Nostalgia is defined as a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.That would be a good description of my thoughts about The Oak Barrel Half Marathon and Lynchburg, TN. Continue reading The Return
I am late to this running game and I took a long strange trip to get here. Cutting to the chase, I found myself in my early 40’s, morbidly obese and in danger of not being able to perform my duties as a paramedic. My once 5’10” frame had compressed by an inch. I weighed 370 pounds and my waist was 56 inches. Something had to give or I was in serious danger of not only losing a job I loved but also of losing my life. Continue reading The Journey Begins
Being overweight is a vicious circle of a ride. Once you start to go down that road it is so easy to keep going and so hard to stop. I am not a Guru of any sort but with my own struggles I have learned a few things. The more sedentary I was the more weight I gained, the more weight I gained the more sedentary I was. I have come to realize that I was an uncontrolled Foodaholic. Continue reading The Ongoing War
My usual blog is about weight loss or how my runs are going, how excited I am or how I feel that I need to do more or better. This one is different, it has to do with my current trip.
I am sitting in the Airport in Atlanta. I was supposed to be landing in Dallas in a couple of minutes but Continue reading Balance