. My oldest grandson passed me on the bike with a respectful “Hi Pa... Read more
70 on the back of my leg...
Monday, March 21, 2011 1 comments
In 5 weeks, I will compete in the Meek and Mighty triathlon in St. Petersburg, FL. I have been working on my swimming, and losing some weight and gaining aerobics. I have an impinged shoulder and a bum knee, but I will do it, no excuses. I wi... Read more
One armed swimming
Sunday, January 30, 2011 2 comments
Quick background. Finished Couch to 5k last October. I wanted to continue, but my knee was complaining. I have been babying it for 4 months. Also I developed a sore shoulder just from "life." I was also eating too much, fell into the trap, ... Read more
Give ourselves a Holidays gift, start now!
Sunday, October 31, 2010 0 comments
Dear Friends, We have about 9 weeks to go. 9 weeks of “finish up”, 9 more weeks to say “Yes!” to exercise and “No!” to excess calories. I encourage you to keep focus, to exercise and to log your minutes and food. Keep moving, keep logging, keep ... Read more
Falling in love with Charmin’ Garmin, but lonely.
Sunday, October 31, 2010 2 comments
I got to try out (make that HAD to try out) my new Garmin 305 yesterday. I ran two miles around a park near my home. What a fantastic device! I love it! I love the pacing time. I think it will help me to run faster. I still have to figure ... Read more
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