PAPA175's Blogs

Trail Run and Fitness
Saturday, June 14, 2014      2 comments

Well folks, we did it! We went back to Winder, GA this year for the Peace Place trail race and it was such a great time. My beautiful bride made me so proud to see her strength and determination in completing this difficult trail. We stayed toge... Read more
Time to vent (yet again)
Sunday, February 02, 2014      9 comments

Well, here I sit after realizing that this past month has been tremendously stressful and mostly sedentary. We are still dealing with our 24 year old married daughter who acts like she's 15 on Facebook. Both she and her husband act similarly and... Read more
Getting back on track
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      3 comments

Greetings! Yesterday was my first day back running/walking! It felt so good to be able to feel the dirt under my Adidas-clad feet! What made it even better was that my running companions were my beautiful and inspirational wife, my precious gran... Read more
Getting behind
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      2 comments

This week started as a work in progress. I actually thought it was getting positive but it seems to have gone south steadily. My relationship with my beautiful wife is great but our concerns over the grandchildren are feeling like lead weights d... Read more
Saturday, October 26, 2013      5 comments

Hello again sparkpeople! Today was an exhausting day at work, to say the least. I worked an extra 12-hour shift but not in the warehouse, in the mixing room. We make, store and ship cookies where I work. What a vocation for a man trying to life ... Read more
Work out at Work
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      8 comments

My beloved wife came up with a great idea and I just wanted to share it with my loyal blog readers. She calls it , "Workfit." She sends me a text with a list of a few simple exercises a few times a day (1 after I complete the previous set). It c... Read more
New Way of Doing Things
Monday, October 07, 2013      5 comments

Well, all my readers, it is time for a new blog. My precious wife and I are just starting a new set of diet and exercise plans. It will be different for me because I usually ignore my diet but I want to change that. I am blessed with a wife that... Read more
Three Things I've Accomplished
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      6 comments

I'm having some motivational issues and the Spark coach challenge for today was to list 3 accomplishments I have done. Controlling my anger at work utilizing spare time for exercise helping my wife while she does paperwork Walking ... Read more
A Wonderful Time to enjoy what God has done for me!
Sunday, June 16, 2013      7 comments

Well, here I sit resting after work. My beautiful bride and I have have eaten a healthy dinner(Freshetta Harvest Supreme, yum!) showered, and are settled in for the night. We had a wonderful 5K race last week in Winder, Ga which sadly resulted i... Read more
New Blog, New Outlook on Eating
Monday, June 10, 2013      6 comments

Recently I have not seen any weight change at all and realize that I need to do something about my eating. Over indulging may put me further away from my goal if I do not get it under control now. Muscle weighs more than fat and regardless of wh... Read more
Birthday Run (video blog)
Sunday, January 13, 2013      4 comments

Went to Aiken State Park and hiked with my wife and grand daughter.... Read more
Birthday party!!!
Sunday, January 13, 2013      2 comments

You'll never guess what I did for my birthday! My wife (she's 41), my grand daughter (she's 4), & me (42 on the 11th) went to the Aiken State Park and we had a great day. We played on the tire swings, ate a great picnic lunch, and went for a gre... Read more
New Year, New Challenges
Friday, January 04, 2013      4 comments

Well folks, I have finally decided to put somethings on my sparkpage. I have been very remiss with my participation and I hope you will forgive me. There have been a few trials and challenges these past few months and my wife and I have been thr... Read more
August Journal, some failure and some success
Sunday, August 26, 2012      2 comments

August is almost over and I have hardly been on here. We are use to having our granddaughter here and spending time with her and when she calls she tells us she wants to come home. This has been a trying month for me. They moved away and we hope... Read more