Right here, right now!
Friday, July 29, 2011      7 comments

I found out last night that my older brother is in the hospital again. He is in the ICU, and they are running tests to find out what may be wrong with him. Apparantly he was having chest pains last night that were bad enough to go to the em... Read more
Breaking the Cycle
Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

Everyone has seen it: the show or the news article about the person who weighs 700+ lbs. They try to get them medical help but the person can't leave their house. Walls are physically removed and the patient is transported by heavy moving equip... Read more
Saying Goodbye
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      9 comments

How do you say goodbye to something that has been a part of your life for about 34 years? People, as a general rule, have attachments, both to good things and to bad. We like familiarty, we cling to things that don't change, almost like a buff... Read more
Preparing for the Battle
Saturday, May 29, 2010      7 comments

Since it's only a couple of days until Memorial Day, I've been thinking about soldiers, and the sort of work that it takes to be a soldier. The primary job of the soldier is to prepare for battle, physically, mentally and spiritually. I think ... Read more
How bad do you want it?
Thursday, May 27, 2010      6 comments

It occurred to me today, after talking to my wife about weight loss and looking at some of the awesome success pics on Sparkpeople, that there is really one main difference between the people on here that succeed and the people that give up. De... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Persistence is the key!
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      92 comments

Why do we fail at weight loss? We can blame it on a lot of things. Too tired, no time, injuries, can't get motivated, you name it and we can use it as an excuse. How many times have I come close to "total victory" only to fall back into my... Read more
Couch to 5k
Friday, May 21, 2010      8 comments

I started night two of couch to 5k tonight. I was using different shoes and a new MP3 player which really seemed to help, although it did make my toes hurt a little. I'm hoping that will get better as the shoes break in. It felt really good t... Read more