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The MMA chick, the bunny, and me...
Sunday, March 05, 2017      4 comments

While watching TV today, I saw a commercial for Colace. You know, the one with the tough looking MMA chick and the cute little bunny. While I have no need for their product, I did hear their message "try a little softness" (paraphrased). W... Read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      7 comments

In recognition of Independence Day, I would like to make the following statement : I declare myself independent from self deprecation. I will no longer refer to myself as fat, old or slow, either verbally or mentally. I will honor my ... Read more
Onward to Bethlehem ...
Monday, December 15, 2014      0 comments

Every year I attempt the virtual journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem over the 12 days of Christmas. This is a journey of 75 miles (approximate distance) and begins Christmas day (although some years I start on Christmas eve, if the weather is bad... Read more
Anybody remember Mrs. Wiggins ?
Monday, November 18, 2013      2 comments

Tim Conway's secretary ? Well, I have started to waddle like her, since I torqued my back running up six flights of stairs with a 45lb backpack full of meds (part of my job). I had to cancel long run yesterday, because I could barely walk uprigh... Read more
Thursday, November 14, 2013      1 comments

I have this crazy schedule, I work 12 hour night shifts (7pm to 7am) 7 days in a row and then have 7 days off. During my work week I do what I call "bookmark" workouts. These are workouts designed to maintain my current level of fitness. I try r... Read more
my velveteen rabbit moment....
Sunday, October 20, 2013      2 comments

I ran nine miles today, longest run in almost two years. Starting to feel "real" again (as in a real runner) !... Read more
carrying the weights...
Thursday, October 17, 2013      0 comments

Made it back into the weight room after at least a one year "pause"and an hour long spin class this morning. I'd forgotten how much I really dislike stength training and how much of a "cardio junkie" I am. Got to get past that and embrace "carry... Read more
Laissez les bon temps rouler !
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      0 comments

I just signed up for the Mardis Gras Marathon. It is the first distance race I will have done in the 2 years since the death of my father. I am through trying to fill that hole in my life with food and indolence. It seems only fitting that I toe... Read more
and the next step...
Monday, September 23, 2013      1 comments

First full day of Fall and it's time to get serious about nutrition, before the holiday wind-up begins. Finally feel like exercise piece of the puzzle is under control and I can move on to focusing on making more nutritious choices, instead of j... Read more
journey on...
Saturday, September 14, 2013      2 comments

Finally got down to what I call training weight and began a two week long nonstop foodfest. Really? After all it took to get here ? This wasn't even "entitlement eating", it's more like holeymoley, now I gotta put or shut up....got to a major mi... Read more