100 days of running-
I usually don't just post a "look how great I'm doing" entry as it seems too much like bragging. This time I'm going to do it. Mainly for the purpose so I can look at it. Sorry about the What I Did concept here, it's a make me feel good kind ... Read more
8 days to grind.
Hello everyone, this will be to the point. Sorry, but this blog is mostly for me to follow. Sometimes a person needs to commit publicly to keep themselves on track.
Some know I plan on running the Ann Arbor Marathon on Sunday the 29th. ... Read more
Maybe you were wondering
This is just a free write blog about myself. A few things some don't know, a few things most don't know, and just a few that no one cares to know.
Got new clothes for work today. Size- pants 34 long, shirt 16.5, 34/35 athletic fit.
Why... Read more
Patience = Success
This is a quick one. Some people may remember me having a very rotten attitude following my Feb 5k 2014 race for the BARC. See that day I didn't try hard enough, didn't have my head in it, and did not give it my all. I had earned a first plac... Read more
Changes in Running.
Most people here know I'm a runner. Some people think I'm a good runner. Not really, just tough and persistent about it. This winter I signed up for three local 5k, three half marathons 70 miles away, and one 10k in Port Huron. I've already ... Read more
The Chocolate Run
On Feb the whatever a race was held to prove the strong and the brave. What I mean is that it was cold, cold, cold, and slippery. So here goes in pictorial form.
First comes the pre race stretching. This isn't working so well. After man... Read more
Life just loves the curve ball.
I worked at it and tried. Even when life was changing the parameters, pushing forward was still the answer.
The 40 person party ran late, bar was very busy, and instead of getting help- I was overworking and giving help. By the time work ... Read more
We've all been there.
So this has been a rough month.
Won a diet bet- ate two full boxes of chocolate
Lost some weight- rebounded most of it
Two newbies at work- all the stress of training them (one has zero experience)
Heavy race month (10k, 5k, HM... Read more
The latest news.
Life is ok- not great, but ok.
Work got worse then better. One person fired, me with 8 weeks in a row of 50plus hours. We now have two new employees that are both working out. The owner really stuck it to me with some really bad hours. ... Read more
A brief update in life
My son is on his third day of getting his work done. Last night he couldn't sleep, so he did his laundry. This is a major accomplishment, Read more
Taking aim on 2015.
No resolutions this year, not one. My goal will be to keep going with the processes started in 2014.
Last year was set forth with many goals with almost all of them half completed. The only one taken care of was to run the 7 half-marath... Read more
Perspective and the Results of Perseverance
Some days you wake up to nothing having gone right in the past 12 hours. My day was supposed to be two great races with a half-marathon in the morning and a 5k for dinner. It was scheduled for me to be out of work by 10:30 PM (Friday night), s... Read more
Meet my therapist, Mr. Salomon
In light of all my family difficulties- daughter into crisis again, son's ADHD medicine having another cascade failure, and my wife (not going into this). I've decided on my own therapist too. His name is Mr. Salomon, and here is his picture.... Read more
Running with a Friend.
As a bar/server employee you might think I have lots of friends. This could not be farther from the truth. I could have 1000 drinking buddies, but conversations are almost all limited to 2 minutes or less. When everyone is out with friends, o... Read more
One week removed.
This will be low on words and high on pictures. This is my trip away with 6 of my high school friends. It is an annual outing to a cabin, and a relaxing weekend. The only requirement- everyone gets to be themselves. Here's my trip.
My ... Read more
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