When I started losing weight I did it almost exclusively through first diet and then walking and running. I toyed with the idea of working out and even visited a couple of the places but nothing really seemed worth what the price was to me.
Two fairly innocent looking numbers for most people. For me they are looming, ever shrinking, taunting me.
72, the number of days until the Oak Barrel Half Marathon. Continue reading The Countdown
Monday morning when I got off work it was cold and raining hard. I had rain gear with me but couldn’t bring myself to run. I wondered around town and then I remembered that Beatrice had recently posted about joining the YMCA, so I decided to check it out. Continue reading The Next Chapter
As I said, I hope to post regular progress reports on this site. January first; by tradition the first is a day of reflection and trying to make changes in ones’ life. As I detailed earlier the reflection I saw was of a back slider, someone who had become lazy. Phase two of the tradition is making changes to change the course you are taking. For me this involved a re-dedication to a healthy lifestyle. Continue reading New Years 2015
I started this blog to share with any and every one my struggles and triumphs in weight loss and running. This has allowed me to meet and interact with many people who have had some of the same problems as me: Shawn Allen, Brittany Ervin, so many others who are fighting and winning this Continue reading Back on the Horse
As I have written on the other pages, 2014 was a year of many highs and lows. The Year started awesome and if I could have kept up that pace I have no idea where I might have ended up. The official totals per my Garmin 610 watch are: Continue reading 2014 Year End Report/2015 Goals